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  1. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    form. Organic matter in the soil improves plant growth by  stimulating the development of beneficial ... 2020). How Does Composting Improve Soil Health? Compost returns organic matter to the soil in a usable ... improving the capacity to hold water and nutrients (particularly in sandy soils), and adding essential ...

  2. AGRONOMIC CROPS TEAM

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/agronomic-crops-team

    C. The OSU Extension Agronomic Crops Team provides timely information to corn, soybean, wheat, and ... forage producers all year long. One tool the team uses is the weekly C.O.R.N. Newsletter at ... crop adoption, ranging from when to roller crimp cereal grains, to what species of cover crops survive ...

  3. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    that you have less interest in food than you did before. Many people over the age of 65 are either ... those from plants (canola, corn, olive, peanut, safflower, soybean, sunflower, etc.) and those naturally ... Intern, Department of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University; and Abbey Mens, Dietetic Intern, ...

  4. Naturalist Series: An Overview of Deer Management in Ohio

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/naturalist-series-overview-deer-management-ohio-0

    available.  To view the program flyer, click  HERE Topics to include a very brief history of deer in Ohio, the ... We are planning for an in-person event, however, we will be monitoring the situation and will go ... virtual if needed.  Click  HERE   to register! Register quickly as we have a limited number of seats ...

  5. Considering carbon markets? Look but don’t leap

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/considering-carbon-markets-look-don%E2%80%99t-leap

    specialist; Luke Crumley, director of public policy and nutrient management for the Ohio Corn and Wheat ... farming, in the range of $55 to $110 per acre annually, Sohngen said. Carbon markets have emerged in recent ... measures that store more carbon in plants and soil. When plants grow, they take up carbon dioxide through ...

  6. Wet but well worth it: Farm Science Review 2021

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/wet-well-worth-it-farm-science-review-2021

    can poison livestock, and one of the timelier issues, farming in the rain and other difficult weather ... flying over a field or standing in the middle of a pumpkin patch. Next year’s FSR, Sept. 20–22, will be ... Alayna DeMartini LONDON, Ohio—A deluge of rain might have shortened this year’s Farm Science ...

  7. iFarm Immersive Theater makes its debut at Farm Science Review

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/ifarm-immersive-theater-makes-its-debut-farm-science-review

    Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a beehive, or ride in the cockpit of a crop duster?  ... outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences ... (CFAES), gives viewers the opportunity to participate in 18 different immersive agricultural experiences. ...

  8. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    square foot of soil. Improve the soil’s organic matter by mixing in 3–4 inches of compost or composted ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... Perpetual, and Valentine. Rhubarb varieties vary in color and the number of seed stalks produced. Some ...

  9. Nurturant Grandfathering: Let’s Get Involved

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5800

    found that there are an estimated 31 million grandfathers in the United States of America (Survey of ... recent decades toward a greater variety of nurturing behaviors, there has been an increased interest in ... term generativity to refer to a stage of human maturity in which adults develop “the interest in ...

  10. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    facility. In addition, the number of fans needed to create a four-to-five-mile-per-hour flow rate for only ... popularity with exhibitors of smaller animals. This increase in electrical usage can easily overload the ... foot of net opening for every 100 square feet of floor area. Ridge openings are more effective in the ...

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