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  1. Crop Scouting Update

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/crop-scouting-update

    when 50% of the stand is damaged. Some Northern corn leaf blight has also been found in corn. It is ... ladybug may consume up to 5,000 aphids during its lifespan.) Spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is a fruit fly ... the time of harvest, very noticeable white larvae are in the fruit. This is unlike most fly species ...

  2. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

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    all over again. One piece of that routine might include packing lunches, which can feel like a hassle ... calories for healthy lunches. It’s more important to focus on getting a variety of healthy foods. Offer ... healthy foods and allow your child to pick. If kids are used to eating highly processed foods, it will ...

  3. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. Or My Cows!

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    I must give it a positive aspect, the lack of flies and other flying pests make it somewhat enjoyable ... horse fly is probably the most recognizable with its large size and intimidating buzzing of wings; the ... Farming in the winter is usually not a livestock producer’s favorite time of the year. But, if ...

  4. Upcoming Ag Events

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    information. Wayne County New & Small Farm College  August 31- October 12 The 2021 "New and Small Farm ... 2:30 PM RSVP at morrow.ofbf.org or 419-747-7488 by July 31, 2021   Composting in Ohio and Beyond: ... A virtual tour of the industry Wednesday, August 25 | 9:00 am-noon (EDT) Join us for a free virtual tour of ...

  5. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

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    a broiler chick hatches to the time it can be enjoyed on the table is between six-eight weeks. If you order ... reducing the wait time before they start laying at 4-5 months of age. Broilers, or meat chickens, do not ... provide you with that luxury because of their quick finishing rate. Your stories live here.From the time ...

  6. Making Time for Family Vacations

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    vacation time and I hope you will find it helpful as well. On average, most Americans only use half of ... vacations, but usually it’s a good stress.  Once the dates are planned and the commitment is made, then we ... July is a month where many are looking forward to time away from work, a vacation that can be ...

  7. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

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    It’s not a surprise to anyone that last week was a little wet. Okay, maybe a lot wet. Most folks ... ditches, or a combination of both. For those of you unfamiliar with tile, it is not the ceramic floor tiles ... ditch with one depth. However, a two-stage ditch has, you guessed it, two depths. There is a step or ...

  8. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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    on flower buds and fruit.  Often it may seem to the gardener that the home landscape is overrun with ... aware that all chemical pesticides carry some degree of toxicity and that it is important to follow ... agronomic and horticultural crop production. In soybeans, it is important to scout flowering soybean fields ...

  9. Easy Home Food Preservation

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    burn. Label packages with the name of the herb and the date it was packaged. Use within 3-6 months for ... name a few. There are several methods that require little equipment which makes it easier to try out ...

  10. Laundry Tips and Myths

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    Laundry. It’s often a dreaded yet necessary task. I assume I’m not the only one who has let the ... clothes in the hamper pile up until it’s overflowing then groan at the thought of having to fold it all ... once it’s washed. While I’m not sure I can provide any information that will make the process of ...

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