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  1. What does your family emergency plan look like?

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    and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least 72 hours.  Local officials and relief ... items are suggested when selecting emergency food supplies.  Many of these items are likely in your ... Food for infants Water is an essential element to survival and a necessary item in an emergency supply ...

  2. Choosing a milkweed species for your garden

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    varieties of milkweed native to Ohio, but three of these are the most commonly available in seed packets. ... These three species are very different in their appearance and their growth characteristics. Knowing the ... tuberose, butterfly weed, can grow to three feet tall but is usually about 2 feet tall in a garden. It ...

  3. Hellebore – Soon the first flowers of the hellebore will Welcome Spring

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    they are pollinated in the early spring by crawling insects and small animals scurrying by.  They set ... Hellebores also known as Christmas or Lenten Roses are wonderful additions to a shade garden.  In ... this area, their green leaves show through the snow all winter and in very early spring they bloom with ...

  4. Welcome to our New 4-H Families!

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    completing the 4-H project book and the benefits youth gain from participating in 4-H. Each project book ... allows each youth to use some creative energy in learning about a topic.  The projects can be completed ... by participating in activities through organized groups or by carrying out the activities ...

  5. Quality Assurance Test-Out

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    participate in the test-out on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Extension Office. There are two age ... categories for the test (12-14) and (15-18). There are 50 multiple-choice questions in each age category and ... of the three Quality Assurance programs scheduled in order to show and sell their animal at the ...

  6. Caring For Your Christmas Cactus

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    native species produced in the 1840’s.  The original plants came from a small area near the coast in the ... a segment, let it dry for a few days, and then place it in barely moist vermiculite; pot up several so ... everyone can have one.  In fact, all the true Christmas cactus plants are a clone of a single hybrid of two ...

  7. Managing "Pollen Drift" to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

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    Author:  Peter Thomison Summarized by:  Cindy Meyer In the last C.O.R.N newsletter (corn.osu.edu, ... premiums that non-GMO corn is receiving in the market today.  As Thomison reports, according to the ... USDA-ERS (http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in ...

  8. Dairy Service Unit Raffle-Mania

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    benefit Youth in Agriculture.  Hope to see you there!   Flyer ...

  9. Emotional Cues and Eating

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    portions.  Limit the amount of chips or candy by putting a few in a small bowl instead of mindlessly eating ... started eating in the first place?  If so, don’t feel guilty; you are not alone.  Recent studies suggest ... high-fat foods in response to emotional stress.  Many of us are programmed to turn to food for comfort at ...

  10. Strengthening Families over Dinner

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    family structure.  The conversations that go hand-in-hand with dinner help parents learn more about their ... Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University in a research survey of teens and parents found that, ... Are more likely to say their parents are proud of them Are likelier to say they confide in their ...

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