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  1. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    Upcoming Ag Events Presale Tickets for Farm Science Review They're here....Farm Science ... for the annual Farm Science Review form September 21-23, 2021! Go to https://fsr.osu.edu/home for more ... so, this six-week course is just for you! Class size is limited to the first 50 registrations.Click ...

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

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    I talked with reported no less than 2 inches of rain in a day of torrential downpours. For a 10-acre farm, ... that equates to 543,080 gallons of water! I won’t even mention the volume for larger tracts of land ... increase usable land, and increase plant root mass. Methods can include subsurface drainage (tile), surface ...

  3. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    sometimes. Yet a healthy lunch is important for a child’s growth and development. If you pack your child’s ... vitamins, and milk or yogurt can help with calcium intake, which is needed for growing bones. Pre-packaged ... calories for healthy lunches. It’s more important to focus on getting a variety of healthy foods. Offer ...

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

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    safeguard them against disease. When your chicks arrive home, they will need a few items to set them up for ... success. For starters, where will they be housed? They will be very small and vulnerable, so make sure they ... or brooder box to keep them warm – about 90-95 degrees for the first week of life. A chick feeder and ...

  5. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    a quicker rate than most years.  Plant and insect development are both correlated with growing degree days.  ... several weeks. Japanese beetle adults are known to feed on over 400 species of plants. The larval or grub ... form of Japanese beetles are known for the damage they cause by feeding on the roots of turf grasses, ...

  6. Easy Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/easy-home-food-preservation

    spacing the herbs out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Place the baking sheet in the freezer for about ... burn. Label packages with the name of the herb and the date it was packaged. Use within 3-6 months for ... best quality. Alternatively, there are four methods for drying herbs – oven, microwave, air, and ...

  7. Crop Scouting Update

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

    Contaminated fruit is not to be sold. For more information from Wayne County’s Integrated Pest Management ... disease pressure which allows for more efficient and tailored control options. Agronomic Crops In hay ... major insect pest that we will be looking for the rest of the hay season. So far, in the fields that we ...

  8. Making Time for Family Vacations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/making-time-family-vacations

    mind and/or approach about taking time away from work. There is stress involved in getting ready for ... enhances the experience for a couple of weeks. While tying up ends at work, making sure communications are ... clear and details for projects in place.  At home, there’s always the list of what’s needed for the ...

  9. Honda Supports Wayne County 4-H

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/honda-supports-wayne-county-4-h

    support for our camp counselors.  4-H Camp just ended July 3 rd and 184 youth, counselors, and adult ... swimming, scuba diving, zip lining, and much more.  We are very grateful for the support of businesses like ... woodworking, and livestock projects that 4-H is so well known for, but also include a myriad of other topics ...

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

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/shoo-fly-dont-bother-me-or-my-cows

    compared to pastured animals. Sanitation is the main management strategy to keep them under control. Keep ... wasp kit for your region. These wasps feed upon the larvae of the flies, preventing the metamorphosis ... threshold for horn flies is 200 flies/animal and when flies are properly controlled, growing and finishing ...

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