Garden Tip and Tricks So In-Soil and Raised Beds Get A Good Start
Spring is finally here (well, kinda of). The first day of Spring is past us and the outside temperature is slowly warming up! It almost time to start planting our vegetable gardens for the year. If you are new to gardening, I’ve listed some tips and tric ...
National Nutrition Month Turns 50. How Would You Fare On MyPlate Test?
Make good choices. It’s a favorite piece of advice teachers give their students. It also works well for deciding what foods we eat and how much exercise we fit into our schedule. National Nutrition Month, celebrated in March, stresses the importance of a ...
Can Root-Knot Nematodes be a Problem in Ohio?
Don’t Miss Travis Faske’s Seminar on a Very Serious Pathogen of Soybean. Dr. Travis Faske, prestigious nematologist from University of Arkansas, will visit the Department of Plant Pathology at Ohio State University and give a seminar titled: “Root-Knot Ne ...
Early Spring Weed Identification
Winter annual, biennial, and perennial weeds are starting to become more noticeable up as fields green up across the state. Identification of these species can help in planning for spring burndown programs. OSU weed science has resources to help with ...
When and How Much Nitrogen to Apply to Wheat
Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring N may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield benefit to early N applications as long as the application was made by Feekes GS 6 (one visible node). (If ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 3
Episode 3 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbj62wuyr-4 In Episode 3, Dr. Aaron Wilson, OSU Extension Ag Weather & Climate Field Specialist, provides a look at this week’s weather along with a season-long weather ...
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Yellow Pie Plate Research Helps Families Resolve Heirloom Conflict
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwe ...
46 Gallons of Sap Makes 1 Gallon of Pancake Topper
Last weekend my family and I visited Malabar Farm located in Lucas, Ohio for their yearly maple syrup festival. This event takes you back in time to show you how they produced maple syrup centuries ago. You get to watch historical demonstrations, ride on ...