Evaluate Alfalfa Stands for Winter Injury
As alfalfa stands break dormancy and begin growth growers should make plans to take some time to evaluate the health of those stands and determine if there was winter injury. Rory Lewandowski, retired ANR Educator for OSU Extension – Wayne County, compile ...
Take Home Success From The Greenhouse
Take Home Success From The Greenhouse Saturday, April 29th, from 9:00am-11:00am You've purchased some annuals for your flower beds and some vegetable plants for your garden, now what? Join OSU Extension-Wayne County for a workshop on being successful ...
Cooking with Kate-Spring Classes
Join Kate Shumaker, OSU Extension Educator and Registered Dietitian, at “Cooking with Kate” for a new perspective on food. Watch new recipes being prepared. Gain practical cooking tips and techniques. Taste samples of the foods prepared. Presented by Ohio ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wayne County 4-H Dairy Department Things To Consider Before Taking a Dairy Project Think about how much space is required to house a Dairy Heifer Calf or Dairy Cow. Do you have enough physical space and the proper shelter? Are you aware of feed costs an ...
Consider Using Tax Refund As A Safety net For Later In The Year
I was at a meeting recently where some interesting research was shared. In essence, Duke University and the company that makes a tax program reached out to more than 900,000 individuals concerning their tax refund. They included a motivational message o ...
Fruit Tree Workshop and DSU Banquet Dates and Info
Dairy Service Unit Banquet, Tree Fruit Workshop Please join us for an evening of food and fellowship as we acknowledge the dairy industry of Wayne and Ashland Counties. The evening highlights include award presentations for dairy management, dairy product ...