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  1. 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

    table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... Agricultural ditches are a necessary part of most drainage systems. These provide channels for the water to ...

  2. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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

    but they also feed on the roots of ornamental trees and shrubs as well as garden crops.  The damage ... on flower buds and fruit.  Often it may seem to the gardener that the home landscape is overrun with ... pesticide. There is, however, a non-chemical control option available to the diligent gardener.  The first ...

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

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

    a rural setting, having backyard birds isn’t an issue. However, if you’re in an urban or suburban area, ...

  4. Crop Scouting Update

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

    identified by long brown lesions on the leaves. This fungal disease poses the most risk during wet years and ... Contaminated fruit is not to be sold. For more information from Wayne County’s Integrated Pest Management ... our weekly agriculture e-newsletter.   Matthew Nussbaum is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural ...

  5. Erosion Control

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/erosion-control

    Overview The top 6-8" of soil (or topsoil) is uniquely able to support plant and microbial ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ... lighter ones, will keep soil aggregates intact to slow the breakdown of organic matter and help prevent ...

  6. Honda Supports Wayne County 4-H

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

    such as acting, art, astronomy, babysitting, bicycling, career exploration, electricity, gardening ...

  7. Laundry Tips and Myths

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/laundry-tips-and-myths

    a worthwhile practice to sort and wash similar colors and soil levels together. Why risk ruining that favorite ... Instead, wash after wearing about three times unless visibly soiled or sweaty. Wash in cold water to help ...

  8. Commercial Soil Testing

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/commercial-soil-testing

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/soil-heavy-metal-testing/sampling-instructions Soluble Salts Soluble salts commonly found in soils include calcium, magnesium, sodium, chloride, ... https://soilhealth.osu.edu/sites/soilhealth/files/imce/WhitePapers/Soil%20Aggregate%20Stability.pdf Soil Sampling for Contaminant Testing (for homeowners) Ohio State's Damaged Soil ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ...

  9. Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/veterans-harvest-virtual-conference-veterans-agriculture

    Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture 5 consecutive Tuesdays ... Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture. Click here for the registration form. All ... Network •August 10: “Programming for Veterans in Agriculture: How Maine Does It" by Anne Devin, ...

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

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

    reproduce in moist environments, so soiled bedding, old feed, and manure piles are prime areas to locate ...

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