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  1. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    fields to allow the seeds to germinate. Regardless of seeding, always make sure to run a soil test for pH ... summary, prepare for late summer forage planting as you would other times of year – soil test, prepare ...

  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

    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 ...

  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. Teaching Gardens @ Miami County Fairgrounds

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/teaching-gardens-miami-county-fairgrounds-0

    [Insert rendering of gardens] Click on the links below for a complete list of plants and growing ... information.  Succulent Garden Drought Tolerant Garden Butterfly Garden Herb Garden The horticulture garden beds ... were re-designed in 2021 by the Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers. ...

  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 ... life. But topsoil can be depleted by wind or water erosion and poor management, leading to lower ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Crop Scouting Update

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

    our weekly agriculture e-newsletter.   Matthew Nussbaum is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural ...

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

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

    stress to stock, leading to diminished performance. House flies are the benign, although annoying, fly ... reproduce in moist environments, so soiled bedding, old feed, and manure piles are prime areas to locate ...

  10. Drainage

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/drainage

    Overview  Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow drainage and standing ... matter.  Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less ... biota and structure. Avoid Soil compaction Working your soils while wet can lead to soil compaction, ...

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