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  1. August 2021 DEI Spotlight

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/august-2021-dei-spotlight

    strengthening of families, enhancement of agriculture systems and the expansion of local business ... Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL). Facilitating national conversations, alongside CFAES faculty and DEI ... your career path lead to this type of advocacy work?    My career path has allowed me the privilege to engage ...

  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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Karima Samadi

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/news/dei-faculty-and-staff-spotlight-karima-samadi

    Agriculture Knowledge Integration Specialist at CFAES' Knowledge Exchange. Karima delivers the broader ... connected to colleagues through the CFAES DEI Book Club. ·How did your career path lead to this type of ... provided experiences in childhood obesity prevention, food and agriculture education, and nutrition ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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