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  1. Plant Now to Graze Later

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

    weather. However, now is the time to start thinking about planting cool season annuals and winter cover ... interesting about this experiment is the nutrient content of the forages provided. The stockpiled pasture ... averaged about 16% crude protein over the course of the grazing period. Oats started off strong at 22% ...

  2. Laundry Tips and Myths

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

    surprising as well. Have you heard about freezing rather than washing your jeans? The idea behind this ... difficult to find perfect-fitting jeans, it seems appealing to try about anything that might keep that ... dermatologist, killing bacteria typically requires temperatures of 80 degrees below freezing. Our home freezers ...

  3. 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

    dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... placed every 35 feet and can mitigate ½ inch of water per day. “Good” drainage clears about 3/8 inch of ... water per day with tile every 50 feet. “Fair” drainage is placed every 70 feet and will mitigate about ...

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

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

    interesting point about this is vaccinated chicks need to be fed unmedicated feed to prevent a nulling effect ... or brooder box to keep them warm – about 90-95 degrees for the first week of life. A chick feeder and ... drink from. Now let’s talk about a few breeds. Cornish Cross: T he most popular meat breed and what you ...

  5. Crop Scouting Update

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

    As the growing season moves along so do the potential pests and diseases of our various crops. ... in some fields with about 10% of the stand showing feeding damage. The threshold for treatment is ... especially on agronomic crops can be found at our county website: wayne.osu.edu and by subscribing there to ...

  6. Corn Smut

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-smut

    Smut The last smut to talk about is false smut caused by Ustilaginoidea virens, which typically impacts ...

  7. 4-H Camps Return This Summer

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/4-h-camps-return-summer

    of January 1 st of this year, can attend our 3-night, 4-day residential camp at 4-H Camp Ohio in ... pulleys and cables that are connected, another group of about 8 youth will run in the opposite direction.  ... up in the air about 20 – 30 feet where they will be suspended and “flying” for a few minutes until ...

  8. Summer Forage Field Days

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/summer-forage-field-days

    Improving soil with multi-species grazing and accelerated lambing will be the theme of our first ... to learn more about the use of accelerated lambing with registered Dorset sheep and corn, oats, and ...

  9. Thanks for a Great Junior Fair!

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/thanks-great-junior-fair

    There are so many people to thank for doing so many things that go into making our Wayne County ... Superintendent, here are a few of the many key people that deserve special recognition and appreciation. First let ... me say thank you to our 4-H and FFA youth and their parents. They have many choices for how and where ...

  10. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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

    our warmer than average temperatures that are causing growing degree days (GDD) to be accumulated at ... about the landscape inspecting plants and knocking any beetles that are found into the soapy water.  ... This control option works well as long as the gardener is diligent about the daily beetle patrol. For ...

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