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  1. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    fruit, grains, protein and dairy. Why include all the food groups? Because each group helps provide ... vitamins, and milk or yogurt can help with calcium intake, which is needed for growing bones. Pre-packaged ... take some time to adjust. Help your child understand why the change is important for their body to work ...

  2. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

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    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 ... Agricultural ditches are a necessary part of most drainage systems. These provide channels for the water to ...

  3. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://champaign.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/mgv-documents/cover-crops-garden

    crop has finished producing for the season so the weed control is most helpful with winter annuals. If ... they help, rather than hinder, the main garden crops. Types of Covers When deciding which cover crop to ... greater risk for frost damage. Two cover crops gardeners should avoid are annual ryegrass and vetch. These ...

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

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

    your backyard. In the suburb I grew up in, having up to three chickens was permitted as long as they ...

  5. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    2:30 PM RSVP at morrow.ofbf.org or 419-747-7488 by July 31, 2021   Composting in Ohio and Beyond: ...

  6. Grow Eat Series

    https://champaign.osu.edu/node/3240

    Series Partnering with local farmers and food entrepreneurs, we have a series of cooking videos that ... feature local produce you can buy or grow on your own.          Past Events June 15, 6-7:30pm: Pesticide ... properly use them and how to wash produce to ensure it is clean before consuming. This interactive workshop ...

  7. Making Time for Family Vacations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/making-time-family-vacations

    vacation time and I hope you will find it helpful as well. On average, most Americans only use half of ... it’s fun for everyone.  The planning is part of the joy in the journey- watch movies of sites you’d ... vacations may be better than one long one, which may help if you enjoy visiting the same vicinity, like an ...

  8. Laundry Tips and Myths

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    Instead, wash after wearing about three times unless visibly soiled or sweaty. Wash in cold water to help ... might help clothes last a little longer and save the headache of needing to rewash, as well as dispel ... a worthwhile practice to sort and wash similar colors and soil levels together. Why risk ruining that favorite ...

  9. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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

    30 days. They can feed on the foliage of various fruit and vegetable crops grown in Ohio, causing ... damage to the plant, and increasing the risk of fungal diseases. Their emergence during mid-summer can ...

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

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

    Farming in the winter is usually not a livestock producer’s favorite time of the year. But, if ... to 30 days – a large increase in costs especially with current feed prices. Stable flies prefer to ... stable fly eggs. Sanitation, sticky traps, and sprays can help in controlling this fly population. Horn ...

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