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  1. Try It, You’ll Like It!

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/try-it-you%E2%80%99ll-it

    When is the last time you tried a new food?  How about a new recipe?  Sometimes we all struggle with eating or purchasing the same foods, but especially with young children it’s important to offer new foods to expand their food choices.  Sometimes that’s ...

  2. Liming Considerations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/liming-considerations

    Last week in this column I briefly discussed soil testing.  Soil pH is one piece of information received on a soil test report.   Soil pH affects nutrient availability, herbicide activity, and crop development.  Regular, periodic soil testing can tell you ...

  3. Provide Water to Baby Calves

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/provide-water-baby-calves

    Even though temperatures are cooling down, continue to provide free-choice water for dairy calves. Calves are not born with a functioning rumen; they can’t digest forages until the rumen begins to develop.  It is known that grain helps rumen development a ...

  4. 2nd Annual Wayne County 4-H Legacy Dinner

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/2nd-annual-wayne-county-4-h-legacy-dinner

    Reception begins at 5:30 pm Dinner served at 7:00 pm followed by a brief program and live auction. Download Invitation and Response Form     ...

  5. Healthier Lifestyles

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/healthier-lifestyles

    Wow, what beautiful weather we’ve been having!  I love to be able to get outside to enjoy the sunshine at the end of the day and even the crisp morning and evening air.  What is your favorite time of day?  What do you and your family enjoy doing to be act ...

  6. Soil Sampling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/soil-sampling

    Fall is a good time of the year to sample soil.  Basic information included in standard soil tests include soil pH, buffer pH, soil organic matter, cation exchange capacity, soil nutrient levels for phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and base satu ...

  7. Abnormal Corn Ears

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/abnormal-corn-ears

    As we get into our corn grain harvest season, it will not be uncommon this year to see some abnormal corn ears.  A few weeks ago, Peter Thomison OSU Extension corn specialist wrote a very good article about this topic. Excessive rainfall followed by late ...

  8. Solar Energy for Agricultural Production Workshop

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/solar-energy-agricultural-production-workshop

    Solar energy use is growing and finding practical applications in a number of agricultural enterprises. Many agricultural operations have been able to take advantage of programs that help them to pay some of the installation expense.  Come an learn more a ...

  9. Grain Bin Safety Procedures

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-safety-procedures

    Take some time before the harvest season to review safety procedures around the grain bin.  Anyone who works around the bins and grain handling equipment should know where to find shut-off switches, fire extinguishers, and emergency phone numbers.  Some g ...

  10. Grain Bin Storage Preparation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-storage-preparation

    Corn and soybean harvest has started on some fields and will be starting soon in others.  Given the grain price situation, grain storage may be an important marketing strategy.  Grain storage is all about maintaining grain quality.  Before harvest starts, ...

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