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  1. A Balanced Life: Personal Wellness Is More Than Just Eating Vegetables

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/balanced-life-personal-wellness-more-just-eating-vegetables

    Think about how you would answer this question. “What does healthy look like to you?” So many ... times, in our current state of busy lives, I’d venture to say that many of us don’t really give it much ... regardless of the day of the week, sit down and spend time talking about what is going on in each other’s ...

  2. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0065

    about matching programs, refer to the Ohioline nutrition incentives fact sheet series. Applying for SNAP ... the market contact, the market’s physical location, and information about responsible officials. ... designated bank account. For additional information about the voucher system, contact the EBT Section of the ...

  3. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    harvesting forage to be stored as dry hay can be the most difficult.  Plant physiology and growth prevents us ... mower swaths as wide as possible and rake once the moisture has fallen to about 50 percent.  The final ... at 16 percent. Finally, after all the work to get your hay made you can’t forget about the storage of ...

  4. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    you, you could end up being neither rich nor king." This publication delves into the composition ... Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, Noam Wasserman, 2013. This publication focuses ... decisions about the board are heavily dependent on the ambitions and goals of the founder/owner of the farm ...

  5. With Livestock Leases, 4-H Clubs Have Something For Everyone

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-leases-4-h-clubs-have-something-everyone

    one way the 4-H program allows members to learn about animals without owning one. Members may also ... and have a great time is what it’s all about.”           Seeing the 4-H’ers smile and have fun is what ... the youth learn more about the dairy industry. Owning a dairy animal is a continuous learning ...

  6. 4-H Day at NASA Glenn Research Center

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/events/4-h-day-nasa-glenn-research-center

    4-H Day at NASA Glenn Research Center. Friday, June 14, 2024 9:00am- 1:00pm. Learn about: NASA ...

  7. It's Patio Grilling Season, And Here Are Tips To Ward Off The Germs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/its-patio-grilling-season-and-here-are-tips-ward-germs

    The early spring weather has allowed us to enjoy several meals being prepared or served outdoors.  ... things to keep in mind so that everyone enjoys the food, and it stays safe.  Here is a summary from U.S ... keep everyone safe, I hope these reminders help us all to celebrate the season. Melinda Hill is an OSU ...

  8. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    several decades, with U.S. sales of organic food more than doubling from 2008 to 2019 (Figure 1). Meeting ... analysis of 2016 USDA dairy-farm data found U.S. organic dairies outperformed conventional dairies of ... products. Meetings are open for public viewing and comment. The NOP also accredits regional certifiers who ...

  9. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    concerned about are face, horn, and stable flies.  The species have similarities but also some subtle ... and will consume about 30 meals per day.  They spend the majority of their time on the animal and will ...

  10. Scout Fruit Trees For Pesky Pests Creeping Out As Temperatures Rise

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/scout-fruit-trees-pesky-pests-creeping-out-temperatures-rise

    about some of the insect pests that you may encounter in your fruit trees. Some of the pests you will be ... publication. Commercial growers can reference the “Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide”. All of these ... publications can be found on extensionpubs.osu.edu or by contacting your local county extension office. Frank ...

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