Monitor Wheat for Risk of Head Scab
This week Pierce Paul, OSU Extension wheat and corn pathologist, provides us advice on monitoring for risk of head scab. Wheat is now heading out in some fields, and will likely begin flowering over the next two to three weeks. On average, it usually tak ...
Global Climate Change and Gardening
Come learn about the history of climate change, its current trends and outlook, and hear tips on gardening practices relative to climate change with Dr. Thomas Blaine on Thursday evening, June 9, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Frontier Power Community Room. Dr. B ...
How can you prevent food poisoning from Salmonella in your home?
Have you ever had "food poisoning?" Food poisoning is the common term many people use to refer to foodborne illness. When an outbreak occurs, Salmonella bacteria are very likely the cause since this is one of the most common types of foodborne ...
A Time To Begin
It’s approaching the season of high school and college graduations, and many new life beginnings. Many of us can reflect on a time in our lives when we were faced with these transitions. Times when the future was uncertain or not turning out the way we ...
Botulism Prevention with Small Grain Baleage
Bacteria in the clostridial family are responsible for producing the dangerous toxin that causes botulism. These clostridial bacteria are found everywhere in the soil and are common on plant material during harvest. Clostridial bacteria are ...
Volume 17, Issue 4
Cloverbud Day Camp
Who: All youth aged 5-8 When: Monday, June 27 10:00am-2:00pm Where: Southern Park Stables at 126 Washington Blvd. in Boardman Cost: $10 What we’ll be doing: • Getting kids outdoors • Talking about the environment • Doing some fun, science-based activi ...
Basic Soybean Agronomics
The 2016 row crop planting season is underway. Recently Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension soybean specialist wrote an article summarizing some basic soybean agronomic factors including planting date, planting rate and row widths. The following is an excerpt ...
Outdoor Activities Can Lead to Healthier Kids
A colleague recently shared with me a really great info-graphic prepared by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that illustrates just how much of an impact being outdoors can have on kids and their health. Here are just a few of the key facts illust ...
Diagnostic Workshop for Ohio State University Master Gardener Volunteers
What: Join other MGVs who love to learn and hone your diagnostic skills at the same time! The morning session, "A Review of Insects and Diseases of 2015" will focus on the top pest problems observed in 2015 as well as an update on invasive in ...