Yellow Pie Plate Research Helps Families Resolve Heirloom Conflict
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwe ...
46 Gallons of Sap Makes 1 Gallon of Pancake Topper
Last weekend my family and I visited Malabar Farm located in Lucas, Ohio for their yearly maple syrup festival. This event takes you back in time to show you how they produced maple syrup centuries ago. You get to watch historical demonstrations, ride on ...
"Think Green.... It's Not Just a Color" Spring Email Wellness Challenge
Sign Up Now for the “Think Green…It’s Not Just a Color” Spring Email Wellness Challenge Green with envy. Green around the gills. Do you have a green thumb? The grass is always greener on the other side. Go green or think green. These are common phrases yo ...
Dog info meeting
Consider Using Tax Refund As A Safety net For Later In The Year
I was at a meeting recently where some interesting research was shared. In essence, Duke University and the company that makes a tax program reached out to more than 900,000 individuals concerning their tax refund. They included a motivational message o ...
Fruit Tree Workshop and DSU Banquet Dates and Info
Dairy Service Unit Banquet, Tree Fruit Workshop Please join us for an evening of food and fellowship as we acknowledge the dairy industry of Wayne and Ashland Counties. The evening highlights include award presentations for dairy management, dairy product ...
Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure
With the month of March moving along, the topdressing of wheat fields with nitrogen fertilizer will soon start. Given the current fertilizer prices more livestock producers may be considering applying liquid swine manure as a top-dress for wheat The key t ...
Where Could the U.S.-Mexico GM Corn Dispute End Up?
Background to the Dispute The recent announcement by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) that it was requesting technical consultations with Mexico under the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Chapter of the United States-Mexico-Canada ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 2
Episode 2 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://youtu.be/aEJrbkvoZzQ Timely corn and soybean planting is necessary to maximize crop yields. For soybean, we have seen approximately a 0.5 bushel per acre per day reduction in yield for each day so ...
Phosphorus Best Management Practices Field Day
Nutrient runoff and algal blooms are a growing problem while fertilizer costs are at an all-time high. Best Management Practice (BMP) Field Day is an event to address these problems and offer solutions for farmers, students, and community members interest ...