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  1. Household Water Use

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-420

    which is good news. Water use by families was steadily increasing since the 1950s reaching its peak in ... the late 1990s. The required use of low-flush toilets and the introduction of low-water using washing ... leaks remain a problem and have been found to increase water use by 9.5 gallons per household each day. ...

  2. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    productivity and the market demand. A high tunnel is highly recommended to produce an earlier harvest and ... tunnel. Hardy figs produce more fruits, an earlier harvest and a longer harvest in a high tunnel ... ripening cycle, and unique pollination requirements. Brown Turkey and Hardy Chicago are the only two ...

  3. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    of the season is required to mature the fruit. Harvest usually takes place in late September and the ... to purchase dry pollens from commercial vendors as a way to increase kiwi yields. Refer to the fact ... Successful cropping of kiwifruit may require a long, frost-free growing season of about 220 days. The plants, ...

  4. Economic Assistance Available for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/economic-assistance-available-dairy-farms

    pending. Approved loans will incur 3.75% interest for terms up to 30 years. Collateral will be required for larger ... these entities have up to three shareholders who meet eligibility requirements, they may be eligible for ... up $750,000 of assistance. Eligibility requirements include gross farm income levels, wetland, and ...

  5. Engaging Older Youth in 4-H Club Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-27

    2010). By engaging and supporting older youth as participants, their likelihood for retention increases ... a balanced focus on the business at hand and time for member interaction and socialization. Add fun to the ... platforms. As a result of technology and social media platforms, youth are increasingly connected beyond the ...

  6. CFAP Direct Support sign up begins May 26

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/cfap-direct-support-sign-begins-may-26

    latest news bulletin here:    Sign up for USDA-CFAP Direct Support to Begin May 26, 2020.   The news ... bulletin provides details on: Eligibility requirements for producers Eligible commodities Payment ...

  7. Should You Consider Reducing Mineral Supplementation in Periods of Low Milk Prices?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/should-you-consider-reducing-mineral-supplementation

    Mg absorption, increasing the risk of deficiency. In most situations, diets with 0.20 to 0.25% Mg is ... products that increase the DCAD (concentration of potassium + sodium – concentrations of chloride + sulfur, ... expressed as milliequivalents per kg of diet) often increase milk fat yield. Based on a study from ...

  8. CD Wire- May 18, 2020

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2020-05-18

    Health Extension will be introduced, which focuses on increasing primary care referrals to and enrollment ... Sandusky, OH 43351 Program focus: Distributed (Behind-the-Meter) Solar Development Utility-Scale Solar ... Wyandot County, my work focused on local and regional economic development and community planning while ...

  9. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April component prices at $12.22/cwt, followed by a sizeable increase to $17.52/cwt in June. Longer term ... is reflective of the increased cost of several high protein feed ingredients, as well as the lower ...

  10. 4-H International Travelers Delayed

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/may-2020/4-h-international-travelers-delayed

    quite literally, disaster struck.  “I remember seeing a brief reference in the news on January 20 about ... participants are finding other ways to keep an international focus in their lives. Max is reading the Travel ... comfort as she has adjusted to not traveling this summer. In addition, she is focusing on her family and ...

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