Friday, January 28, 2022

Around the Table

Misshapen vegetables are as healthful as their picture-perfect counterparts and buying them helps reduce food waste.

How-To's

Even if you’ve checked the ice to ensure a safe ice fishing trip, it’s important to be prepared, bring safety equipment and know what to do in an emergency.

Learn how to determine whether ice is safe enough to go ice fishing based on appearance, thickness and other factors that can affect freezing and thawing.

Columns

Arbor Lane Loop Trail at Chapin Forest

Julie Geiss and her family enjoy the outdoors following the recent heavy snow, visiting Chapin Forest Reservation to ski.
jersey cow

A recent trip to the barn to milk her old milk cow, Rita, reminded Eliza Blue why she is thankful for her life on a ranch and all its gifts. 
Southern flying squirrel

Squirrels are considered tremendous assets to the environment. Ohio is home to the Eastern gray, Eastern fox, red squirrel and Southern flying squirrel.
Iowa

Investors are lining up to build carbon dioxide pipelines to carry CO2 from Midwestern ethanol plants to "sequestration" sites in North Dakota or Illinois.
mud

Learn more about strategies to keep soil healthy, by keeping an armor on the soil, and not allowing erosion issues to take root.
Spreading manure

Laboratory analysis provides the best means of determining manure's true value. Local Ohio State University extension offices can help you find a lab.

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