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  1. Engaging Older Youth in 4-H Club Work

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

    commitments with school and community activities has been identified as the main reason for youth departure ... 2010). By engaging and supporting older youth as participants, their likelihood for retention increases.  ... humor Caring Integrity Passion for 4-H and youth Willingness to learn Willingness to invest personal ...

  2. 4-H Project Learning

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-50

    The project is a way for youth to learn to set and accomplish goals. The projects offer ... a learn-by-doing approach for the youth to master skills at different levels. A Volunteer’s Guide to Assisting with ... content in a meaningful way. The project books are designed as self-study manuals for members to read and ...

  3. College Savings Options

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5250-0

    federalreserve.gov/publications/files/2018-report-economic-well-being-us-households-201905.pdf Clark, K. (2019). Roth and traditional IRAs for college savings accounts. Retrieved from ... Ohio State University Extension, Darke County For many, a college education is something they dream of, ... time of graduation with 62% of students having some form of college loan (The Institute for College ...

  4. Tools for 4-H Public Speaking

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-51

    a daily basis. It may be the deciding factor in many things such as whether you are selected for ... public speaking skills, club advisors can provide assessments and opportunities for them to engage in ... as a demonstration. The following are some suggestions for ensuring all members participate in the ...

  5. Household Water Use

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

    treatment chemicals, less pumping costs, and lower demand for heating water. Using less water also reduces ... machines (Table 2). The current federal standard for toilets is 1.6 gallons per flush down from the 5 to ... 7 gallons per flush of older fixtures. WaterSense labels show the fixture has passed third party testing for ...

  6. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-56

    a high-value understory species, ginseng has great potential to be an additional income opportunity for ... mid-1700s, in response to substantial demand for the root in Asia (especially China), where ginseng has been ... celebrated as a medicinal cure-all for over 3,000 years. Even in the late 1700s American ginseng was bringing ...

  7. Global Climate Change: Update 2020

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-203

    for the present ice house Earth with which we humans are familiar. In fact, the entire human family ... a lower profile in coming years. The purpose of this fact sheet is to acquaint the reader with the basics ... a discussion of current temperature trends and what the future is likely to hold. For a very basic introduction ...

  8. Freezing and Canning Venison

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5367

    be frozen for six months for best quality. If interested in making jerky, please reference the fact ... Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Care and Handling of Venison This fact sheet serves as a reference ... for the safe preservation of venison, defined by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as ...

  9. Planning and Conducting Effective Public Meetings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1555

    proposed regulatory changes, allow for citizen responses to proposed changes, create awareness of an issue, ... government officials are often required to conduct public meetings for a variety of reasons as part of their ... by law (Ohio Revised Code 121.22 A,C). Planning for Public Meetings Well planned and conducted ...

  10. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    unless applied to a growing cover crop. Take a representative soil sample, testing for a minimum of pH, ... buffer pH, phosphorus-Mehlich III, and potassium for all fields where crops are harvested. Use soil test ... results to monitor soil pH (for corn, soybeans, and wheat, desired pH is 6.5–6.8) and follow next step for ...

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