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Marcellus Shale is a geological formation that was formed by the accumulation of sediment into a sea. This formation was eventually buried over many thousands of years and compressed to produce an organic-rich black shale. This geological formation, which dates back to the Devonian time period, stretches from the Northeast to the Southwest in direction. For more information and a PowerPoint presentation about "Utica and Marcellus Shale Gas and Oil Lease Terms" click on the read more link...
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Deicing Salts Helpful for People but not  Landscape Plants
Deicing salts can save your neck this winter, but they can spell disaster for landscape plants. Whether the salt is sprayed on the plants from passing traffic near the road or is shoveled onto plants near the sidewalk, the salt can cause damage.
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NEW THIS YEAR!  Announcing Ohio 4-H Project Central!
Still need help in trying to decide what project to take. Check out previews of Ohio 4-H project books! Want to rate your experience with last year’s project?
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Join 4-H
For youth ages 8 & in 3rd grade to 18 as of 01/01/14 can join a traditional club and youth age 5 & in Kindergarten through 2nd grade as of 01/01/14 can join as a Cloverbud. To find out more click on the read more link....
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Pesticide Applications in Community Gardens
Originally published in the OSU Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program newsletter
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The Local Foods Guide has arrived!
When you buy direct from the farmer you are re-establishing a time-honored connection with the grower.
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