Stories tagged with: OSU Extension Program

October 3, 2011 - 2:55pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Some changes are headed to Muskingum County's OSU Extension Program

Extension Educator Mark Mechling met with County Commissioners Monday morning to discuss the current state of the extension program in the county.

"The state budget cut some pretty significant amounts of local government funds so commissioners are looking toward's 2012's budget and trying to make some decisions and I was just providing them with some information with regards to changes that may be occuring...

February 16, 2010 - 5:55pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

Farmers are finding it difficult to manage their property with all this snow, but they still have to find a way to dig out and to get food and water to livestock.

Tractors are able to handle the fresh snow. Yet, snow piles are growing and becoming hard.

"If we get on some frozen ground, it can be a safety issue. Tractors can skid on icy conditions. Right now, with all that snow, it's not as grave of an issue, " says Mark Mechling of the OSU Extension Program.


November 16, 2009 - 5:56pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

There are more reports of bed bugs surfacing in Ohio, and hotel rooms seem to be their breeding grounds.

65 to 70 percent of hotel rooms have reported infestations at one time.

"Most likely it's because of our mobile society. People do a lot of traveling and they're picking those insects up either in another state or even in anouther country, bringing them back to Ohio, " says OSU Extension Program's Mark Mechling.

The bed bugs have also developed a resistance to...

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