Rory Lewandowski

County Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Rory Lewandowski

County Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Responsible for…

•Integrated Pest Management scouting program

•Ruminant livestock production programs

•Forage and pasture management programs

•Agronomic and crop production programs

•Home horticulture programs

•Natural resources education

 

Getting to Know Rory…

Rory and his wife Marcia live outside of Wooster.  They have two grown children who are both working in the medical field.  In his spare time Rory enjoys gardening and working outdoors.

 

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?
How does your garden fare this summer? Some of you are telling me, it’s been a great year and others say things just aren’t as plentiful or tasty as they have been in years past. The one thing we always have plenty of is zucchini. These low calorie vegetables give us vitamins C and K with no fat or cholesterol so they are great to use in main dishes or preserve for later use. Here are a couple of recipes for you to try:
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It’s the end of summer and the end of the canning season. I’ve been out and about testing pressure canners this week and have seen more than 85 canners and talked with many of you about questions or problems that you might be having. Below is a quick list of the most common questions I’ve received. I hope that you will find the information helpful as you finish up your home food preservation.
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Announcements
Ask A Master Gardener!
Have a gardening question? Ask a master gardener!
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The Wayne County Extension integrated pest management (IPM) scouting program has a new web site where weekly scouting report summaries are posted along with photos and links to information on diseases, insect pests and weeds that IPM scouts are finding in grower fields
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County News
On August 18 nearly 300 people attended the Farm Bill Commodity Crops meeting at the OARDC Fisher Auditorium. Dr. Carl Zulauf, Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University and a specialist in agricultural policy told those who attended that the program can be confusing and hard to understand. For what it is worth, here are some points that I took away from the meeting:
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As the corn crop begins to mature and we approach harvest, farmers often want to use a quick field method to estimate potential crop yields. Once corn has entered the kernel milk stage of development one field test that can be used as a predictor of crop yield is the yield component method.
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State News
Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Do Wildlife enjoy your Garden more than you do?
When planning your garden, don't forget your plan to exclude the wildlife!
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