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  1. Beware Of The Chair, Don't Stay Parked In It All Day

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/beware-chair-dont-stay-parked-it-all-day

    a long flight from the lower-level parking lot to the building, then a couple more sets inside the ... of your chair.” Three hours of sitting in a day can increase our risk for heart disease by 30 ... percent. In the workplace, Melnyk urges companies to cut 60-minute meetings to 45 or 50 minutes. “Yes, you ...

  2. PAT/FACT Recertification

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/patfact-recertification

    pass a series of exams that test their competency in pesticide safety and application knowledge. They ... applicator license if they apply fertilizer on 50 or more acres of crops grown for sale. This does not ... a test on their own. A license must be renewed every three years. A farmer can meet this requirement by ...

  3. Spring Garden Seminar

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/spring-garden-seminar-3

    growbags and the Square Foot gardening method. He will include a discussion on the soil medium, benefits, ... seminar is open to the public, no matter how much gardening experience you have. The cost is $50, which ...

  4. Court bans spray used on soybean, cotton crops

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/court-bans-spray-used-soybean-cotton-crops

    I was driving to work last week and noticed that there were a high number of skunks that had ... soil-applied preemergence residual will be critical for Xtend beans planted in fields where you suspect ...

  5. John Yost Joins Our Team and Toxic Levels of Hay Nitrates

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/john-yost-joins-our-team-and-toxic-levels-hay-nitrates

    feed, and levels between 1000 and 2100 ppm should be safe for non-pregnant livestock.  Nitrate levels of ... indicate that nitrate levels in some stands, are approaching a range of 1700 ppm which is acutely toxic to ... flash graze pastures to keep the animals from grazing too close to the soil level and delaying harvest ...

  6. Livestock Can Handle Low Temperatures But Challenges Exist

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-can-handle-low-temperatures-challenges-exist

    both.  Either scenario can create some management problems for us to tackle.  Our ruminant livestock can ... livestock are fine.  However, the low critical temperature (LCT) for cattle can be as high as 59 degrees if ... beef cattle is between 18 and 20 degrees for those with a heavy winter coat, or 32 degrees for a normal ...

  7. In The Market For A Bull?

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/market-bull

    too high, or slipped too far, there are bulls that you will think went for way too much money or went ... between operations and individual needs.  While there are some differences of opinion, I have heard the ... $13,824.   If you indeed purchase a bull for between $6,700 and $13,824, and that bull has the potential to ...

  8. Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

    https://pested.osu.edu/node/410

    Description: A herb in the loosestrife family. Loosestrife plants grow from four to ten feet high ... from 30 to 50 stems arising from a single rootstock. Life cycle: Perennial Habitat: Invades many ... nutrition for wildlife. The highly invasive nature allows it to form dense, homogeneous stands that restrict ...

  9. Summer Courses at Stone Lab

    https://woostercampuslife.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/february-4-11-2024-january-29-february-4-2024-jan-21-27-2024/summer-courses-stone-lab

    get outside, and discover science. Ohio State's Stone Lab offers high-impact courses that give ...

  10. Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)

    https://pested.osu.edu/node/409

    Habitat: Grows in dry to most soils and is often found near roadsides. Field borders, hiking trails, ... however, the seeds contain the highest concentration of poison. It contains highly poisonous alkaloids ...

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