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  1. Karen M. Mancl

    https://fabe.osu.edu/our-people/karen-m-mancl

    where she has published over 50 journal articles and 80 Extension publications on rural infrastructure ... Onsite Wastewater Association. In 2000, along with Dr. Brian Slater, Soil Scientist, constructed the OSU ... Soil Environment Technology Learning Lab.  At this outdoor teaching and research facility, Drs. Mancl ...

  2. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    to keep organic soils at a target pH of 5.3 to minimize the risk of micronutrient deficiencies ... state that the optimal pH range of muck soils should be between 5.3 and 5.8, depending on the crop ... The application of lime had no effect on soil test phosphorus (P) or potassium (K) values, but the ...

  3. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift and are not ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). The risk of drift is considerably higher when spraying in orchards and vineyards compared to ...

  4. Snowplows in Amish Country: A Guide for Buggy Drivers, Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-596.8-11

    are few rules governing the specific interaction between snowplows and horse-drawn vehicles, there are ... for horses are highly recommended in order to help motorists visualize the horse in addition to the ... Operators • If possible, it is highly recommended that snowplow activity be restricted on certain roads ...

  5. Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Requirements: Who Needs a License and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0140

    garden center products or minimum-risk products, such as cedar oil, garlic oil, or corn gluten meal, are ... licensing and testing. Follow the steps below to become a licensed commercial applicator: Complete and mail ... — Agricultural Weed Control Category 2d — Seed Treatment Category 2e — Tobacco Sucker Control Category 2f — Soil ...

  6. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    age of 50, and particularly older males, are at a higher risk of developing severe illness. Image: ... increase risk, with men over 50 appearing to be at higher risk for severe disease. If you are at risk, be ... eggs on the surface of water-holding containers in a raft consisting of around 150 eggs glued together ...

  7. Graduate students win ASABE Presentation Excellence Awards

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-students-win-asabe-presentation-excellence-awards

    Ultra-Shear Technology (UST), which is a novel semi-continuous high-pressure-based liquid food preservation ... UST could potentially achieve a similar level of inactivation of pathogens, spoilage microorganisms, ... to get your work recognized, especially at a national or international level," said Hetian. ...

  8. Fiber Fills You Up, Fills your Wallet, and Fuels Your Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5583

    stools, can help lower cholesterol, and slows down the absorption of sugar. High fiber diets are thought ... health problems such as diabetes or hypertension. High fiber meals have fewer calories, are affordable, ... a gel-like substance that binds to fats which helps lower blood cholesterol levels. Soluble fiber also slows ...

  9. Feral Swine in Ohio: Managing Damage and Conflicts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-26

    size and reproduction to feral swine. Feral swine are highly adaptable and destructive animals. ... have increased dramatically with each subsequent year. The highly prolific nature of these animals and ... crossbreeding between domestic and Eurasian lineages occur. Sows (females) are also often sired by multiple ...

  10. Best Practices for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    high winds, high temperatures, and low relative humidity increases the risk of spray drift. If weather ... level of skill and knowledge than all other operations required to grow crops. This is especially the ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ...

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