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  1. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    produce 3 to 4 generations each year. Stable flies are believed to only spend between 2 to 5 minutes on an ... barns or trees.  Unlike the other species, females prefer to lay their eggs in soiled bedding, algal ... sanitation is a key control factor.  Timely removal of manure and soiled bedding is crucial to limiting ...

  2. Salmonella in Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-62

    signal detected. Purple/blue: low intensity signal; Green/yellow: medium intensity signal; Red: high ... between 60 to 65 degrees Celsius. This technique is very sensitive, however, the level of detection varies ... Further, due to the asymptomatic nature of the interaction between Salmonella and tomato plants and fruits, ...

  3. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  4. Eating Healthy During Stressful Times

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5244

    development of chronic inflammation developing and affecting our body. High levels of chronic inflammation are ... dessert References American Heart Association. (2011).  “High sugar consumption may increase risk factors ... Tabung, F., & Hebert, J. (2014). A population-based dietary inflammatory index predicts levels of ...

  5. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  6. Timber Sale Contracts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-38-02

    high-value residual trees to be left undamaged, steep topography with easily eroded soils, etc.). The amount ... restrictions on or requirements of the buyer. Any other points of agreement between the buyer and the seller ... high-value, or complex timber sales, you may wish to consult an attorney to prepare the timber-sales contract. ...

  7. Triticale as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0120

    Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop triticale. Heat tolerance Good Drought ... (pure live seed) Broadcast without incorporation 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) Additional planting ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  8. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    with field soil. Such plants pose little risk of introducing Phytophthora fungi into the field. To ... associated with heavy soils or portions of the planting that are the slowest to drain (lower ends of rows, ... a distinct line can be seen between infected and healthy tissue, especially on the below-ground portion of ...

  9. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    versus hyperspectral); and spatial (high, medium and low), temporal (hourly, daily and weekly) and ... for UAVs images include high overlap (approximately 80% frontal overlap and 60% side overlap) between ... provides the tools and technologies to identify in-field soil and crop variability, offering a means to ...

  10. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ... phytophotodermatitis. This causes the skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the ... is hardy to zone 3 and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Giant hogweed can be identified ...

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