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  1. Calving Management in Dairy Herds: Timing of Intervention and Stillbirth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-29

    between dystocia and assisted birth. Assisted birth is defined as a birth in which assistance is required ... required during parturition) varies between studies, but it is generally higher in primiparous cows ... injury to the dam. 2,3  Training should provide clear information on how to identify animals at risk of ...

  2. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    nerves, and brain (Kamar, Izopet, and Dalton 2013). Risk Factors Anyone can get hepatitis E, but persons ... at higher risk of severe disease. Finally, pregnant women in their third trimester are more ... François Elvinger, and Xiang-Jim Meng.  2016. "Risk factors and sources of foodborne hepatitis E virus ...

  3. Verticillium Wilt of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-32

    can survive in soil, and, once it becomes established in a field or garden, it may remain alive for 25 ... disease development may occur when soil temperature is from 70 to 75 degrees F (21 to 24 degrees C). Many ... soils in Ohio contain the Verticillium wilt fungus. The fungus can be introduced into uninfested soil on ...

  4. Guide to Creating Food Plots for White-Tailed Deer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-61

    not over-browsed. If consistent high levels of browsing occur, additional plots or acres would need to ... instinctively feed heavily on food with high carbohydrate levels before rutting activities begin to purposely ... provide high levels of carbohydrates that provide energy. Palatability of the food source(s) should also ...

  5. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    crumbs on surface in some places. 27,000 gallons/acre 25–50% or Less Soil Moisture Amount to Reach AWC ... 30,000 gallons/acre Somewhat pliable; balls under pressure. 20,000 gallons/acre 50–75% Soil Moisture ... moisture levels that are near or exceeding the soil water holding capacity. The addition of liquid manure ...

  6. Crop Estimation of Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1434-11

    varieties. Most varieties reach 50% of their berry weight when GDD range between 1,000 and 1,700; this ... winegrape varieties* Variety GDD50 Chardonnay 1,070 Pinot noir 1,140 Pinot gris 1,150 Cabernet franc 1,170 ... on the grape variety and lasts between 4 to 10 weeks. Stage II Stage II is often described as ...

  7. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild-Simulated Approach

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-57

    Appalachian region in particular, is the most highly valued ginseng in the world. In the wild, the ginseng ... grows into the soil, working its way around pebbles, neighboring roots, and other obstacles. The slow ... grown root with unique characteristics is highly valued in the Asian market. The goal in growing ...

  8. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    extensively where grub populations are high. Infested turf feels spongy under foot and is easily lifted ... surrounding soil and increase to 2.1 mm in diameter and have a nearly spherical shape. Larvae: First instars ... instars. The mouthparts must be dissected to distinguish between the northern and southern masked chafers. ...

  9. Tree Pruning and Ladder Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892282

    penetration in soft soil. Improper setup and use of tripod ladders leads to many incidents, including falls: ... along the tree limb. Make sure the base of the ladder is level and firmly placed on the ground. Use the ... centered between the rails of the ladder while working. Never use a ladder in a strong wind. Consider using ...

  10. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    Assessment There is no one test that can identify individuals suited for a career in agriculture. Each member ... high-quality apples and table grapes in sufficient quantity to provide a good standard of living for my family ... financial, marketing, personnel and risk-management sectors of the business. One recommended method of ...

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