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  1. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-534

    nozzles are some of the least expensive components of a sprayer, they hold a high value in their ability ... help determine droplet size, affecting both target coverage and the risk of spray drift. Nozzles come ... (a different color for each flow rate) which avoids the risk of unintended mixing of different nozzle ...

  2. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

  3. Meat Goat Production and Budgeting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/14

    the herd). Kiko goats (weighing roughly twice the weight of feral goats) are capable of high levels of ... improved type. The Boer goat has a good conformation with high growth and fertility rates. In the late ... United States from Australia and New Zealand. A mature Boer buck weighs between 240 and 300 pounds, and ...

  4. What To Do When Your Freezer Stops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5357

    for an upright model. High room temperatures (above 85 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit). Initial freezer ... can have a test bag on each shelf. If there is a power outage, you will know if the interior ... on hand that will permit you to determine the temperature of the food or of the test packet mentioned ...

  5. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    50 ppm, increased levels of keratoconjunctivitis and tracheitis have been observed. These trachea and ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ... concentrations. People begin to detect odors at 5–50 ppm. Irritation to mucous surfaces occurs at 100–500 ppm ...

  6. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...

  7. Secondary Injury Prevention: Heat Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.4-10

    disease, and taking certain medications can be at higher risk to a heat stress injury. The most serious are ... Include: Heat stroke • The body's temperature rises to critical levels. • Confusion, irrational ... behavior, loss of consciousness, convulsions, lack of sweating, hot dry skin, and abnormally high body ...

  8. Lawn Mower Clinic 2024

    https://fabe.osu.edu/events/lawn-mower-clinic-2024

    $50, we will service your  walk-behind lawn mower over the course of one weekend. Please take note of the ...

  9. Listeria monocytogenes: A Concern for Pregnant Women and Older Adults

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5562

    than many other bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli, and will grow at temperatures as high as 140 ... to 150 degrees Fahrenheit  (60 to 65 degrees Celsius). Listeria will not survive pasteurization or ... come from? Listeria monocytogenes has been found in soil, leaf litter, sewage, silage, dust and water. ...

  10. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-90

    marmorated stink bug can be found at high density in crops and buildings in some areas, but is often found at ... soon was found in high populations in soybeans. Unusually large populations caused devastating damage ... pest is likely to continue invading agricultural land, and will pose a risk to crops as it continues to ...

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