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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  8. Local Food Council Formation Planning Guide

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1573

    producer/consumer partnerships, and by acting as the necessary bridge between grassroots efforts and state or ... Target attendance: 25 to 50 (depending on city, region size) Cost/Budgeting  Food ($5 breakfast or lunch ... snacks)  $250 Facility (library or Extension office) $0 Facilitator travel $100 Miscellaneous $50 Total ...

  9. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    aluminum phosphate unavailable to the plant. While a soil test will provide the level of phosphorus, there ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ...

  10. Anthracnose of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-16

    temperature for infection on both immature and mature fruit is between 77 and 86 degrees F. Under favorable ... possible. Mulching. Plastic mulch increases the level of splash dispersal of the pathogen. Mulching with ...

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