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  1. Effectiveness of Turbodrop® and Turbo Teejet® Nozzles in Drift Reduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-524

    droplets smaller than 50, 100 and 150 microns. VMD is the most widely used parameter of droplet size. It is ... the volume contains droplets larger than VMD. Typically, a nozzle with a high VMD presents a low risk ... organism. Therefore, small-to-medium size droplets are desirable when applying insecticides and fungicides ...

  2. Understanding Value in Lime

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-9

    ENP of 1,702 lbs/ton The cost of each product is $15/ton. If our soil test calls for an application of ... lime application recommendation is usually provided on the soil test recommendation as a calcium ... ton/acre recommendation is more than $7/acre. What is your soil test calling for? Are you applying the ...

  3. Monitoring and Managing Spotted wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-86

    network ranges between 12 and 20 counties per year, with one to several monitoring sites inside each ... providing adequate control of the pest. Monitoring larvae can be done easily using the saltwater test ... recommendations. Saltwater Test: In a small container or zip-top bag or plastic dish, combine ¼ cup of salt with ...

  4. Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use Oats/Radish  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-85

    rate between 30–50 pounds of actual N per acre. Extra nitrogen is needed in the spring to decompose the ... Soil Health Services, Jenera, Ohio This publication is intended to provide a starting point for farmers ... a reputable seed dealer. Note that this means the seed has been cleaned and has a certified lab-tested ...

  5. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  6. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  7. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    high soil pH). In other words, a “sign” is the actual pathogen while a “symptom” is what the pathogen ... using soil tests and even plant tissue analysis, or by simply looking at the plants on-site. If you ... may signal a high soil pH.  Sun and shade exposure is also critical to the success of many plants. ...

  8. Promising Practices and Benefits of 4-H Members Saying Thank You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-0055

    educator who has obtained that level of education If you are writing a thank you to an organization, ... Written notes should be neatly handwritten on an unlined card or high-quality paper (Rivetto 2013). All ...

  9. Difficult Conversations: Communicating Effectively Across Difference

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/difficult-conversations-communicating-effectively-across-difference-0

    is very different from you and didn't know how to approach it? Conversations between people with ...

  10. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    recommended. The treatment equipment required to remove high levels of dissolved salts and organic compounds is ... chemicals could contaminate private water supplies. Proper water tests are valuable tools for addressing ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ...

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