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  1. Orchard Ladder Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591710

    excessive penetration in soft soil. The back of an orchard ladder should be towards the tree center, ...

  2. Feed Market Outlook: Tight Cattle Supply Continues to Hold Cull Cow Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/feed-market-outlook-tight-cattle-supply-continues

    Development Economics, The Ohio State University Feeder Cattle Price Reached an All-Time High in September ... 2023 The feeder cattle price is at a historic high, and the price rally is expected to continue through ... livestock commodities and the Bloomberg (Bberg) index. Clearly, the cattle-related prices show a remarkable ...

  3. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    medium-sized spiders, with a body length of 2-11 mm. Their body is somewhat flattened and they have stout ... insects. The hunting ground of crab spiders varies among species. They may hunt on the soil surface, leaf ... and blend in well with mulch, soil and leaf litter. The bark crab spider, Bassaniana versicolor, has ...

  4. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for optimal growth. Both spring ... recommends that soil pH be maintained above 5.5 for best results. Critical levels of soil phosphorus and ... totaling between 100 and 150 lbs of actual nitrogen/acre annually to achieve maximum yields of dry matter ...

  5. Strategies for Coping with Parasite Larvae on Pastures in the Springtime in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-28

    a high-risk practice in the absence of refugia. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 57 (6), 359–363. ... drying by soil moisture and organic debris from late fall through the winter, significant numbers of them ... ewes usually fall rapidly to low levels as the ewe's immune system returns to normal. As a result, ...

  6. Color Coding for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892210

    dangers Slipping Tripping Falling Caught­-between hazards Striking­-against hazards Green First­-aid ...

  7. Community-Level Strategies for Urban Coyote Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-25

    conflicts between them and people are on the rise. What Does a Coyote Look Like?   The coyote is ... a medium-sized member of the dog family, which includes wolves and foxes. With its pointed ears, slender muzzle, ... that prevents conflicts at both the individual and community level. Causes of Human-Coyote Conflicts ...

  8. Farmers and West Nile Virus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/WNV-1001

    potential exposure to the disease. Q. Who is most at risk? A. People over 50 years of age have the highest ... agencies continue to work together to address the health risks of WNV to Ohio families and their animals. ... risk of developing severe illness because, as we age, our bodies have a harder time fighting off ...

  9. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-149

    amounts to eat, based on gender, age and physical activity level. Personalized guides and other resources ... Boys 9–13 years old 14–18 years old 6-ounce equivalents 8-ounce equivalents Women 19–50 years old 51+ ... years old 6-ounce equivalents 5-ounce equivalents Men 19–30 years old 31–50 years old 51+ years old ...

  10. Farm to Health: Maximizing Nutrients and Phytonutrients in Ohio Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5581

    green beans. How Cooking or Preserving Can Impact Nutrient and Phytonutrient Levels Cooking and ... phytonutrient levels. How do you maximize the levels in your food? Keep reading: Boiling —Shorter cooking time ... carotenoid) from tomatoes. Can cause loss of vitamin C. Freezing —Results in high nutrient retention. ...

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