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  1. Substance Abuse and Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591109

    Note Review the case studies or create others. Divide the workers into two groups to discuss scenarios ... their effects and increases the risk of injury and death. Drug and alcohol use increases the possibility ... of an on-the-job accident. Case Study 1 Joe drank beer and wine in high school and started using ...

  2. Identification and Management of Soilborne Diseases of Tomato

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3314

    and equipment between fields and high tunnels. Do not move from soilborne disease-affected fields to ... discoloration near the soil line and discoloration may continue up the stem (Figure 2). Roots may look brown and ... soil survivor. Corky root rot is caused by the fungus Pyrenochaeta lycopersici and survives in soil via ...

  3. Sour Rot Disorder of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-50

    contributing to the spread of sour rot within and between clusters.  Sour rot risk is greatest when the amount ... As the temperature decreases, so does the risk of sour rot. At temperatures below 50 °F the risk of ... PLPATH-FRU-50 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/13/2021 Melanie Lewis Ivey, Associate ...

  4. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

  5. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...

  6. Respirator Fit for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892255

    between the facepiece and your face. Dust/Mist Respirator Fit Test Check for proper fit each time you put ... there's a tight seal between your face and the facepiece. Perform the fit tests! About These Modules The ... important to perform respirator fit tests to check for a tight seal between the facepiece and your face.  ...

  7. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K 2 O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  8. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    (soil pH is lower than desired) should be limed to neutralize soil pH to the desired soil pH level ... the soil pH has been acidified to the desired level, the soil pH should remain low for a fairly long ... soil conditions to thrive. Throughout Ohio and many other parts of the Midwest surface soils are ...

  9. Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0123

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Performance Dry matter = 1,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...

  10. 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 ...

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