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  1. Yellowjackets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2075-11

    step, as yellowjackets nests may be at ground level, especially in high grassy areas, and around mulched ... loose bark of dead trees, soil cavities, and other protected places. These queens emerge during the warm ... late September. Adults feed primarily on items high in sugars and carbohydrates (fruits, flower nectar, ...

  2. Centipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-50

    ENT-50 04/20/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology Centipedes ... environments to survive. Outdoors, centipedes thrive in soil, leaf litter, under rocks and inside dead wood or ... feeding on numerous other arthropods. Stone Centipede Soil Centipede Stone centipedes are very common in ...

  3. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  4. The Data Ownership Confusion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55201

    controlled. Between landowners, tenants, and commercial applicators, many scenarios exist where ownership of ... between all parties and stakeholders.” Farmers have a responsibility to be knowledgeable about the data ... document realize how these various scenarios affect farming operations across the country. By making sure ...

  5. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    species with high levels of resistance to the most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate, is making weed ... cannot co-exist. However, the perceived risks may not be as high as many people fear. 2,4-D and dicamba ... buffer vegetation between your crops and your neighbors’ crop(s) to reduce risk. Step 2. Mark your farm ...

  6. Preserving Pie Fillings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5355

    desired, food coloring and nutmeg may be added. Stir and cook on medium high heat until mixture thickens ... cinnamon, almond extract and food coloring. Stir mixture and cook over medium high heat until mixture ... extract in a large kettle. Stir and cook over medium high heat until mixture thickens and begins to ...

  7. Proper Use of Ladders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59179

    Weight Classes Industrial Heavy duty with a load capacity of not more than 250 pounds. Commercial Medium ... on a firm level surface. Check the condition of the ladder. Step Ladders Be certain the spreader is ... for potential dangers before using. Keep your body centered between the rails of the ladder. Always ...

  8. Strategies to Maximize Pesticide Deposit and Coverage for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-536

    theoretically provide a much higher level of coverage, they should not be used because of the extremely high ... level of drift risk associated with them.   Table 1. Effect of nozzle design on droplet size and spray ... between the pump and nozzles are properly sized to minimize pressure losses. Ensure that there is ...

  9. Is It Pine, Spruce, or Fir?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-80

    spp.) are all types, or genera, of medium to tall (60-200 feet), evergreen, needle-bearing, ... yardwork, pruning or removal, or decorating. Spruce needles easily roll between one’s fingers and have ... soft, flat (two-sided) and cannot be rolled between one’s fingers. Fir needles give off a citrusy scent ...

  10. Corn Response to Long-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0150

    early, it calculates the time needed for the soil to warm so crop planting can proceed with a lower risk ... these challenges through management decisions. Drought and High Temperatures An increased frequency of ... continue to increase, leading to variable soil moisture across the midwestern United States (Crimmins et ...

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