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  1. New Pesticide Applicator Training- October 13, 2021- Online Webinar

    https://pested.osu.edu/events/new-pesticide-applicator-training-october-13-2021-online-webinar

    will choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8). No testing is available ... 8- Turf-  The application of pesticides to lawns, turf, sod, or to soil areas being prepared for the ... Pesticide Training course is designed to help you prepare for the Commercial Pesticide Applicator test. To ...

  2. Living a Marginal Life

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/living-marginal-life-0

    Swenson, M.D. describes margin: “Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount ... situations. Margin is the gap between rest and exhaustion, the space between breathing freely and suffocating. ...

  3. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    Unfortunately, some nutrients will escape our soils regardless of the level of management. Some slowly leach down ... and then using soil test results are also key in reducing nutrient losses. Now, let’s discuss Rory’s ... field research plots, which only focused on nitrogen levels in the soil (but the principle also applies ...

  4. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    as optimal moisture content is between 40 and 60 percent rather than the 12-20 percent for dry hay. ... acids and improves digestibility of the forage. When harvesting forages, there is a sweet spot between ... forage quality and yield. When quality is high, yield would be quite low as the plant is still relatively ...

  5. Wood Destroying Insect Inspection- Online Webinar- November 10, 2021

    https://pested.osu.edu/events/wood-destroying-insect-inspection-online-webinar-november-10-2021

    category 12 WDI exam is required for currently licensed applicators Pass the core test and category 12 ... test. Exams may be taken prior to the training course, if desired. Please remember that this course only ... applicator trainings. Complete this mandatory course Testing is not available online. Visit the ODA's ...

  6. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    planted, it is time to plant sorghum, sudangrass, and sudex because soil temperature will consistently ... seed-soil contact. The seeding rate for broadcast seeding sudangrass is 25-35 lb/A and for sudex varieties ... suggests between 0.5 and 1 inch, never going deeper than 1 inch, while the University of Minnesota ...

  7. Corn Smut

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-smut

    crop rotation or planting in a smut-free location as the spores survive in soil for several years. ... corn and popcorn rather than field corn. The spores will live in the soil and practicing a 3-year ... rotation will aid in keeping the fungus at bay. The spores also survive well in acidic soils. The ...

  8. Gypsy Moth Damaging Area Trees

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/gypsy-moth-damaging-area-trees

    and private landowners through a 50/50 cost share. Landowners can request that the state apply an ... moth. The treatment block must also be 50 contiguous forested acres. This means that you may have to ...

  9. Fall Manure Application to Wheat and other Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-manure-application-wheat-and-other-fields

    or economic benefit to applying more phosphate on fields with soil test levels above 40 ppm M-3.  On ... legislation across Ohio.  Match the manure application to soil test phosphorus levels.  There is no agronomic ... soils with a phosphorus level above 40 ppm M-3 apply no more than crop removal rates of phosphate.  ...

  10. Learn About the Dangers of Lead Paint

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/learn-about-dangers-lead-paint

    exposure is at high enough levels. According to  Groundwork Ohio's Building the Way Healthier Future ... about lead assessments or testing for your child.  Currently the  American Academy of Pediatrics  recommends a risk ... 4, 5 and 6 years of age. The recommendation is to do a risk assessment,  and do a blood lead level ...

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