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  1. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the Appropriate Nozzle Size Once ...

  2. Botrytis Fruit Rot “Gray Mold” of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-36

    the humidity is high and air movement is poor. On strawberry, berries resting on soil or touching ... when a film of moisture is present and infection can occur within a few hours. Temperatures between 70 ... Gray mold fruit rot on raspberry. Select a planting site with good soil drainage and air circulation. ...

  3. Springtails

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-52

    springtails. Avoid over-watering potted house plants and allow the soil to dry between watering. Use caulk to ... they are often very numerous. They are commonly found among wet leaves, within soil and mulch, and ... above-ground pools where water may be saturating the soil. In wet basements, they have been known to cover ...

  4. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    kernels also contribute to grading standards. The details of how test weight differs between grades for ... sheet is to explain how and why grain test weight is used in the grain market, and how producers can ... ensure acceptable test weights from their crop production program. Bushel is a volume measurement for ...

  5. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    addition of agricultural ground limestone to the soil at planting, according to soil test recommendations. ... Limestone should be added at three to five year intervals after planting, based on soil tests. In addition ... most common on Granny Smith, Delicious, Grimes Golden and Northern Spy in Ohio. Low soil pH, light ...

  6. Recognizing Concussion or TBI in Horseback Riders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/18

    Head Injuries Participants in several equestrian sports, such as racing and rodeo, are at a high risk ... of suffering from repetitive head injuries. This risk is not limited to only those activities. ... minimize the risk of additional head injuries during what could be a vulnerable period. Clinically, ...

  7. A Landowner’s Guide to Understanding Recommended Pipeline Standards and Construction Specifications

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-29

    Specifications The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Soil and Water Conservation has developed a model ... potential adverse effects of pipeline construction on soil and water resources. Ohio developed these ... minimize a landowner’s soil and water impacts. The pipeline standard and construction specifications ...

  8. Understanding Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Crop Production Systems

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-69

    concerning which pesticides can be used, where pesticides come from, and associated risks to people, ... lower levels over a longer period of time.     In general, pesticides are most effectively used within ... soil, receive appropriate amounts of water, and are surrounded by a biodiversity of beneficial insects ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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