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  1. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    small groups in the soil. Some females lay between 20 to 300 eggs (fertilization is internal), which ... hundreds or more leave the soil and crawl into houses, basements, first-floor rooms, up foundation walls, ... newly developed wooded areas with virgin soil (decaying organic matter habitats) are often troublesome ...

  2. Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3212-11

    bacterium does not survive freely in the soil but instead survives on previously infected dead leaves on or ... in the soil. Crowns of systemically infected (live) plants are another source for overwintering ... openings. Free water on plant surfaces, high relative humidity, moderate daytime temperatures (~68°F), and ...

  3. Soil Testing

    https://franklin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    The Franklin County Extension office now has     soil testing kits available for sale. Kits are ... done at a non-biased university soil testing laboratory at Penn State University. Instructions and ... a soil testing fact sheet are included. A copy of the results will also be sent to our office, so if you ...

  4. Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for a Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tips-tricks-and-tactics-terrific-thanksgiving-turkey

    students recommend “cake” and “ice creme and yoguert.”           Recipes are “not kitchen tested,” as noted ... for Food Safety Education has tested its methods, so if you’re cooking a turkey this Thanksgiving, ...

  5. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  6. Teen Opportunities

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/teen-opportunities

    and international level.  Many of these opportunities help teens develop and practice important life ...

  7. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

  8. Make plans now for dormant fruit tree management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/make-plans-now-dormant-fruit-tree-management

    once a year in early spring before growth starts. It is very important to do a soil test to determine ... The rate of application needs to be adjusted based on soil test analysis and recommendations. More ... are looking at the time frame between when the tree drops the leaves in the fall and when buds begin ...

  9. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...

  10. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    a couple of weeks, their egg production increases. Depending on the level of pasture contamination, FECs ... the last 50–60 years consistently show that egg counts from a group of individuals, as well as worm ... individuals have very high counts, and even when severe parasitic disease is present in a group, there ...

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