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  1. Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5567-11

    transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the world and can contaminate ... symptoms depending on the dose of toxin that they consume. Infants are particularly at risk. How Can ... Botulism Be Prevented? There are very few cases of botulism each year. The death rate is high if not ...

  2. ODA Exam Request for County Offices

    https://pested.osu.edu/extensioneducator/oda-exam-request-county-offices

    –  working together to schedule an exam session that meets the needs/requests of applicator exam testing in ...

  3. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

  4. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and regulations. Universities, ... a number of important data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) ...

  5. Economic Outlook and Policy Webinar Series

    https://aede.osu.edu/https%3A/aede.osu.edu/extension/economic-outlook-and-policy-webinar-series

    public US universities to estimate benefits to become Bee Campus USA certified. We test whether different ...

  6. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  7. Woodlands Make Poor Pastures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0015

    Soil losses are as high as 44 tons per acre annually on steep, wooded slopes. According to the Natural ... soils to act as a sponge at times of high flow. When forest soils are grazed, they become compacted and ... erosion, 1 inch of valuable topsoil is removed every 20 years. Livestock cause increased woodland soil ...

  8. Ohio Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4114

    Urban: Franklin County— “The Franklin County TID facilitates collaboration between local jurisdictional ... of Dublin. This successful grant application is the result of collaboration between the FCTID, the ...

  9. Commercial New Applicator Training

    https://pested.osu.edu/home/trainingopportunities/commercialnewapplicatortraining

    sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will choose between Industrial ... help you prepare for the Commercial Pesticide Applicator test. To become licensed, you must apply for ... course. A representative from the ODA will be available on site. You must pass the core test and at least ...

  10. People and West Nile Virus: Frequently Asked Questions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/WNV-1003

    are those older than 50. Those who are immune-compromised may also be at greater risk. During the ... agencies continue to work together to address the health risks of WNV to Ohio families and their animals. ... Q. When is the greatest risk of being exposed to an infected mosquito? A. Most people have become ...

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