Billbugs in Turfgrass
(tug-test). If the stalks break off easily at ground level and the stems are hollowed out and packed with ... damage. If a lawn or neighborhood was damaged in a previous year, it is at high risk of repeating the ... should occur between 280 and 352 DD 50 and the 30% first activity (the time that the last surface ...
Rabies Prevention in Livestock
making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... the usual culprits for spreading infection in Ohio with cats and dogs occasionally testing positive ... and one fox. While skunks and dogs have tested positive in the past, no confirmed cases were reported ...
Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds
many levels, they also can pose serious risks if they are not properly maintained. Whenever homeowners ... the oak wilt fungal pathogen. Second, trees that are planted in well-drained, quality soils, with ... good texture, structure, and containing adequate levels of organic matter, grow in a physiologically ...
Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations
over the entire field, changes in soil test levels in two areas over a 10-year period are shown. Table ... 1 ppm 20 8 2 20 8 2 20 8 2 Expected ppm change in soil test over 10 years 3 0 0 +5 +10-6-11 1 Crop ... to change soil test 1 ppm is 6–10 depending on cation exchange capacity. 3 Example calculation: ...
Basic Estate Planning: Life Insurance
useful in estate settlement. Life insurance is a contract between as many as four entities: Life ... when debt is high, when assets are low, and when our children are too young to care for themselves. ... life insurance might not be as high as from alternative investments, so the cost of the above tax ...
COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety
sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6– 40% of the deer had antibodies to ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. Figure ... 1. Hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer transmitting COVID-19. Image by ...
Preventing Heart Disease
the risk of heart disease is reduced by 50% within just one year. And no matter how long or how much ... cholesterol level, and reduce your risk of diabetes. Meaningful Exercise Many farmers feel they receive plenty ... Screenings High blood pressure and high cholesterol damage the heart and blood vessels. Therefore, people ...
Soil and Nutrient Management is Key in Fruit and Vegetable Production
what is going on in your soil. Most soil test reports contain results for the macro nutrients ... the secondary nutrients calcium and magnesium, that are used to a lesser degree. Soil test results may ... fairly easily. It is also of your best interest to make soil amendments based on a recent soil test ...
Basic Estate Planning: Miscellaneous Issues
generation-skipping is as viable now as ever, despite the portability of the federal exclusion between spouses. The ... a trust. However, the court could consider the trust as a resource in determining the appropriate level of ... easement value is the difference between the full market value (development value) and the value after the ...
Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry
field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...