Dr. Osler Ortez
Dr. Osler Ortez Assistant Professor- Corn & Emerging Crops 50% Extension | 30% Research | 20% ... industry conference Agronomy, Crops & Soils (aka the tri-societies meeting)- is my favorite; I've ... do you do in your free time I like to have a good balance between work, family & ...
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 the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...
Crop Estimation of Grapes
varieties. Most varieties reach 50% of their berry weight when GDD range between 1,000 and 1,700; this ... winegrape varieties* Variety GDD50 Chardonnay 1,070 Pinot noir 1,140 Pinot gris 1,150 Cabernet franc 1,170 ... on the grape variety and lasts between 4 to 10 weeks. Stage II Stage II is often described as ...
November 2022 Department Highlights
35, 40, 45, and 50 years of service to the university. Dr. Lynn Knipe and Julie Townsend from FST were ... of developing a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive ...
Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results
per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...
systems. I also help with writing manuscripts and grant applications. Last fall, I split my position 50:50 ... between HCS and Secrest Arboretum, and serve in a newly created position, Outreach Coordinator, for the ...
Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System
Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...
tissue. While rare, orange spore masses can form on the shell lesions during prolonged periods of high ... turgid, the tissue is healthy. The squeeze test works only on fresh chestnuts that are fully hydrated. On ... parents in seedling orchards. Table 1. Level of anthracnose incidence in commercially grown chestnut ...
Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards
environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...
Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals
can cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection ... bacteria are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... cdc.gov/yersinia/index.html. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Vital signs: Incidence and trends of infection ...