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  1. Understanding Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Crop Production Systems

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

    cover crops, biological control, crop rotations, minimal off-farm inputs, and emphasis on biodiversity ... Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program In conversations about pesticides, ...     Colorado potato beetle on the left is an example of a pest, while the swallowtail butterfly on the right is ...

  2. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    uky.edu/ccd/sites/www.uky.edu.ccd/files/figs.pdf. Frecon, J., and D. Ward. 2012. Figs in the Home Garden. Rutgers University Fact Sheet FS1198. ... the cold winters in Ohio. Soil and Site Requirements  Figure 5. Fig planted should be planted on ... burke.ces.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/fig-culture-in-north-carolina.pdf?fwd=no. Acknowledgements The project members would like to thank Ms. Lori Panda, formerly senior program ...

  3. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    of outdoor-grown hanging baskets, mainly petunia and calibrachoas. The containers are located on top ... outdoors on a weed mat. Note the “spaghetti” tube irrigation. Outdoor growing is very tempting because ... use watering sprinklers for frost or even freeze protection (Figure 3). The sprinklers must be turned on before ...

  4. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    studies have been performed evaluating the impact of pollen drift from GMO fields on neighboring non-GMO ... and low humidity reduce viability. Elevated temperatures have a greater negative impact on pollen ... determine how far pollen will travel—some have evaluated the density of pollen at varying distances from ...

  5. Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

    include on-farm research, sustainable agriculture, attracting tourism, cooperative marketing, alternative ... energy, adding value to farm production, job creation, and economic development. The grant process should ... requires cost share for some farm programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). USDA ...

  6. Resolving Conflict Constructively and Respectfully

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5196

    upon. 6. Evaluate after time Work out a way to check on how well the solution is working. Adjust the ... HYG-5196 Family and Consumer Sciences 04/23/2010 Revised by Cheryl Spires, Extension Educator, ... Family and Consumer Sciences. Conflict is a natural part of life brought on by our different beliefs, ...

  7. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    in wood to create nest sites for their young. These bees do not consume wood; they feed on pollen and ... at nest sites after dark on a cool evening when carpenter bees are less active. Wear protective ... Carpenter bees have a dense brush of hairs on their hind legs. Carpenter bees resemble bumble bees as they ...

  8. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    exist. Buy nursery stock only from a reputable supplier, and take care not to transfer soil on farm ... PLPATH-FRU-34 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/15/2016 Michael A. Ellis, Department of Plant ... stele root rot. Susceptible variety on right, and resistant variety on left. Normally, the disease is ...

  9. Repetitive Motion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7909

    Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.9 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... actions. Avoid awkward body posture. • Be aware of repetitive motion used on and off the job. Repetitive ... prevention. Early evaluation and treatment is important. A doctor may prescribe medication to help reduce swelling ...

  10. Grape Black Rot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-24

    PLPATH-FRU-24 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/15/2016 Melanie L. Ivey, Assistant Professor, ... impact on grape clusters can be devastating, resulting in complete crop losses. Figure 1. Black rot spots ... on a grape leaf. Inset shows the dark pycnidia that can be seen in the center of each spot. Disease ...

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