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  1. Spray Irrigation of Reclaimed Wastewater for Rural Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-758

    disinfect it, and then irrigate lawn and landscaping on the lot. Reusing the water and nutrients in treated ... prevent the spread of disease-causing organisms. The Ohio Department of Health approves treatment and ... plants, and preventing runoff.   Researchers at The Ohio State University have studied all of these ...

  2. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    “broccoli” was coined due to its branching appearance. It is grown as an annual, with a life cycle in one ... year, although it is a biennial plant with a two-year life cycle. Broccoli heads are harvested for ... slightly outside of the optimal range. Germinating air temperatures are 40 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit. ...

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

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

    a frost occurs when the plants are outside? This is a risk that growers are willing to take and they try ... to minimize the risk by using some preventative measures. Before we describe one of the tools ... than several feet above. Freeze occurs when a strong cold air mass covers a given geographical area. ...

  4. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    VME-20 Veterinary Preventive Medicine 02/19/2019 Geoffrey Lossie, DVM, MS, DACPV, Poultry Health ... Specialist, Department of Veterinary Preventative Medicine Timothy McDermott, DVM, Extension Educator, ... Agriculture and Natural Resources, Franklin County Disease spreads quickly through flocks, therefore, it is ...

  5. CROP ALERT AND YARD ALERT! IT’S ARMYWORM by Trevor Corboy

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/crop-alert-and-yard-alert-it%E2%80%99s-armyworm-trevor-corboy

    fields across Ohio. Upon collection of larvae for identification, it was easily IDed as the fall ... https://aginsects.osu.edu/news/msu-osu-insect-ipm-guide Additional Reading can be found at: https://bygl.osu.edu/index.php/node/1859 https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter ... confirmation, contact a professional. Any OSU Extension Office Ag Educator will be able to assist you. Here in ...

  6. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    a physical barrier against insects. However, covers must be removed in high heat (80 F or higher) to prevent ... those who like it hot… Why are some peppers hot and some sweet? The difference is the quantity of ... reduced yield. Temperatures should be between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit in the day, and above 55 ...

  7. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    other insects and causes. Prevent the Spread Although SLF has not been reported in Ohio yet, it has been ... including metal, sign posts, train tracks and more (Dara et al., 2015; from Moylett and Molet, 2018). It is ... Japan, Vietnam and Taiwan. However, it has been reported as a serious non-native, invasive pest in Korea. ...

  8. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    are susceptible to physical injury such as that caused by ice and windstorms, as well as lawnmower and ... that callus formation rates can be enhanced, or at least not inhibited. First, it is essential to avoid ... take place. It thus follows that painting a wound with any kind of material that interferes or impedes ...

  9. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    along the margins of the leaf. If the stems are soft and mushy, don’t eat them. Severe cold injury may ... Rhubarb was first cultivated in the Far East more than 2,000 years ago. It was initially grown for ... from shading trees or buildings. Since rhubarb is a perennial, it should be planted to one side or at ...

  10. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    products. SPS measures applied to plants are designed to insure the safety of food and to prevent the spread ... applied regarding plant safety and crop protection to refer to general measures aimed at preventing the ... season.  (Image courtesy of Ken Chamberlain.) What is SPS and why is it important? The term SPS refers to ...

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