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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    While females are sucking blood, they also release anti-coagulants that prevent blood from clotting. The ... Preventing Mosquito-borne Diseases Currently, there are vaccines that protect humans from yellow fever ... (transmitted in the tropics) and horses from contracting West Nile virus. Heartworm preventives can kill ...

  2. Understanding Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Crop Production Systems

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

    www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/organic (Accessed 10-8-2018). Ag Crops and Livestock Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture pesticide safety ... (NPIC, 2018b). A pesticide is a substance that “is intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or ... ANR-69 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/28/2018 Helen M. Andrews, Graduate Research Associate ...

  3. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    cause yield loss, poor grape quality, increased susceptibility to cold injury, and reduction in ... either through direct application or spray drift, often causes severe injury, loss of yield, and even ... glyphosate in soybean. How quickly can you expect increased use of 2,4-D or dicamba in fields near you? It ...

  4. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

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

    Service Bulletin #AG-109. It is currently out of print, but can be retrieved from ... topping the list of fig-producing nations (Oberheu, 2018). Figure 1. Fresh Brown Turkey figs from trials ... University. While it is encouraging to see fresh figs available for sale at some grocery stores in the United ...

  5. Parasites: Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora, and Giardia lamblia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5577

    Avoiding water from unknown sources and safe handling of food will prevent infection from all three of ... and to reproduce. However, all three parasites are able to live outside of a host for a period of 2–6 ... are outside taking part in recreational activities such as swimming, hiking, and camping, and ...

  6. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    extends into the underlying impervious layer at least 6 inches (if possible), but not through it ... installed along the outlet pipe where it joins the collection system. The cutoff wall should be of concrete ... having a minimum length of 8 feet and equipped with a suitable animal guard to prevent obstructions being ...

  7. Newsletters

    https://holmes.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/4-h-newsletters

    2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019   2018 December 2018 July/August 2018 ... June 2018 April 2018 March 12 Update Feb/March 2018 2017 October 2017 Harvest Ridge Newsletter ... Stay informed with Holmes County 4-H Newsletters 2021 Fall 2021 Fair Edition 2021 July 2021 June ...

  8. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    sometimes confused with those suffering from winter injury. Figure 1. Apple root infected with Phytophthora ... (healthy) portion of the crown. Similar symptoms can be found on roots, but it is generally difficult to see ... and collapse such as “wet feet” (drowning) or winter injury. Roots on trees killed by excessive water ...

  9. The Cannabis Market and Its Impact on Hemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-97

    2018 Farm Bills (Agricultural Act of 2014; Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018). These provisions, ... use of marijuana are illegal because tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and its main derivatives (Delta-8 THC, ... from Cannabis sativa or Cannabis indica plants, the 2018 Farm Bill and consequent state regulations ...

  10. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    three). An over-the-shoulder broadcast spreader can be used for both fertilizer and seed. It is cheap and ... Rotary Hoe —A rotary hoe (or rotovator) is similar to a large rototiller, but it operates from the power ... germination the new plant may not have enough energy to push the emerging shoot to the surface where it can ...

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