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  1. Pigweed Identification Guide

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0077

    local Ohio State University Extension personnel for recommendations. For more information about managing ...

  2. Study Suggests Hepatitis E may be a Sexually Transmitted Infection

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/study%C2%A0suggests-hepatitis-e%C2%A0may-be%C2%A0-sexually-transmitted%C2%A0infection

    about whether it causes a reduction in the reproductivity of the pigs,” Kenney ...

  3. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    home milk pasteurization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and ...

  4. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    15-inch rows at 45,000 seeds per acre (246 bushels per acre), which was about 3% greater than the 30-inch ... 28–0–0 AG, Helena Chemical, Collierville, TN) application of the fungicide picoxystrobin + cyproconazole ... similar to the cost of application (Table 2). Table 2 (click table to download Word doc). Treatment ...

  5. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    ticks). Nymphal-stage blacklegged ticks are about the size of a poppy seed (1.5 millimeters), and unfed ... adult males and females are about the size of a sesame seed (2–3 millimeters) (CDCa, 2023). The backs of ... talk to your veterinarian about anti-tick products. *R ead the label instruction carefully to ensure ...

  6. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    other countries via overseas trade of infested fruit (Rota-Stabelli et al., 2013). The first U.S ... applications. The action threshold is detection of one SWD adult in a trap. Monitoring traps can be homemade or ... SWD (about one to two weeks) compared to commercial lures. Depending on the fruit being monitored, ...

  7. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    decisions about the board are heavily dependent on the ambitions and goals of the founder/owner of the farm ... firm, writes about types of boards in his blog Prepare to Be Boarded! Robson's key types of boards ...

  8. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    several decades, with U.S. sales of organic food more than doubling from 2008 to 2019 (Figure 1). Meeting ... analysis of 2016 USDA dairy-farm data found U.S. organic dairies outperformed conventional dairies of ... the process and be careful to match the certifier with their needs. Certifier application materials, ...

  9. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    larvae of this small moth are green-purple caterpillars about 1 cm (approximately 0.37 in.) long when ... applications can also be timed in sequence with the pest’s development. Early-season control of this pest may ...

  10. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    as responses after occurrence (e.g., fertilizer management, remedial product applications, crop ... application later in the season. Early frosts in the fall could also be a concern if they are severe enough to ... F), survival from waterlogging for up to 96 hours (about four days) is good, with 70%–80% emergence ...

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