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  1. Shared Harvest

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/shared-harvest-12

     In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights ... (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or ... letter must be submitted to USDA by: 1.  mail:  U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant ...

  2. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    statistical significance? Why should a producer, consultant or retailer care about statistics? Can the average ... controlled application of a process or product (seeding rate, fertilization rate, insecticide application ... , fungicide application, etc.) to an experimental plot that will hypothetically have an impact on ...

  3. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    operators to keep the application rate constant, regardless of changes in ground speed. They are now ... orchards and vineyards variable-rate application technology site-specific application of pesticides This ... United States, aerial application of pesticides using drones (Figure 1) is becoming a routine activity in ...

  4. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    deposits on the target when spraying pesticides. Spray drift is a major challenge to pesticide applicators ... trying to achieve this goal. Spray drift is defined as wind moving a pesticide from the application site ... concern when an application is done under windy conditions. Photo by Javier Campos, Polytechnic University ...

  5. Calibration of Orchard and Vineyard Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-537

    goal with calibration is to determine the actual rate of application, and then to make the necessary ... adjustments if there is a difference greater than 5% between the actual application rate and the intended ... application rate. How Should the Application Rate Be Expressed? Usually, the spray application rates on ...

  6. Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0111

    defines the agronomic need for a nutrient application of P to support crop yields and can indicate the ... 120 ppm STP (USDA, 2020). For STP above 120 ppm, the recommendation is to limit nutrient application ... However, with the soil's ability to buffer STP, it may take decades with no P application before ...

  7. First on the Scene for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892217

    a confined space, the victim may need clean fresh air—for example, in an injury during pesticide application ... appendage and transfer to the care unit. About These Modules The author team for the training modules in the ... developed with funding from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, ...

  8. Pesticide Protective Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59131

    use faulty or worn out PPE. Always wash thoroughly when finished with pesticide applications. About ... proper attire for pesticide application and assure cleanliness of personal protective equipment. ... wear during various chemical applications. Review the true or false quiz. Background The following PPE ...

  9. Assessing Farm Financial Health Using Your Balance Sheet

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0135

    can provide a tremendous amount of information about the financial health of your farm, including the ... The balance sheet represents a financial snapshot in time of the business. If you have questions about ...

  10. Choosing a Pesticide Product

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-67

    of a pest. Step 1: Identify the pest correctly. Searching for online Extension fact sheets about ... educator can assist in identifying pests. Educators can offer reliable information about the insects that ... [insect/disease/weed name] management” to find science-based information about pesticide options, integrated pest ...

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