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  1. Potato Leafhopper on Alfalfa

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-33

    nymph stages (fig. 2), and the adult. About three weeks are required for PLH development from egg to ... About one to two weeks following harvest, regrowth will attract PLH adults, and nymphs will begin to ... glandular-haired, PLH-resistant varieties; (2) timely implementation of harvests; and (3) application of insecticide ...

  2. Wine Grape Cultivars for the Midwest

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0138

    Areas in purple are counties with the most reported grape acreage, according to the 2017 U.S. Department ... season—120–130 days, ripens in November Geographic Locations of Grape-growing Regions Based on the U.S ...

  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. Strategies for Successful Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-125

    SNAP-Ed Regional Program Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences, Oh In the 1950s, the U.S. Department of ... groups turned into the Basic 4 about 40 years ago. It next became a food guide pyramid based on five ... choices. It gives a visual cure, using a place setting for a meal. This encourages people to think about ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Breastfeeding: Your Best Choice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/MOB-1

    best for parents to learn as much as they can about breastfeeding before giving birth. Breast Milk is ... total cost of breastfeeding for a year is about $350. Formula feeding costs about $1,200–$2,000 a year. ... Your Baby with Breast Milk or Formula (Publication No. FDA05-1108C). Washington, DC: U.S. Food and ...

  9. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    storage and handling losses prior to land application. Source: Ohio Livestock Manure Management Guide, ... losses of nitrogen over time. Losses also occur when moving manure or compost before field applications ... . Typically a factor of 25 percent loss is used. Application Rate Knowing the amount of material applied per ...

  10. 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 ...

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