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  1. Corn Yield Response to Damage from Strong Storms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ac-1054

    eastern US corn belt, and have the potential to damage corn crops planted in the region. In addition to ...

  2. Community Reinvestment Areas: Economic Development Tools

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-1568

    serve as the program contact, meet with property owners, and review and submit their applications for ... review applications submitted by the Housing Officer, to negotiate abatements with business projects, and ... need for revitalization. What is the CRA application process? Although local jurisdictions have liberal ...

  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. Using Solar Energy to Produce Electricity for Ohioans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-CMD-732

    eere.energy.gov/solar/csp_basics.html. U.S. Department of Energy, Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. (October 7, 2009). Learning About ... solar capacity (MW) followed by Spain at 24% and the United States at 8% (U.S. Department of Energy, ... utility-scale CSP applications can provide hundreds of megawatts (MW) of electricity for the power grid. One ...

  5. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    surface water. (Photo courtesy of Rick Wilson, OEPA) Application of liquid animal manures to soils with ... the type and quantity of manure applied, application method, and timeliness of rainfall after ... application may all play a role in determining the fate of the manure. Liquid Manure Applied to ...

  6. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    boxelder bugs. Adult boxelder bugs are flat-backed, elongated, narrow-bodied insects, about 1/2 inch long ... days, with bright red nymphs appearing about the same time that new tree leaves develop. Nymphs may feed ... that become progressively darker red with each stage. In warmer regions of the U.S., two generations ...

  7. Determining Location of Cellulosic Ethanol Plants in Ohio Based on Availability of Crop Residues

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-650

    oil prices are the major factor in the demand for ethanol in the U.S. Although low prices for gasoline ... therefore, there is good market potential for these alternative fuels. Approximately 30 percent of U.S. corn ... a feedstock. Crop Data Ohio corn production for grain in 2005 and 2006 was about 470 million bushels per year. ...

  8. Parental Involvement Can Reduce the Risk of Teen Pregnancy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/FLM-FS-16-99-R10

    talk with their child about sexual activity. Other parents believe that talking about sex acts as ... your children about sex does not encourage them to become sexually active. Another important thing for ... observers of the adults in their lives. Ten Tips for Parents Be clear about your own values and attitudes. ...

  9. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... application rate, sprays droplets of the proper size on the target uniformly, and that it minimizes the loss ... designed for spot treatment and for spraying smaller areas in vineyard. Two rules of application accuracy ...

  10. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-534

    in a wide variety of types and sizes. The best nozzle for a given application will maximize efficacy, ... minimize spray drift, and allow compliance with label requirements such as the application rate (gallons ... Figure 4. One-piece, hollow-cone nozzle. In the U.S., the most common hollow-cone nozzle used in orchard ...

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