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  1. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    (usually herbicide application, fire, disking, or a combination) or by planting. Establishing native ... cultipack the seedbed to provide good seed-soil contact. Broadcast rates should also be increased by about ...

  2. Starting and Operating a Microenterprise Loan Fund

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-1569

    just about any purpose: machinery or equipment, building acquisition, new construction, remodeling, ... programs that usually fund only up to 50%. In other words, other than a nominal application fee of usually ... development.ohio.gov. Loans are usually capped at no more than $20,000. Programs allow applicants to borrow money at or ...

  3. Gender Issues: Preparing Children for a Lifetime of Success

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/FLM-FS-16-01-R10

    a female does not tell us much about how tall he or she is. And this is true in many areas—knowing whether ... a person is a male or female does not tell us very much about whether he or she is a good basketball player ... "women's work." During the 1960s, however, this notion about women and men changed dramatically. In ...

  4. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    mosquitoes. The turnaround from surveillance to treatment takes about two to three weeks, which effectively ... Publishers. Learn more about our experts' latest mosquito research at Knowledge Exchange. Insects and ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Biopesticide Controls of Plant Diseases: Resources and Products for Organic Farmers in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18

    application of some biopesticides may require a high level of understanding and knowledge of the diseases and ... application are essential to ensuring efficacy. To help organic farmers choose an appropriate biopesticide for ... valuable information about plant health (apsnet.org). IR-4 Project. This federally-funded effort supports ...

  7. Photovoltaic Systems for Solar Electricity Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-652-11

    electricity. An individual PV cell is usually quite small, typically producing about 1 or 2 watts of power. To ... may only have about 70% of the STC efficiency shown in the manufacturer's information. ... conversion efficiency of amorphous silicon PV panel is about 5–7%. Table 1. Conversion efficiency of PV ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

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

    flat-backed, elongated, narrow-bodied insects, about 1/2 inch long and 1/3 inch wide. They are dark ... about the same time that new tree leaves develop. Nymphs may feed on fallen boxelder seeds and then on ... with each stage. In warmer regions of the U.S., two generations typically occur; in July, new adults ...

  10. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    selecting the type and amount of fertilizer application, a grower should ask two questions: (1) how much and ... used to estimate proper application levels based on plant-available nitrogen (PAN) estimation for 28 ... days or for a full season after the application. This calculator can aid one in deciding how much ...

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