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  1. Pandemic prep needs ‘smart surveillance’ to predict viral spillovers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/pandemic-prep-needs-%E2%80%98smart-surveillance%E2%80%99-predict-viral-spillovers

    still learning about how the wily pathogens work. “SARS-CoV-2 taught us that viruses do not respect ... immunologist  Linda Saif, co-lead author of the paper, has been sounding the alarm about viruses that affect ... about the dangers of SARS-CoV-2. In 1995, her lab was the first to document a coronavirus’s leap from ...

  2. Pharaoh Ant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2136-10

    Pharaoh Ant Monomorium pharaonis  (L.) Identification Pharaoh workers are very small (about 1⁄16-inch ... three days, and pupal period nine days. About four more days are required to produce sexual female and ... male forms. The entire life cycle takes about 38 to 45 days depending on temperature and relative ...

  3. Ground Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2102-10

    Others are simply curious about these insects after finding them outdoors under stones, logs, boards, and ... Ground Beetle (23 mm)   Adults are about 1 inch long, oblong, flattened, and dull or reddish black with ... Bigheaded Ground Beetle (20 mm) Adults are about ¾ inch long, shiny, pitch black, with antennae slightly ...

  4. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    measure of the worm burden the animals are carrying. Nevertheless, FECs do give us some information about ... A quantitative result gives us a means to quantify changes over time or in response to a treatment. What Are We ... Measuring? The worms we are most concerned about are in the roundworm family and live in the stomach and ...

  5. Poultry Science Club sells Thanksgiving turkeys for annual fundraiser

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/poultry-science-club-sells-thanksgiving-turkeys-for-annual-fundraiser

    sale. “The great thing about the sale,” Okuley said, “is that it supports the Poultry Science Club. ... we use socials and a really good group of people to draw them in.” Each year, the PSC takes about 300 ... said. “He talks about the quality of the products and the integrity of the company. All of the turkeys ...

  6. OSU Extension increases keys to homeownership

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/osu-extension-increases-keys-homeownership

    sessions allow consumers to ask questions and get answers about their home purchases, Warman said. “We can ... provide information about budgeting, foreclosure prevention, home maintenance costs—all of the details ... information about topics ranging from how to identify signs of predatory lending, to understanding how to work ...

  7. Bagworm and Its Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2149-10

    found the young larva immediately begins to form a new bag over its body. This bag is only about 1/8 ... Within four weeks the males emerge and actively fly about in search of females. Mature females call by ... 900 DD units. This publication contains pesticide recommendations that are subject to change at any ...

  8. Fungus Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2084-10

    grain beetle is camel-brown colored and about 1⁄16-inch long with a conspicuous rounded lobe or ... READ THE LABEL and follow directions and safety precautions. This publication may contain pesticide ...

  9. Snowplows in Amish Country: A Guide for Buggy Drivers, Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-596.8-11

    ahead or behind can be a worrisome experience if the driver is uncertain about what to do. Regardless of ... situations, turn off the spreader and slowly lower the bed. Summary Snowplowing is an important public safety ... University Katharine Shumaker, OSU Extension Educator, Holmes County This publication was developed by ...

  10. Lace Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2150-10

    adults and nymphs can be looked for by turning over affected leaves. Adult lace bugs are about 1/8 inch ... scattered about with concentrations along the leaf veins. Concentrations of this excrement along the veins ... late May. Monitor the plants and repeat applications if re-infestations occur. This publication ...

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