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  1. Best Practices for Effective Spraying In Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    required to spray field crops. Although each crop requires a slightly different approach to the application ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538). Use of Drones for Spraying Although not common in the U.S., aerial application of pesticides using ... Variable-Rate Application of Pesticides In contrast to field crops, a great diversity in canopy structure and ...

  2. Strategies to Maximize Pesticide Deposit and Coverage for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-536

    requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ... application: Selecting the proper equipment, particularly the correct type and size of nozzle Applying the ... of pesticides by wind from the application site to an off-target site, as shown in Figure 1) cannot ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Calibration of Orchard and Vineyard Sprayers

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

    orchard or vineyard spray applications. For field crop spraying, the “acre” refers to the “field acre” ... “gallons per acre” application rate on a product’s label may be appropriate for field crops, but not ... to the field, and if it’s periodically checked and calibrated during the spraying season. The primary ...

  5. 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 ... selecting sprayers for orchards and vineyards rather than field crops—especially when spraying for insects ... and diseases within the canopy. Field crop sprayers are equipped with nozzles on a horizontal boom. ...

  6. December 2021 Department Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/december-2021-department-highlights

    December 13-17, the Food Industries Center trained FDA, NOAA, U.S. Army, and state regulators through the ... significant impact on their fields, students, CFAES, and University, and/or the public. It is essential that ... Johnson. Click here to read the story. FST students and staff involved in the project include Erica ...

  7. The Making of an Egg

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0021

    although egg production does not rely upon fertilization. The ovum spends about 15 minutes in the ... a nutritious food that contain essential vitamins, minerals, lipids, and amino acids. In fact, eggs are ... infundibulum from the ovary. At this point, the egg can be fertilized, if there are live sperm present, ...

  8. Communicating Your Organization’s Message

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4111

    cultivate commitment among the organization’s members and stakeholders. Your Approach What you are about ... Schulenklopper, Jochem, and Eelco Rommes. 2016. “Why They Just Don't Get It: Communicating about Architecture ...

  9. 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 ... nozzles found on sprayers used for field crops and vegetables. Sprayers used in vineyards and orchards are ...

  10. Self-Care for the Caregiver

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5811

    find that you feel guilty about not doing enough as a caregiver? Do you feel angry or resentful towards ... having difficulty thinking about how to get through a day being unable to concentrate experiencing ... isolated, or judged. They also give you the opportunity to talk openly and honestly about your feelings and ...

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