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  1. Agronomy Day and PAT/FACT Recertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/agronomy-day-and-pestfact-recertification

    in Private Pesticide and Fertilizer categories CORE, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15 Additional topics will include ... Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa for FREE! Fertilizer ... Re-certification* Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 5:00- 6:00 p.m.     Cost: $10 Pesticide Re-certification* Wednesday, ...

  2. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    a prescription map developed in advance of spraying. Variable-Rate Application of Pesticides In contrast to field ... 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 ...

  3. Living with Arthritis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1001

    common form of arthritis, affecting over 30 million U.S. adults. It is sometimes referred to as ... understand your limitations, and limit work on projects to small segments of time do not remain stationary ... try a muscle ointment to reduce morning stiffness learn about current information regarding arthritis ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. The She-cession: How the Pandemic Forced Women from the Workplace and How Employers Can Respond

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4110

    U.S. Census Bureau, women's life expectancy is to reach 87.3 years by 2060, compared with 83.9 ... How can employers support and retain women in the workplace? This fact sheet explores answers to these ... raise negotiation practices compared to their male counterparts (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity ...

  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 ... 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. ...

  10. The Role of Micronutrients in Equine Nutrition

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1021

    physiological functions including bone and muscle function, digestion, and metabolism. In this fact sheet, we ... species, soil fertility, weather, etc. The only way to know mineral content of your forage is to test it. ... impact vision, bone and muscle function, fertility, and mineral absorption (e.g., decreased calcium ...

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