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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Soybean Growers are Invited to Participate in a New Study to Improve Honey Bee and Soybean Productivity

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-02/soybean-growers-are-invited-participate-new-study-improve-honey

    nectar-rich soybean varieties and allowing us to collect insect and plant samples in the field and monitor ... US honey bee colonies reside. We are looking for soybean growers to help with a new study that will ... study was largely inspired by a pilot project led by Nate Douridas at the Molly Caren Agricultural ...

  4. Fertility Calculator for Ohio Recommendation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-02/fertility-calculator-ohio-recommendation

    compare recommendations provided to them to the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, ... & potassium (K) recommendations. User can select when a field the critical level used for ... buildup and maintenance requirements separately. Total fertility need can be determined for a 1-, 2- or ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Congratulations to Harold Watters on his Retirement!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-02/congratulations-harold-watters-his-retirement

    done for all of us over the years. You are a great agronomist, field specialist, and friend. Harold ... was an Ohio State University Extension Field Specialist for Agronomic Systems, but his history at OSU ... crops meetings. Harold served on the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) board. He provided CCA training ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Soil Health Webinar Series Kicks Off with Farmer Panel

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-02/soil-health-webinar-series-kicks-farmer-panel

    continue with “What does the Research Tell Us about Cover Crops & Soil Health?” on February 3, 8-9 a.m. ... less crusting, better field access, and improved water management. The 2022 soil health series will ... OSUE Field Specialist Elizabeth Hawkins and State Soil Specialist Steve Culman will share recent Ohio ...

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