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  1. Faculty: Turfgrass Extension Specialist

    https://hcs.osu.edu/about-us/positions-available/faculty-turfgrass-extension-specialist

    successful applicant will lead a multi-departmental team dedicated to maintaining a strong Turfgrass Science ... Extension field staff, and homeowners. Additionally, this person will organize continuing education events ... for industry professionals such as the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Conference, turfgrass field day, ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  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. Faculty: Plant Biologist and Director of the Ohio Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center

    https://hcs.osu.edu/about-us/positions-available/faculty-plant-biologist-and-director-ohio-ornamental-plant-germplasm

    University is seeking applications for the position of Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Director of ... with the US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. The position is located on the ... Germplasm Center (OPGC, https://opgc.osu.edu/), a component of the US National Plant Germplasm System ...

  9. New CD Fact Sheets Published

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/new-cd-fact-sheets-published

    Three new OSU Extension Community Development fact sheets have been published. Click on the titles ... (CDFS-4107) NEW 11/22/2021 Authors: Joe Lucente and Godwin Apaliyah This fact sheet is intended as a guide for ... a community BRE program. It provides background information about evaluating, analyzing, report writing, and ...

  10. 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 ...

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