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  1. Plans Underway for the 2022 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Lucas County

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/plans-underway-2022-extension-master-gardener-volunteer-program-lucas-county

    On Connect Volunteer System. Information about the program and a link to the account and application ... training with small group labs. Classes will begin on Tuesday, February 1 and run through Tuesday, March ... 29. Class times are 9 am- 4 pm each Tuesday. Applications should be completed online or a hard copy ...

  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. GREENHOUSE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP: Integrated Disease and Insect Management

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/greenhouse-management-workshop-integrated-disease-and-insect-management

    Best practices for effective and efficient pesticide application | Dr. Erdal Ozkan, OSU Thursday, ... Hands-on Training Dr. Francesca Rotondo, OSU | Josh Amrhein, OSU | Dr. Anna Testen, USDA Contact: Mary ... Certification (Cat: 3A-8; RT-4)  Pennsylvania Pesticide Recert (Cat: 00-6; PC-8; 18-8; 22-8) Cost: $60 per ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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, ...

  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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