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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    with pesticide application, we strongly recommend that homeowners leave mosquito control to trained ... application.  Natural repellents approved by the CDC have lemon eucalyptus oil as a main ingredient, and recent ... pesticides requires specialized training that should be done by licensed professionals. However, there are ...

  2. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    chemical makeup) and the consumer's unique sensory apparatus. In fact, eating quality is best assessed ... by trained panelists because the human olfactory system is superior to all other ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

  3. Tree Pruning and Ladder Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892282

    center. Everyone using a ladder should have proper training before work begins. About These Modules The ... Tailgate Safety Training for Landscaping and Horticultural Services AEX-892.2.82 Agriculture and ... ladders to prune trees, they should be properly trained. Landscape maintenance crews should include an ...

  4. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    loads. This fact sheet defines a utility-scale solar project as a solar electric generation facility that ... Commission of Ohio. Certifications grew to more than 2,895 projects in March 2021. Prior to 2020, most solar ... projects in Ohio were small projects located on homes, farms, and businesses. In fact, between 2010 and ...

  5. Safely Starting and Stopping a Tractor for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892266

    tractor. Lock the brake pedals together when driving. About These Modules The author team for the training ... Tailgate Safety Training for Landscaping and Horticultural Services AEX-892.2.66 Agriculture and ... workers that a rider is allowed only for training purposes. Background Tractors are common and look easy ...

  6. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    sprays can be difficult even with training and regular calibration. The three rules of application ... for application of fertilizers and herbicides. A cone nozzle is likely to produce better results when ... selection (type and size) for different applications, read the OSU Extension fact sheet FABE-528 “Selecting ...

  7. Leather Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-09

    in controlling leather rot. Proper spacing of plants and timing of fertilizer applications are ... important. Excessive applications of nitrogen fertilizer can produce excessive amounts of dense foliage. ... bitter tasting jam and jelly made with berries from fields where leather rot was a problem. Leather rot ...

  8. Secondary Injury Prevention: Farming with a Pacemaker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.8-10

    wwl.nhs.uk/Specialities/Cardiology/pacemaker_faq.aspx.  Safety and Health Fact Sheet No. 16. American Welding Society. Pacemakers and Welding. About ... Ohio AgrAbility Fact Sheet Series AEX-981.8 Agriculture and Natural Resources 03/24/2011 S. Dee ... information about the degree of risk these tools pose as a medical threat. It is highly important to inform ...

  9. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ... a limiting layer—are suited for soil treatment systems (also called leach field systems). Most of Ohio’s ... away leaving behind gray colors. Soil and Site Evaluation Soil scientists are trained to describe and ...

  10. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    statements that warn users of this fact. While there are things that the applicator can control (e.g., nozzle ... information. It is also a good idea to inform the suspected pesticide applicator about your concerns and try to ... of stems and leaves. Unintentional application of a synthetic auxin herbicide to a sensitive plant, ...

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