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  1. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    gravity, it drifts to the earth quickly (about 1 foot/second) and normally travels relatively short ... the pollen samples collected about 3 feet from the pollen source (Burris, 2002). The number of ... sampling site—up to 46% outcrossing about 3 ft. from the edge of the test plots containing blue corn. Cross ...

  2. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    use living plant tissue if available.  Rhizoctonia solani  is classified in the group of ... available. Most creeping bentgrass cultivars are susceptible to brown patch. Colonial bentgrass is very ... Increase light penetration and air circulation to reduce the level of free water and humidity on turfgrass. ...

  3. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    2003). It is a colorless gas and has a sharp, pungent odor that people can smell at about 5 to 18 ppm ... industry sectors, dairy and beef cattle production contributes about 54% of total ammonia emissions to the ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ...

  4. Nurturant Grandfathering: Spiritual Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5803

    grandchildren about important things in their lives. Be available to listen, without giving unsolicited advice, ... about difficulties with parents or siblings, complaints about the stresses and strains of life, and ... exclamations about the challenges of school and work. A grandfather may also be a source of comfort and ...

  5. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    Blissus are very similar in form and an expert is needed to separate species and subspecies. Eggs The eggs ... and is about 0.9 mm long. The second through fourth instars continue to have this same general color ... darker black spots and the total body length is about 3 mm. Adults The adults are approximately 3.5 mm ...

  6. Slugs on Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-20

    in the north. Juvenile slugs begin noticeable feeding about 1–2 weeks after hatching, with ... Newly hatched slugs Although there are no thresholds available on either crop, knowing the stage and ... the size of BBs (fig. 2). Again, no information is available as to the number of eggs that would be ...

  7. Nurturant Grandfathering: Investment Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5807

    values, work ethic, beliefs about education, and success in the future. This suggests that by working to ... grandfather-grandchild emotional closeness as well as to higher levels of relationship satisfaction. This means that ... reported increased feelings of happiness, hopefulness about the future, and life enjoyment. They also ...

  8. Calving Management in Dairy Herds: Timing of Intervention and Stillbirth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-29

    significantly increase their level of knowledge and reduce the incidence of still birth by about 9 percentage ... calving. This fact sheet will present information about 1) the imminent signs of birth and calving progress ... observed about 18 minutes after the onset of abdominal contractions. 2  The appearance of the feet and nose ...

  9. Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8

    programs at the farm level, producers should consider the major risks they are concerned about, consider ... important points about disinfection should be made before choosing a disinfectant for routine farm use. ... assorted germs—bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa—about which livestock producers are concerned. For ...

  10. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    upside down may increase the stress level of the bird and may cause regurgitation and possibly subsequent ... questions about reportability, contact the Ohio Department of Agriculture: ...

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