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  1. Creating Signage for Direct Food and Agricultural Sales

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-70

    purpose, message, customers, and materials in mind. Know when to hire a professional to help with the task ... is also durable if lamination is not an option. When to Hire a Pro Many farm managers are not ... farm. Many times do-it-yourself costs much more in time and frustrations than the cost of hiring ...

  2. Slugs on Field Crops

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

    Quality Associate, Ohio State University Extension Kelley Tilmon, PhD, Professor of Entomology, The Ohio ... during the summer. By the fall, most gray garden slugs have completed development and are capable of ... in spring and early summer. Warm April and early May days are the time to determine if slugs are ...

  3. Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0109

    standardized collection criteria. A reputable soil test lab is used for analysis. Multiple strategies exist to ... it to the lab. Before sampling, determine sample collection details such as sample depth (6 or ... thoroughly mix the sample before bagging a subsample to send to the lab. Soil nutrient levels fluctuate ...

  4. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    strands. During the summer, healthy bark (callus tissue) grows over the edges of the narrow, oval shaped ... During spring and summer, spores produced in the cankers are spread by wind and rain to wounds on the ...

  5. Scab of Peach, Nectarine, Plum, and Apricot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-39

    fruit. Wet conditions during spring and early summer after petal fall are necessary for a severe attack ... The scab fungus overwinters in twigs infected the previous year. During spring and summer, large ...

  6. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    summer production. Cold-weather strains: These mushrooms fruit in the early spring and late fall and ... summer and early fall months. Wide-range strains: As the name suggests, these strains fruit at a wide ... trees that seasoned during the summer months. For example, trees cut prior to the summer months (even if ...

  7. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-58

    distribution (Figure 1). The "dog-day," or annual cicadas, appear during the long summer days of July ... and August. These cicadas have two- to five-year life cycles, but adults appear every summer.  Figure ... delay planting until late summer or fall, after the adult cicadas have died. Cultural Control: Prevent ...

  8. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    different levels of internal fungal colonization, and consequently, variation in mycotoxin content. ... agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/others/2009/Gibberella-1002.pdf USDA-GIPSA. Testing Trucklots of Barley and Wheat for Deoxynivalenol. USDA-GIPSA. Mycotoxin ...

  9. Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-47

    pollinators, especially in the heat of summer. Consider planting sunflowers, zinnias, marigolds and cosmos in ... Considerations A water source in the garden helps thirsty pollinators, especially in the heat of summer ... Pollinator Partnership: pollinator.org The Ohio State University Bee Lab: beelab.osu.edu Home, Yard and ...

  10. Secondary Injury Prevention: Using Braces to Reduce Joint Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.8

    the wrist and the bottom part of the hand with harder material like plastic, a nylon shell or internal ...

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