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  1. Communicating Your Organization’s Message

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4111

    communicate its purpose and value. Creating such an awareness requires effective communication and enables ... vision and focus, clarifying its purpose, and demonstrating relevance. The ability to effectively ... “deliver one clear, concise, consistent message over a long period of time” (Stenitzer n.d.). Focusing ...

  2. Extension Today: Beating the Winter Blues

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/beating-winter-blues

    in the fall, continues through the winter, and resolves in the spring. If you suspect that you have ... well. One more easy-read:  It's Fall Ya'all and The Struggle is Real.  Decreased light does ... Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team provides some additional insight. Don't be SAD, Be ...

  3. Best Practices for Effective Spraying In Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    of the crop being treated, or the equipment used to do it, applying pesticides requires a much higher ... level of skill and knowledge than all other operations required to grow crops. This is especially the ... reason, vineyard spraying requires a higher degree of knowledge and management skills than what is ...

  4. Extension Today: Home Hydroponics

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/home-hydroponics

    Environmental Sciences (CFAES) on Jan. 26-28, 2022. The workshop will focus on integrated management of insects ...

  5. Extension Today: Healthy Holiday Sides

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/healthy-holiday-sides

    Ecology, focusing on food safety. She works to promote food safety among consumers, food handlers, and ... fall vegies. COOK AT HOME! Try these recipes at home, and draw your holiday guests to the table with ... SAFETY WHEN YOU COOK! Have meat, poultry, or egg product questions? Call the USDA Meat and Poultry ...

  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 ... depth, and height. In addition, the droplets must travel longer distances, which requires sufficient ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ...

  7. 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 ... required to achieve maximum biological efficacy from the pesticides applied: Mix pesticides uniformly ... capacity to deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings ...

  8. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    reasons, including production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize pesticide ... humidity increases the risk of spray drift. If the sprayer is non-air-assisted with nozzles that produce ... wind, increase the chance of inversion, especially early in the morning. Adjust the sprayer fan air-flow ...

  9. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-534

    minimize spray drift, and allow compliance with label requirements such as the application rate (gallons ... developed by most of the major nozzle manufacturers provide the exact nozzle flow rate required for any ... user-friendly and do not account for droplet size requirements when recommending nozzles. Although the apps and ...

  10. Slugs and Their Management In Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2010

    found when the ground thaws in the spring until it freezes in the fall. Wet conditions are ideal for ... All slugs lay eggs. Each species requires a different length of time for the development of its eggs ... normally reach maturity by fall. During periods of particularly warm and wet climatic conditions, the rate ...

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