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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Calibration of Orchard and Vineyard Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-537

    acre” to express the required spray application rate for orchards and vineyards. Concepts such as Tree ... pesticides in orchards and vineyards will continue to calibrate their sprayers to satisfy the required rates ... (required, or intended) nozzle output (GPM). Base the calculation on the application rate on the chemical ...

  7. Rabies Prevention In Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    required vaccination for rabies before an animal (including some livestock) is exhibited or travelled with. ... in and around barns and other farm buildings can increase the risk of rabies. Make your farm less ... Department of Health requires that rabies-suspect animals and animal bites are reported to a local health ...

  8. Now Offering Food Safety Training

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/now-offering-food-safety-training

    Do you work in food service? Are you interested in elevating your resume? Do you want to increase ... your food safety knowledge? OSU Extension Greene County is now offering food safety training including ... person-in-charge has food safety knowledge to protect the public from foodborne illness, individuals with this ...

  9. Types of Nutrition Incentives Offered at Ohio Farmers Markets and How They are Funded (Nutrition Incentives Series)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4109

    is also focused on increasing the consumption of agricultural commodities through farmers' ... coupons to low-income seniors, defined as individuals who are at least 60-years-old and fall within 185% ... increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental ...

  10. Online Food Safety Course

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/food-safety-food-protection-training/online-food-safety

    Safety training which meets Ohio Department of Health requirements. Students will take self-paced course ... $70 (includes and exam and proctoring fee). Payment required at time of scheduling to ensure scheduled date. ...

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