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  1. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    growing requires a weed mat and a simple watering system. However, the big question is: what happens if ... impractical, in some cases requiring some type of support to avoid plant breakage.       Figure 3. A large ... the temperatures fall below a certain value. The sprinklers must be left on all the time until the ...

  2. The Cannabis Market and Its Impact on Hemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-97

    up-to-date regulatory requirements, and governs licensees’ activities. The program inspects growing and ... rules and requirements for obtaining a cultivation license under the ODA Hemp Program (Ohio ... to increase that number in September 2022. Recent Developments in Cannabis Markets In addition to ...

  3. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

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

    maintain your ginseng plots on steep slopes. If your property primarily consists of steep terrain, focus ... the future; however, since ginseng has been heavily harvested in most parts of Ohio, the absence of ... sites can be prone to fungal diseases. The literature varies on the soil nutrient requirements for ...

  4. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79019

    Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.19 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... 11/17/2015 S. Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor and State Safety Leader, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, ...   References • Jepsen, S.D., Michael Wonacott, Peter Ling, and Thomas Bean. Tailgate Safety Training for ...

  5. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    tire as water trough The trough or tank should have adequate capacity to meet the requirements of all ... watering occurs, the tank should hold a minimum of 25 percent of the daily herd requirement (calculated ... Water Requirements   Estimated Gallons per Day Cows, Dry and Bred 6-15 Cows, Nursing 11-18 Bulls 7-19 ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    habitat. After privets become well-established, control requires substantial investment of manpower and ... these species, especially prior to and shortly after a harvest or other disturbance activity.  Privets ... purple to nearly black in late fall and persist into winter (Figure 4). Fruit is mildly toxic to humans ...

  7. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    rapid, which may lead to lowered structural stability as well as increased susceptibility to pathogens ... with any pruning in winter months due to increased chance of winter freeze injury. If significant ... branch to reach the bottom notch and allow the branch to fall freely (Fig. 3B). Failure to proceed in ...

  8. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    require that crops be destroyed if animal feces are found in the field prior to harvest. Growers should ... essential that fresh food be produced safely. Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) during growing, harvesting ... contamination. This fact sheet will focus on the preventive measures within GAPs for the following: microbial ...

  9. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    Self-Satisfaction Speculation Inheritance Security Wildlife Habitat Recreation Increase Species Diversity ... their forests. They might, for example, desire income from timber harvest, wildlife habitat enhancement, ... management does not require that every acre of the forest be managed for every desired product or amenity, ...

  10. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    Damage Symptoms Turf begins to show drought stress in late summer into fall or spring and does not ... surrounding soil and increase to 2.1 mm in diameter and have a nearly spherical shape. Larvae: First instars ... the damage occurs. As the soil temperatures begin to drop in the fall, the larvae begin to dig ...

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