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  1. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    I Grow Blueberries at Home? Blueberries are a good fruit crop for home gardens since they require little ... space and have minimal spray requirements. At present, blueberry plants are not common in home plantings ... because the plants require very acidic soil conditions in order to grow and thrive. Few backyard soils in ...

  2. Ohio History of 4-H

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-01

    of the county courthouse. The intent was to learn more about harvesting, gardening, testing soil ... National Pork Board Youth Pork Quality Assurance Program and also meets the requirements set forth by the ...

  3. Using a Waterslide to Introduce STEM to Younger Youth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-38

    field. Given the need for an increased scientific employee base, this is promising news.   STEM programs ... participants who have apprehension or limited mobility? Safety note: Even if you increase the challenge, be ... picture, a 4-H camper tests out a simple slide.  Slide Safety Operations  With all the materials on hand, ...

  4. Phytophthora Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybean

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

    individual fields and require replanting. Statewide yield losses average 11 percent in years with wet springs ... with Phytophthora damping off and root rot. With the increased use of no-tillage and reduced tillage ... and may require re-planting. Figure 5. Left, a healthy soybean plant next to a plant infected with ...

  5. Choosing a Pesticide Product

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-67

    Safety Education Program Garden stores and online retailers often offer a variety of pesticide products ... about pesticide safety and handling. Always read the pesticide label on a product before buying in order ... United States falls into one of four toxicity categories that indicate the risk associated with ...

  6. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    transport a given weight of grain, thus increasing storage and transport costs. Different grades of each ... corn and more common small grains can be seen in Table 1. Table 1. USDA Test Weight Grade Requirements ... (precocious germination) before harvesting. During germination, oil, starch, and protein are digested to ...

  7. Fundamentals of energy analysis for crop production agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6621

    world [1]. Sustainable agricultural production requires the optimization of land use, energy efficiency, ... consumption and increase energy efficiency to move agriculture closer towards sustainability. Energy Analysis ... confined to activities required for agricultural production, from the manufacture of inputs, energy used ...

  8. Bee, Wasp, Hornet, and Yellow Jacket Stings for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892203

    Tailgate Safety Training for Landscaping and Horticultural Services AEX-892.2.03 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 05/25/2018 Agricultural Safety Program Objective: Identify general tips to prevent and ... includes Dee Jepsen, Program Director, Agricultural Safety and Health, Ohio State University Extension; ...

  9. Introduction to Mindfulness

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5243

    other hand, the physical and mental benefits of the parasympathetic system include an increased blood ... and anxiety and rumination Improved attention, memory and the ability to focus Reduced chronic pain ... Increased immune system Relationship satisfaction and promotion of empathy and compassion Mindfulness ...

  10. Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://washington.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers

    Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; but a passion for learning about gardening ... excellence in educational programming. THE VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT: The Master Gardener training course requires ...

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