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  1. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    weather, commodity prices) associated with agriculture. It is essential that farm managers take time to ... member should take time to analyze his or her own skills to determine how he or she can best fit into the ... elements. After taking a snapshot of where the farm business is currently, the family business team should ...

  2. Fall Armyworm in Ohio Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0093

    takes approximately 30 days in hot weather—meaning that more than one generation can propagate in Ohio ... very susceptible to insecticide and are thus difficult to kill. Chemical control should take place when ... take management action when three or more caterpillars are present per square foot of crop. In lower ...

  3. Using Local Woodlot Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-9-03

    When air-drying alone, lumber can take several years to get to a 15%–20% moisture content depending on ... purchased at wholesale prices if you order in bulk, or you can take your lumber to one of several custom dry ... allow the woodworker or builder to take advantage of interesting colors, grain patterns, and other ...

  4. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    species used as well as the log size. Larger logs take longer to fully colonize and produce mushrooms. ... recommended rates and holes drilled farther apart than recommended can take longer to colonize. These factors ...

  5. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    misconceptions about drift. For the vineyard owner, it is important to take steps to prevent the occurrence of ... chlorosis, following exposure to 2,4-D. Photo by Doug Doohan. Figure 2c. Fan-shaped, deep sinuses, leaf-blade ... 2,4-D injury are easily recognized and include characteristic fan-shaped leaves with sharp points at ...

  6. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    with an offer to buy some of your timber, don't "jump too quickly." Taking time to find ... other purposes ranging from golf courses and parking lots to crop production and pastureland. The timber ...

  7. Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Requirements: Who Needs a License and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0140

    schools, parks, golf courses, restaurants, food processing plants, medical facilities, and apartment ... commercial pesticide exams. You will need to take the commercial core exam and at least one category exam. ... in Ohio without taking the Ohio exam. Some recertification credits also may be reciprocal. Contact ...

  8. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology; The Ohio State University Bumble bees are managed ... Approximately three to four weeks later, the first workers will emerge and begin to take on roles as foragers or ... Agronomy, 12 (2), 518. doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12020518 Feltham, H., Park, K., & Goulson, D. (2014). ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio’s Forests: Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-66

    leaves at the same height), formed of 3–8 rounded to kidney-shaped leaves with wavy-toothed margins. It ... alternately arranged and are heart-shaped to triangular in appearance; they are 1–3 inches long and 1–4 inches ...

  10. Soils and Soil Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0136

    can take decades to centuries for inherent properties, like texture, to change even slightly. In ... take in and maintain nutrients within plant cells magnesium—necessary for the plant to perform ... inorganic forms—before the plant can take them up. It is important to consider this and when the plant will ...

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