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  1. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    addition, they may not be housed at all, allowing the birds to free-range and take cover under existing ... adult birds—coyotes, bobcats, dogs, birds of prey, and foxes For birds of prey, hawks will take birds ... during the day; whereas, owls will take birds during the night. Often, domestic dogs will not eat the ...

  2. Ohio's Natural Enemies: Hover Flies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-73

    body shape (Figure 1). They are called hover flies because of their ability to hover in midair by ... of stagnant water. Figure 1. Hover flies come in all sizes, shapes and colors. Figure 1A. Toxomerus. ...

  3. Gray Leaf Spot of Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-05

    color and rectangular in shape, bordered by the veins of the leaf (Fig. 1B). Individual lesions may be ... take on a silvery-gray cast, hence the name of the disease. Hybrids vary in the coloration of lesions ... Side-by-side close-up images of early irregularly-shaped (A) and typical rectangular (B) lesions of gray leaf ...

  4. Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare

    https://ansci.osu.edu/courses/animsci-579705

    zoo settings. The class activities take place primarily in field settings. Prereq: 5400.01. Graduate ...

  5. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    of what it takes to grow high-quality peaches. Peach trees are subject to some serious insect pests ... compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... branches removed) that is 26 to 30 inches tall. This sounds drastic; however, the best shaped open center ...

  6. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    hoses. Failure to bleed pressurized NH 3 from the hose before connecting or disconnecting. Overturning an ... a back-up pair of personal protective equipment to use, if needed. Wear the proper PPE when connecting or ... tanks. Follow the recommended procedures for connecting and disconnecting nurse tanks and applicators. ...

  7. Properly Cleaning and Storing Respirators for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892247

    points. Have workers take the True/False quiz to check their learning. Background Here are some common ... the truck. The truck is parked in a very sunny spot. A respirator is in an enclosed cab. The cartridge ... stored, position the respirator so that it keeps its natural shape. Exhalation valves and face pieces ...

  8. Identifying Vegetative Growth Stages in Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-127

    blade and the leaf sheath. The oval shaped first leaf is a reference point for counting upward to the top ... visible leaf collar. This oval shaped leaf is counted as the #1 leaf when staging. Normally a plant at the ...

  9. Role of Soil Fungus

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

    Natural Resources, Putnam County Fungi are an important part of the microbial ecology. The majority of ... spinach, beets, and oilseed radish) do not form mycorrhizae associations.”  Ecological Plant-Microbe ... in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula covered 20 hectares or almost 42 acres, connected itself to most of the ...

  10. Kindergarten: Holiday Stress Busters for Big and Little People

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/BB-K-4

    such as cleaning, baking, and shopping need to be done. Take a look at your family's holiday ... and put in the freezer for a quick meal on a busy day. Take a few minutes each day for yourself and do ... cookies, trimming the tree, caroling, or taking a drive to see the local light displays. For more ...

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