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  1. Kindergarten: Nutrition and Fitness

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/BB-K-6

    Merkowitz, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Highland County. Dan Remley, Field Specialist, ... Sciences. Pat Brinkman, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Fayette County. Beth Stefura, ... Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Mahoning County. Nutrition and fitness is an important ...

  2. Japanese Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-46

    beetle, Popillia japonica, is generally found east of a line running from Michigan, southern Wisconsin and ... usually in high-quality urban turf. Beetle skeletonizing a leaf Hosts The adult beetles are general ... and bentgrass. Damage Symptoms The adult beetles are skeletonizers, meaning they eat the leaf tissue ...

  3. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    Griffith, Ohio State University Extension Harvestmen are arachnids in the order Opiliones. The scientific ... such as aphids, psyllids, grasshoppers, beetle larvae, slugs, mites and caterpillars. As generalists, ... they will also capture and consume other beneficial arthropods including lady beetle eggs, spiders and ...

  4. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

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

    Small-Fruit Extension Specialist, OSU South Centers and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of ... leaf curl, brown rot and scab, bacterial spot and powdery mildew. Refer to OSU Extension Bulletin 780, ... fruit growers are also encouraged to purchase a copy of the OSU Extension Bulletin 940, Midwest Home ...

  5. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    AGF-142 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/28/2016 Alan Sundermeier, Extension Educator, Henry ... —Beneficial insects, such as lady beetles or ground beetles, may be encouraged by planting cover crops. When ... Harwood, R. et al. 1998. Michigan Field Crop Ecology, Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-2646. ...

  6. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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

    Specialist, OSU South Centers, The Ohio State University Erik Draper, Assistant Professor and Extension ... berries.  Photo by Erik Draper, OSU Extension. Blueberry Types and Cultivars There are four types of ... soil preparation. Refer to OSU Extension fact sheets, HYG-1132, "Soil Testing Is an Excellent ...

  7. Crop Protection Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55203

    news articles, view videos, download publications, and access pictures which will aid you in adapting ... a farm. Cost: Free Account needed? No ID Weeds Available from:  University of Missouri Extension Operating ... extensive and global database for crop protection products. Also provides 5-day weather forecast and Agrian ...

  8. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Honey Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-79

    pathogens, pesticides and other pests, such as small hive beetles. Honey Bee Biology Beekeepers tending ... articles.extension.org/bee_health Bee Informed Partnership: beeinformed.org Pollinator Partnership: pollinator.org The Ohio State ... University Bee Lab: beelab.osu.edu Unless otherwise noted, photos are provided by Denise Ellsworth. Insects ...

  9. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    county OSU Extension office. In general, when using black plastic mulch, the following amounts of ... HYG-1615 Agriculture and Natural Resources 06/08/2018 Mike Gastier, Extension Educator, ... plants is one tool to help reduce disease pressure. Cucumber beetles (both spotted and striped) are ...

  10. Corn Rootworm Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-16

    northern corn rootworm (NCR) (fig. 2) are leaf beetles that feed predominantly on corn. Adult WCR are gold ... hatch often coincides with sightings of the adult firefly beetle. The eggs hatch into larvae, which feed ... beetles, which emerge from the soil and start feeding on corn foliage, pollen, and silks around mid-July. ...

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