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  1. Assistive Technology for the Farm

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-983.2-11

    used. These assistive technologies may be designed specifically for a person with a disability to ... regulating the living or work environment easier to meet specific needs. — programmable thermostats for ... technologies have been developed for the farmstead to help individuals maintain productivity and independence, ...

  2. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    are green, changing to purple and brown late in the season. Flowers —Delicate, spikelike flowers up to ... regularly scout for and control this species, especially prior to a planned harvest or other disturbance ... populations. Most control methods will need to be repeated for at least a few growing seasons, since control is ...

  3. Parental Involvement Can Reduce the Risk of Teen Pregnancy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/FLM-FS-16-99-R10

    powertodecide.org/sites/default/files/resources/primary-download/10tips_final.pdf. Singh, S., & Darroch, J. (1999). Why is Teenage Pregnancy Declining? The Roles of Abstinence, ... your children about sex does not encourage them to become sexually active. Another important thing for ... school performance. Know what your teen is watching, reading, and listening to. Strive for a positive ...

  4. Healthy Cooking for One or Two

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1004

    bachelorette, cooking for one or two can be easy and fun. Although finding the motivation to cook for yourself ... favorite recipes. You may also want to use online resources for ideas on planning healthy meals. One great ... have to be a lonely number! Whether you are a senior citizen, college student, bachelor, or ...

  5. Spider Mites and Their Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2012-11

    a single, oval body region. Most spider mites have the ability to produce a fine silk webbing. Spider mites ... HYG-2012 09/20/2011 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Spider mites are not insects but ... are more closely related to spiders. These arachnids have four pairs of legs, no antennae, and ...

  6. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    (Figure 8). Properly dispose of tires. According to the EPA, tires provide the perfect environment for ... mosquitoes to breed; one tire can provide the habitat for thousands of larval and pupal mosquitoes! Pick up ... effective for taller people. Other fans without metofluthrin need to be further investigated for their ...

  7. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Funnel Weaver Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-76

    funnel for unsuspecting prey to be intercepted by the web. The funnel weaver often lays “intercept” ... webbing above their primary web. These threads are meant to knock flying insects into the sheet web below. ... sparkling grass spider webs strewn across the lawn. One of the most common grass spiders for Ohio is ...

  8. Make Sure Your Load Is Secure

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-598.2-11

    alea.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/MCSU-CargoSecurement.pdf. Merckle, C., & McLaughlin, D. (2011). How a Loose Load Can Ruin Your Day.  Ohio Safety ... or exceeds the weight of the load to be hauled. The same is true for the trailer hooks or tie-down ... WLL is helpful to properly secure the cargo. Table 1 outlines the WLL for different sizes and grades ...

  9. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    for weather and work conditions. Footwear should not fit too tightly, which could reduce blood flow to ... pairs (buddy system), especially in remote areas, to keep an eye on each other and watch for signs of ... cold stress. Have a cell phone handy to call for help in the event of an emergency. Shield work areas ...

  10. Preservative-Treated Wood: A Sustainable Consumer Choice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-71-11

    considered in consumers' purchasing decisions of "green" or eco-friendly products for the ... often views wood as low tech and not cutting edge in spite of its many green aspects. Moreover, ... environmentally sustainable resource, opting instead for energy-intensive construction materials made from ...

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