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  1. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    Subsequently, privets invade adjacent forests and fields. It is essential to regularly scout for and control ... Chinese and European privet, look for a shrub with the following characteristics: Leaves:  Small (0.8 to ... Over-application of herbicides can result in unacceptable damage to non-targeted plants. Privets stay green into ...

  2. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    characteristics of the formulations, to reduce the potential for off-site movement. Nevertheless, 2,4-D and ... Once airborne, volatile pesticides can move long distances off site. The potential for a pesticide to ... as a commercial product in the 1960s and continues to be used for weed control in corn, wheat, ...

  3. FOOD FUN, CANNING, AND GARDEN PESTS, ACTIVITIES!

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/eat-garden-be-mindful-activities

    Looking for a fun, free, and face-to-face learning experience? Head to the new Glass City ... go.osu.edu/osugcec ALL 2024 SUMMER PROGRAMS ARE 3:00 TO 5:00 P.M. Thursday, June 13 “Summer Food and Summer Fun for ... Enrichment Center at 815 Front Street, next to Toledo’s award-winning Glass City Metropark. Educational ...

  4. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

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

    because the location for use listed on the label may not be attractive to bees. Ensure that the site and ... canr.msu.edu/home_gardening/uploads/files/pollinators/protectpollinatorsinlandscapes2019-web.pdf Pacific Northwest Extension article about reducing bee poisoning from pesticides:  ... (Ramanujan, 2012). In addition to the honey bee, around 3,500 other species of bees live in North America ...

  5. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    lighter, easy-to-operate drones for spraying pesticides is currently underway. They are lightweight but ... discs—“single layer” or “dual layer”—to help users match droplet sizes to the recommended droplet size for the ... herbicide applications and to minimize drift issues. The dual layer disc is used for spraying products such ...

  6. Basic Home Food Preservation: Canning, Drying and Freezing

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/basic-home-food-preservation-canning-drying-and-freezing

    Join us to discuss and decide what home food preservation method is best for you! This session ... will focus on food safety, fresh produce, and resources for up-to-date food preservation in your ... second Thursday of each month.  Flyer for Home Food Preservation class, July 11, 2024 ...

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

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

    sheaths. Nodes and internodes are hairless. Stems are green, changing to purple and brown late in the ... is essential to be vigilant and to regularly scout for and control this species, especially prior to ... that have minimal impact on native plant populations. Most control methods will need to be repeated for ...

  8. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    projects.sare.org/wp-content/uploads/977907shiitake-bmp-3-11-final-for-print-hires.pdf. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture mushroom cultivation agroforestry timber stand improvement ... preference for type of wood resistance to weed fungi speed of colonization (how long it takes a fungus to ... Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production" (F-0039) includes an up-to-date list ...

  9. Opportunities for Subsurface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    days. Table 1 (click to download PDF). Opportunities for Sub-surface Nutrient Placement in Ohio. ... strip-till units and fertilizer banding strategies to help farmers select the correct setup for their farm ... especially on the soil surface. These units are a great option for no-till farmers wanting to band dry ...

  10. Raw Oat Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1006

    are a great option for a healthy make-ahead breakfast or lunch. They can be endlessly customized to ... smaller pieces to allow for quick cooking Scottish Oatmeal oat groats that have been ground into a fine ... refrigerator overnight or for at least six hours and up to two days. When ready to eat, add milk to thin oats ...

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