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  1. Fundamentals of energy analysis for crop production agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6621

    requirements for different activities related to an agricultural production system, the direct inputs to all ... may have much different energy use balance than an irrigated tillage system. Step 2: Quantifying ... production agriculture. Inputs for crop production, harvest, and post-harvest logistics operations may ...

  2. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    produce a mist that surrounds the plants on all sides, the ice may create a structure that supports itself ... plants can be grown with limited investment: other than the direct cost of crop production, this type of ... impractical, in some cases requiring some type of support to avoid plant breakage.       Figure 3. A large ...

  3. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    factors may exist and could affect potential rental rates. These secondary factors are also listed. ... may have rents discounted for this factor. For example, land that is poorly drained may exhibit ... transition for new operators may enhance the cash rent value. Field Border Characteristics: Fields surrounded ...

  4. Tree Pruning and Ladder Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892282

    features: Single back leg provides relatively stable support on uneven terrain. Steps are at least 27 inches ... experienced person to simplify and expedite ladder moving. Moving ladders can cause extra work and may lead to ... or shrub, allowing for additional support if the worker slips. Closed Top Ladders A closed-top ladder ...

  5. Nurturant Grandfathering: Spiritual Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5803

    grandchildren and to offer them kindness and support. Spiritual work occurs in a variety of settings. For ... a formal family ritual such as the observance of a religious holiday, or it may occur in a private ... discussion between a grandfather and his grandchild. For some grandfathers, spiritual work may be grounded in ...

  6. Nurturant Grandfathering: Investment Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5807

    activities. Rather, they may be supportive activities that grandfathers do on their own to address their ... generative grandfathering, some investment work may not necessarily be in-person, grandfather-grandchild ... Goodsell 2013). Grandfathers empower their grandchildren through various forms of assistance and support ...

  7. Coalition Leadership

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-5

    are listed in this fact sheet. A coalition may benefit from a leadership team made up of people with ... environment where future leaders can develop, and it may want to consider creating terms of office to ... encourage diverse leadership. Leadership Skills Different skills may be more or less important at different ...

  8. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    parasite control strategies that minimize the use of dewormers. Forage chicory may be a tool in the ... certain compounds in forage chicory may have harmful effects on internal parasites of sheep and goats ... research conducted in Ohio in 2007 supported these observations. During the summers of 2009 and 2010 ...

  9. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    holding the legs firmly while supporting the breastbone (keel) with your other hand. Restraining the bird ... upside down may increase the stress level of the bird and may cause regurgitation and possibly subsequent ... aspiration pneumonia. Do not compress the chest or keel as this will inhibit normal respiration and may lead ...

  10. Billbugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2502-12

    zoysiagrass. Billbug damage may resemble drought stress, and therefore, often escapes detection which can ... may be mistaken for white grub larvae. However, white grubs have three pair of legs, and are more ... late-April to mid-May when the soil surface temperatures rise above 60°F. The adults wander in search of ...

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