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  1. How to Hire an Arborist

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1032

    HYG-1032 Agriculture and Natural Resources 03/27/2019 Amy K. Stone, Extension Educator, ... may have to pay for the estimates, and it will take more time, but it will be worth the investment ... companies. An arborist may recommend topping a tree, but this should be done only under rare circumstances, ...

  2. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    drying time. A roof, temporary or permanent, is recommended. This roof may be built directly on top of ... the many benefits proper drying provides the end user. Many residents may also wish to dry small ... lowers the indicated temperature. This evaporation and lowering is directly related to the air's ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Kindergarten: Summer Activities for Fun and Learning

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/BB-K-9

    Backpack Buddies for May BB-K-9 Family and Consumer Sciences 01/23/2015 Author: Betsy DeMatteo, ... erupts because of heat and pressure. Directions First, place the glass or small bowl inside the large ... vinegar. You may get several eruptions. Experiment with your eruption by adding more or less baking soda, ...

  5. Grain Quality Attributes of TopCross® High Oil, High Lysine, Waxy, and Conventional Yellow Dent Corns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-137-99

    and marketed primarily as grain. Producing specialty grain may allow corn growers to find a niche in ... significantly. Because these corns may offer greater economic returns than normal corn they have been referred to ... dries up, they generally can be used for other purposes, i.e. used directly as livestock feed on the ...

  6. Safe Use of Jacks for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892263

    jacks carefully. Dropping or throwing them may distort or crack the metal, and the jack may fail under ... the load. Position the jack properly at a point that can support the lifted weight. The lift point ... should be flat and level with the floor or the ground. The floor or ground must be able to support the ...

  7. Viburnum Leaf Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-39

    Beetles may have a metallic sheen appearance when observed in the direct sunlight. The sheen is produced ... stage in the pits in which they were laid. By early to mid-May, the eggs hatch and the larvae (grubs) ... occurs during the pupal stage. Adults appear in mid-summer (late June to early July) and may be found on ...

  8. Botrytis Fruit Rot “Gray Mold” of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-36

    strawberry. Young blossoms are usually very susceptible to infection. One or several blossoms in a cluster may ... show blasting (browning and drying) that may extend down the pedicel. Fruit infections usually appear ... another decayed berry or a dead leaf in dense foliage are most commonly affected. The disease may develop ...

  9. Safe Use of Jacks

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59177

    Support load with blocks or stands. Cement or cinder blocks should not be used because they may shatter ... jacks carefully. Dropping or throwing them may distort or crack the metal, and the jack may fail under ... should be flat, level with the floor or the ground, and able to support the base of the jack. Lift should ...

  10. Northern Corn Leaf Blight

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-10

    severely diseased well after silking. During wet weather yield losses may be as high as 30-50% if the ... stalk rot and lodging, which may further reduce yield and grain quality. Fig. 1. Typical cigar-shaped ... including the husks, and produce dark gray spores, giving lesions as dirty appearance. The lesions may ...

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