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  1. 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 ...

  2. Identification and Management of Soilborne Diseases of Tomato

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3314

    who have grown tomatoes in a single location for several years may notice stunting, yellowing and ... reduced yields. These symptoms may indicate soilborne diseases. Soilborne disease complexes, composed of ... two or more soilborne pathogens, may reduce yield and quality of tomato crops, particularly in ...

  3. Best Management Practices for Boom Spraying

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-527

    results (banding, broadcast, directed spraying, etc.). Selected nozzles may be deactivated or nozzle ... Insufficient agitation may be a problem with large or irregularly shaped tanks. This problem is most serious ... the tank, and if the agitation is not sufficient for a given tank, wettable powders may settle to the ...

  4. Demonstrations for 4-H Members

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-46

    demonstration may be confusing to the audience. Even though, in some demonstrations, the entire process is not ... shown directly to the audience, each step should be clearly explained. You should understand and be able ... to explain everything you do or show in your presentation. It may be necessary to have materials ...

  5. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    concentration, liquid animal manure may be applied at relatively high volumes, but it is generally recommended ... application may all play a role in determining the fate of the manure. Liquid Manure Applied to ... may begin to move through the soil profile (refer to Table 1). Manure application rates may need to be ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees may be commonly mistaken for black walnut, sumac, ... compound, 12 to 36+ inches long, with 11 to 27 leaflets that are green on upper side and grayish green on ... methods may result in a need for follow-up treatments to control sprouting. Frilling or girdling is not ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    with age. In general, first hatch begins in late April to early May in Pennsylvania, but emergence may ... collected to determine the number of growing degree days (GDD) for egg hatch. This may vary in different ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. What Schools Need to Know to Enhance School-Family Engagement within their Grandfamily Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hgy-5810

    help grandchildren by supporting grandparents in their efforts to raise grandchildren. Schools may be ... guidance may be a valuable resource for these caregivers.  Grandparents may need additional support to help ... privacy can convey a feeling of distance and may put families at arm’s length. In addition, school systems ...

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