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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

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

    providing garden elements such as rocks, mulch and logs to provide shelter from heat and direct sunlight is ... important to promoting harvestmen. Growing a diversity of flowering plants to support bloom throughout the ... growing season will provide protein in the form of pollen, which may be an important resource at times of ...

  4. Developing Goals for the Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-45

    statement steers the direction of the business, it tends to be rather abstract. Goals are more concrete and ... any operation may be challenging; however, the process should be enjoyable for those involved. If goal ... individual. Several people may share the same goal, but it is a goal for them individually. Personal goals ...

  5. Fungus Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2084-10

    insecticide, always READ THE LABEL and follow directions and safety precautions. This publication may contain ... aimlessly. Heavy populations may first show up trapped in bathtubs and sinks, or around lamps and TV sets. ... maturing to adults later. Sometimes, stored foods may become contaminated from cast skins and excreta. ...

  6. Making and Preserving BBQ and Hot Sauces

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5365

    these products certainly exist, they may not be appropriate for canning (see Food Safety Considerations, ... kinds of vinegar (e.g., apple cider, distilled white, etc.) may be used, but the concentration of acetic ... acid should be at least 5 percent. This information can be found on the vinegar label but may be listed ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Ohio Trees for Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-71

    species, with wide appeal to bees. 12 Diospyros virginiana Persimmon N Na SU Nectar flow may be brief. 13 ... and Salix nigra (black willow). 27 Sassafras albidum Sassafras PN Na SP Dioecious (separate male and ... Charles T. Bryson: 18; Wendy VanDyk Evans: 19; Richard Carter, 22; Paul Wray, 24, 29; R. Scott Cameron: 27 ...

  9. Leather Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-09

    May, June and July can lead to severe losses in fruit yield and quality resulting from leather rot. ... berries, diseased areas may be dark brown or natural green outlined by a brown margin. As the rot spreads, ... difficult to detect on ripe fruit. On fully mature berries, infection may result in little color change or ...

  10. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    organic production may still be achieved. Acknowledgements Funding to support the management of the Hirzel ... time, nitrogen losses may occur due to exposure to the atmosphere. Producers need to account for these ... manure or compost is immediately available to the crop, as shown in Table 1. Residual nitrogen may be ...

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