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  1. Asian Longhorned Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-75

    with very long antennae, which may span more than 3½ inches (8.9 cm). The beetles have a shiny black ... hatching, the immature ALB (larvae) may feed for a short time beneath the bark on the phloem, or they may ... not feed on the phloem and bore directly into the xylem; ultimately, all ALB larvae feed exclusively ...

  2. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    a large quantity of new, dry bedding for the winter. Bedding materials may include wood shavings or chips, ... may malfunction and cause a fire.  Encourage Egg Production A decline or stop in egg production is ... Lights may be left on continuously or turned off manually or automatically with a timer.  Collecting eggs ...

  3. Repetitive Motion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7909

    cumulative trauma disorder or CTD. Pain or other warning signs may develop gradually over time or may be ... prevention. Early evaluation and treatment is important. A doctor may prescribe medication to help reduce swelling ... serious cases, physical therapy may be prescribed. • Listen to your doctor’s advice. In most cases, the ...

  4. Extension Programs at the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/extension-programs-wayne-county-fair

    for Older Adults: Where to Get Help and Give Help with Francine Chuchanis from Direction Home Akron ... and may be reached at 330-264-8722. CFAES provides research and related educational programs to ...

  5. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    pesticides around your home and yard, as well as by following directions on repellents. Repellents smell and ... Consumer Reports May 3, 2021). Chemical repellents are available at convenience stores, camping stores, and ... used if DEET causes irritation or reactions (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; Consumer Reports May 3, ...

  6. Living a Marginal Life

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/living-marginal-life-0

    positivity is to express gratitude.  How many times today have you said “thank you”? 3. Seek social support ... . We all need a social support network. You’ll find others with similar struggles and it helps to not ... together? We all have choices.  May we all have the capacity to recognize the benefits of setting margins in ...

  7. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    September 27th. Register online at go.osu.edu/waynecompostclass.   Organic Farming Conference The Organic ...

  8. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    insects. The hunting ground of crab spiders varies among species. They may hunt on the soil surface, leaf ... a reproductive female. It’s not fully understood how males find their mate, but they may use airborne pheromones ... thought of as a form of courtship—referred to as a bridal veil. Spiders do not mate directly like insects ...

  9. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Jumping Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-74

    are highly dictated by the food sources available to them. Jumping spiders may feed on small, ... cockroaches. They may even feed on other spiders. In home landscapes where insect pests are widely available as ... prey, jumping spiders may provide valuable pest management services as natural enemies, suppressing pest ...

  10. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    and supporting Ohio’s largest industry: agriculture.  The soil’s ability to purify wastewater has been ... treatment occurs in dense till due to low permeability and limited biological activity. Dense tills may ... wastewater. Pollutants can move quickly through saturated soil and may move considerable distances with the ...

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