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  1. Bird Flu; What is it? How to avoid it?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/bird-flu-what-it-how-avoid-it

    there is high mortality in a flock, owners should submit birds to be tested by contacting any of the ... following agencies: Ohio Department of Agriculture Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory: (614) 728-6220 ... After Hours: (888) 456-3405. US Department of Agriculture Toll-free number (866)-536-7593 Ohio Poultry ...

  2. Zika Virus: is it a threat to Ohioans?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/zika-virus-it-treat-ohioans

    Furthermore, to ensure continued effectiveness of insecticides, testing for insecticide resistance in the ... beneficial insects; when making barrier treatments, vegetable gardens and plants that favor pollinators ... significantly because Aedes mosquitos don’t frequent bright, sunlit areas of the garden. Typically, barrier ...

  3. Pesticide Licensing/Certification Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/pesticide-licensingcertification-testing

    materials, and guide you through the licensing and re-certification process. While the test is given every ... Wednesday morning at the Ohio Department of Agriculture office near Reynoldsburg, we have also made ... arrangements for ODA to come to Fairfield County on March 24 to offer the tests. On the 24th, personel from the ...

  4. Local Foods Tour Series- Sourcing and Retailing Local Foods

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/sourcing-and-retailing-local-foods-second-stop-local-foods-tour-series

    Fairfield County. Being fully inspected means that an inspector from the Ohio Department of Agriculture is ...

  5. Emerald Ash Borer

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/emerald-ash-borer

    water between the canopy and roots of the tree, which results in the canopy thinning, branch dieback and ...

  6. Local Foods Orchard and Farm Tour: Paige's Produce

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-paiges-produce

    Brian and Kelly Helser operate a produce farm and community supported agriculture (CSA) program in ...

  7. Subscribe today to our local OSU Extension e-lists!

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    Garden/Landscape. Hops, Horse/Equine, Row Crops, Sheep, Swine, Sports Turf/Commercial Lawn Management, and ...

  8. Vinegar: Is it a “Safer” Herbicide?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/vinegar-it-%E2%80%9Csafer%E2%80%9D-herbicide

    An LD50 is the standard measurement of acute toxicity used for comparison of all the products tested ... individual dose required to kill 50 percent of a population of test animals (e.g., rats, fish, mice, ... glyphosate – commonly sold by the trade name Roundup. Like all pesticides, EPA has tested glyphosate and ...

  9. Quality Assurance Test Out Week

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/quality-assurance-test-out-week

    This week is the test out option for Quality Assurance.  Youth MUST attend a 2015 clinic (May 3rd ... and 30th) before taking tis option.  Contact Leslie to schedule an appointment to test. ...

  10. Spotted Wing Drosophila Remains a Concern for Area Fruit Growers

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/spotted-wing-drosophila-remains-concern-area-fruit-growers

    test on healthy berries every 5-7 days to determine if they have an infestation. If adults or larvae of ... Below is a brief video explaining the Salt Water Test for SWD Larvae in Fruit ...

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