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  1. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    used for gardening, horticulture, and agriculture (Hu 2020). How Does Composting Improve Soil Health? ... their work. The resulting decomposed matter, which often ends up looking like fertile garden soil, is ... organic matter near the soil surface. This is known as mulch gardening. It is much easier to control weeds ...

  2. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage from a risk perspective – risks to workers and pesticide applicators, other people, and ... including unacceptable exposure to pesticides, cross contamination of pesticides, and the potential for ... prevent contamination of the PPE before you even wear it! Protecting the environment.  Potential ...

  3. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    “Assessing causes of yield gaps in agricultural areas with diversity in climate and soils.” Agricultural and ... ANR-100 Agriculture and Natural Resources 10/07/2021 Authors 2021: Laura Lindsey, Associate ... Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Eric Richer, Educator, Agriculture and ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ... they pick by hand.  Typically, this is a positive experience for the visitor but there are some risks ... Visitor Risks to Consider Unstable Footing Areas:   Loose apples on the ground Uneven areas in orchards ...

  5. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    a local garden center to test soil pH and determine the need for liming. These simple tests do not, ... HYG-4026 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/01/2021 Revised 2021: Edward J. Nangle, Assistant ... Revised 2021: David S. Gardner, Professor, Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State ...

  6. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ... States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA). AgrAbility ... assists farmers and other agricultural workers with disabilities by providing the resources and support ...

  7. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    with poinsettia and garden mums, two broadly known ornamental plants. The advance in the cannabis ... in the soil), reduced to 80% in the next four days (5–8 DAP), and to 60% for 9–12 DAP. After twelve ... growers should always return to the basics, conduct soil analysis (especially for pH), and use technical ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ...

  9. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    ENT-89 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/01/2021 Author 2021: Alden Siperstein, Graduate ... a common mosquito across urban, suburban, and rural habitats in Ohio. This species is ubiquitous across the ... urban settings, Northern house mosquitoes can also be found in suburban and even rural areas (Honnen et ...

  10. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    to unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte ... of Agriculture). n.d. Older Adults. Life Stages. Accessed September 19, 2021. ... https://www.myplate.gov/life-stages/older-adults. USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture). 2020. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Washington D.C.: ...

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