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  1. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    small, irregular-shaped fields. Drones significantly reduce the risk of applicators being contaminated by ... FABE-540 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/17/2024 Erdal Ozkan; Professor and Extension State ... Specialist—Pesticide Application Technology; Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering; The Ohio ...

  2. Dangers of Substance Abuse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79013

    Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.13 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... farm gardening safety health substance abuse small farm and garden safety series Food, Agricultural and ... 11/13/2015 S. Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor and State Safety Leader, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, ...

  3. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    How to Successfully Grow a Giant Pumpkin in Your Backyard HYG-1646 Agriculture and Natural ... planting Atlantic Giant. Numerous catalogs and garden centers carry seeds, and most are capable of growing ... to pollinate the female. Site Selection and Planting Growing space in the garden is important. Each ...

  4. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    dominated by row-crop agriculture. Such areas pose the highest risk to the vineyard owner. Establish wind ... ANR-0137 Agriculture and Natural Resources 06/12/2023 Doug Doohan, Department of Horticulture and ... but it has a high degree of uptake from the soil and is very persistent. Grape injury has been ...

  5. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59117

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.1.7 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 06/13/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the dangers ... the operator. increase the rider’s exposure to noise, dust, and chemicals. increase the risk of ...

  6. Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    can cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection ... bacteria are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... caused by contaminated food. The CDC estimates that there are over 97,000 cases of Y. enterocolitica ...

  7. Sudden Oak Death (aka Ramorum blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-05

    PLPATH-TREE-05 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/15/2016 Nathan M. Kleczewski, Dennis ... central-coastal California in 1995. This pathogen had been known to cause disease in nurseries and gardens since ... and long distance transfer of the pathogen. Contaminated nursery stock from a west coast nursery was ...

  8. Orchard Ladder Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591710

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.7.10 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 06/13/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to properly use ... excessive penetration in soft soil. The back of an orchard ladder should be towards the tree center, ...

  9. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    F-0041 Agriculture and Natural Resources 10/13/2022 Erika Lyon, Agriculture and Natural Resources ... Educator, Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson and Harrison Counties Marc Amante, Agriculture and ... used indefinitely because of the lack of ventilation and the potential for the stack being contaminated ...

  10. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    health within the territory of the member from risks arising from additives, contaminants, toxins or ... The Importance of SPS in Global Movement of Plant Materials PLPATH-GEN-10 Agriculture and Natural ... order to meet the needs of their citizens, countries usually import agricultural and horticultural ...

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