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  1. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    rolling downhill into a drainage ditch, or if you are one of the unlucky ones, a self-made lake in the ... middle of the field. This is where proper field drainage comes into play to prevent loss of crops, ... increase usable land, and increase plant root mass. Methods can include subsurface drainage (tile), surface ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  3. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    Japanese beetle adults and the only control options are to either live with the damage or use a chemical ... pesticide. There is, however, a non-chemical control option available to the diligent gardener.  The first ... This control option works well as long as the gardener is diligent about the daily beetle patrol. For ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    the effects of the sun, we begin sweating to help cool off and control internal body temperature. ...

  5. Crop Scouting Update

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    disease pressure which allows for more efficient and tailored control options. Agronomic Crops In hay ... tissue is damaged and ear fill can be limited. Remember, fungicides are a preventative control option and ...

  6. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. Or My Cows!

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/shoo-fly-dont-bother-me-or-my-cows

    compared to pastured animals. Sanitation is the main management strategy to keep them under control. Keep ... stable fly eggs. Sanitation, sticky traps, and sprays can help in controlling this fly population. Horn ... threshold for horn flies is 200 flies/animal and when flies are properly controlled, growing and finishing ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zoonoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017, July 14).  Zoonotic Diseases. Centers for ... Disease Control and Prevention.  https://www.cdc.gov/onehealth/basics/zoonotic-diseases.html. Zoonotic ...

  8. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    controlling weeds. The rapid growth of the grass supplies an immense root system that not only supplies ... organic matter to soil but can also begin to fix compacted soil. Weed control is twofold in sudex-planted ...

  9. Callery Pear- A Beautiful Tree That's Causing a Stink

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/callery-pear-beautiful-tree-thats-causing-stink

    frustratingly difficult and expensive to control. They are invasive to the point that the Ohio Department of ...

  10. Poison Hemlock and Alfalfa Stands

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/poison-hemlock-and-alfalfa-stands

    Control Poison Hemlock Now Every spring I notice pasture and hayfields that have been invaded by ... provides the following information and recommendations regarding control of poison hemlock. “Poison hemlock ... Flowering and seed production occur in summer.  Failure to control poison hemlock occurs partly because, ...

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