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  1. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    fall, winter, and spring. But they are less effective in the summer due to the small temperature ... along the outer walls. This can happen in swine or small animal buildings built with open walls. Often ... animals in buildings with larger animals (i.e., cattle) tends to increase heat stress on the small ...

  2. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

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

    that you have less interest in food than you did before. Many people over the age of 65 are either ... Nutrient-rich foods, which are foods that are high in nutrients in relation to their calories, include whole ... present in nuts, seeds, seafood, olives, and avocados Water and other unsweetened fluids, such as those ...

  3. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... – Safety & Health for Youth in Agriculture Thursday – Agricultural Fertilizer & Chemical Safety ... Friday – Safety & Health for Women in Agriculture Head over to the  National Education Center for ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    should also be included in the blend. For instance, Kentucky bluegrass seed planted in shady areas should ... may result in poor or thin grass establishment and excessive maintenance needs. When establishing ... turf to thrive in differing environmental conditions. Planting a blend does not necessarily guarantee ...

  5. The Cannabis Market and Its Impact on Hemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-97

    markets have reached $14 billion in annual sales in the U.S. (Somani 2019; Mikulic 2020). In comparison, ... Most of the ongoing cannabis market development takes place in states with established programs for ... billion-dollar market as a result of provisions included in the Tenth Amendment and due to the low priority ...

  6. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  7. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    E virus (HEV) is a pathogen found in several agriculturally important animal species and in humans. Humans ... can acquire some strains of HEV from animals. HEV is endemic in many U.S. swine herds without ... producing detectable disease and has been detected in pork products sold in grocery stores (Feagins et al. ...

  8. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    Rhubarb was first cultivated in the Far East more than 2,000 years ago. It was initially grown for ... medicinal purposes, but was grown for culinary use in Britain and America in the 18th century. Ohio is ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ...

  9. Northern House Mosquito

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

    habitats in Ohio. This species is ubiquitous across the northern temperate zone, including North America, ... Europe, and Asia, and has been reported in every county across Ohio. These mosquitoes and their close ... relatives spread many deadly and life-altering diseases, making them a dangerous pest in Ohio. Among these ...

  10. Nurturant Grandfathering: Family Identity Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5806

    trusting relationships, discipline, communication, and leadership. As a result of these efforts, ... participate actively in his grandchildren’s lives. It also means that a grandfather will take a personal ... interest in helping his grandchildren reach their potential. Grandfatherwork is grounded in the human ...

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