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  1. Understanding Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Crop Production Systems

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-69

    production management system that promotes and enhances biodiversity, biological cycles, and soil biological ... ANR-69 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/28/2018 Helen M. Andrews, Graduate Research Associate ... an integrated pest management (IPM) plan that combines a variety of strategies, such as routinely ...

  2. Nurturant Grandfathering: Family Identity Work

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

    values, and beliefs. Research indicates, even after accounting for the amount of contact, that there is ... Benefits to Grandfathers Research on grandfathers who participate in family identity work has found that ... member, he experiences greater satisfaction knowing that he is fulfilling his role in the family. Research ...

  3. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2016-17

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-16-17

    Higher quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ... cropland values and rental rates. Professionals surveyed were farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural ...

  4. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    Spotted lanternfly has the potential to cause harm to the tree fruit, grape, and hops industries.   Though ... new invasive species, early prevention and detection are crucial to manage spread and impact of these ... and domestic grapes, hops, fruit trees, willow, various hardwood trees, pines, shrubs, and vines. ...

  5. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    bacterial spores. Ongoing research suggests that PEF in combination with heat may inactivate bacterial ... spores, but more comprehensive research is needed before PEF can be used as a sterilization method. To ... 2018). PEF pretreatment facilitates the release of nutrients from fruits, vegetables, and herbs, thus ...

  6. Fungal and Fungal-like Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-7

    levels of key plant nutrients. Maintaining an effective water management program—maintain adequate soil ... disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. ... obtain nutrients by absorption through tiny thread-like filaments called  hyphae  that branch in all ...

  7. Pike County’s Forest Economy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-83

    to help you develop a management plan for your property. Obtain soils information from your local ... Environment and Natural Resources.)  Benefits of Woodland Management Properly managing your woodland improves ... forest health, aesthetics, and wildlife habitat. It also provides soil stabilization, clean water, ...

  8. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2011-12

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-12

    aede.osu.edu/research/osu-farm-management/publications. Written Aug. 29, 2012 by Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management, Department of ... Surveyed groups include farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, OSU Extension educators, ... 3.2% 3.1% *Projected Rental Rate Summary This study will add to existing research on Ohio farmland ...

  9. Corn Response to Long-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0150

    pressure, and nutrient deficiencies), research has shown a positive relationship between corn yield and the ... Factors affecting crop production include genetics, environment, and management practices (G ... these challenges through management decisions. Drought and High Temperatures An increased frequency of ...

  10. Stress Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591106

    Natural Resources 10/04/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To learn to manage stress ... on the farm or in the workplace. Trainer’s Note Learning to manage stress can improve mental and ... physical health. Identify the stress factors in the workplace. Discuss how to manage or eliminate those ...

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