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  1. Giant Caterpillars

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2015-11

    winter. The moth stage is one of our most spectacular in North America. The wings are a very pale green ... ranges from 28 to 36 days, after which the larva burrows into the soil three to four inches deep to ...

  2. Aphids on Trees and Shrubs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2031-10

    aphids. Applications of drenches or soil-applied granules can eliminate drift of the insecticide to other ...

  3. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    intestines of sheep and goats. The ones of most importance in our region are in the trichostrongylid family ... makeup of the group of interest, whether that be lambs/kids or ewes/does. Research and observations over ... contortus  is the most important worm we have to deal with here in our region. Although there are several ...

  4. Spider Mites and Their Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2012-11

    and annual flowers. The females overwinter in the soil or on host plants. The females become active in ...

  5. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    AWARENESS program for local farmers and agribusiness managers to teach them about the hazards associated ...

  6. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    plant nutrients become food for the microbes in the soil. Soil organic matter (SOM) is basically all the ... the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Soil Organic Matter Nutrients The nutrients in the soil have a current ... active carbon recycle and release more nutrients for plant growth than soils that are biologically ...

  7. Pharaoh Ant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2136-10

    Complete cooperation from the property manager and residents is essential for a successful control program. ...

  8. Dollar Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3075

    resting bodies called stomata, which may live for long periods on grass clippings, in thatch, or in soil ... temperatures exceed 90 degrees F. Turfgrass growing under dry soil conditions is more susceptible than when ... adequate soil moisture is provided. Damage is usually more severe if there is a deficiency of nitrogen. ...

  9. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... annual ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially ...

  10. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... matter has been lost from our cropland mainly through plowing, which makes soil more likely to erode. ... unnecessary on most soils. We know from historic agricultural research plots at the University of Illinois and ...

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