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  1. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    vertical as opposed to horizontal, and the spray pressure is higher to help droplets penetrate into the ... droplets into the canopy is achieved. Figure 3. Sprayer with vertical boom and conventional nozzles. Photo ... into the canopy. The fan’s powerful, high-volume air flow efficiently transports the droplets to the ...

  2. Best Practices for Effective Spraying In Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    may be preferred over others. Generally, the sprayers used in vineyards fall into two types: hydraulic ... of pesticides, some general principles apply to almost all spraying situations, including grapevines: ... general rules of application accuracy also apply to manual sprayers: Maintain a consistent walking speed ...

  3. A Concert of Crickets and Katydids

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/concert-crickets-and-katydids-0

    each year, and frogs and toads join the birds throughout spring and into the summer. But late summer ...

  4. Self-Care for the Caregiver

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5811

    yourself. As you recognize the signs of burnout, take steps to get your life back into balance. This is the ... group for disease-specific caregiving, for more general caregiving, or both. Support groups can be ...

  5. Extension Today: Beating the Winter Blues

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/beating-winter-blues

    managing and preventing stress, practicing mindfulness, gaining insight into gratitude, etc.  Stress Coping ...

  6. Strategies to Maximize Pesticide Deposit and Coverage for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-536

    requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ... and the size of the droplets sprayed Field crop sprayers generally use flat-fan nozzles that discharge ... into consideration, anyone spraying pesticides in orchards and vineyards must be extremely conscious ...

  7. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    Orchard and vineyard sprayers are generally equipped with hollow cone nozzles that produce very fine to ... carries small droplets, or vaporized pesticide active ingredients, higher into the air. Under these ... dispersed in a somewhat vertical direction, and is diluted into the atmosphere. However, under stable air ...

  8. Extension Today: Live Healthy in 2022

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/live-healthy-2022

    How can you incorporate healthy behaviors into your existing lifestyle, and make it easy and fun to ... habit to stick beyond January, try setting some SMART goals, rather than making general resolutions. ... and work. The goal of  living well  is built into the fabric of our FCS programs, as well as the DNA ...

  9. Slugs and Their Management In Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2010

    gray garden slug is the most common and is generally mottled gray to black in color. It is usually less ... after a successful mating. Eggs are generally laid on or near the soil surface and are usually deposited ... slug but is in the general range of 32 to 42 degrees Fahrenheit. The minimum temperature allows the ...

  10. Extension Today: Holiday Leftovers

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    repurpose leftover turkey and some vegies into a pot pie and quesadillas. You too can pull out your ... ideas for incorporating healthy proteins,  vegetables, and fruits into all of your meals. The MyPlate ... program via USDA also provides valuable insight into many nutrition principles, as well as recipes you can ...

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