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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    are laid on or near water. Eggs hatch into larvae, called wrigglers, that molt three times before ... developing into pupae, called tumblers. Larvae and pupae live in water (Figure 1) while adults are free ... When mosquitoes bite, they stick their proboscis into the skin and acquire blood from a capillary. ...

  2. Blueberry Leaf Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-43

    spray programs specific to leaf rust are generally not needed in Ohio. If environmental conditions are ...

  3. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

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

    bird down allowing it to rest, and resume the exam at a later time. General Appearance When ... general, a healthy bird is bright, alert, responsive to the environment and interacting with the flock. They ...

  4. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    it on the soil. Another option is to work the fertilizer into the soil after the manure has been ... be lost into the air in a manure pile and do no good. Add about 10 pounds of ammonium nitrate or ... improve the general condition of the soil. Reviewed by: Drs. Jay Johnson and Don Eckert, The Ohio State ...

  5. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79019

    reaction or injury. Generally, there are five categories of harmful plants: poisonous plants, allergenic ... caused by walking into plants or being struck by branches or limbs. • Avoid direct contact with the ...

  6. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-58

    or a history of flooding. Slopes are generally more conducive to ginseng production than flat areas ... rapidly into a litter layer that provides a proper balance of nutrition and moisture-holding ability that ... production. Generally, soils that support the overstory and understory plants discussed above are suitable for ...

  7. Calving Management in Dairy Herds: Timing of Intervention and Stillbirth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-29

    required during parturition) varies between studies, but it is generally higher in primiparous cows ... (difficult births). Calving, or birthing of a calf, is a natural process that is divided into three stages ... approach the time of calving and thereafter. In general, stage I is characterized by frequent sniffing of ...

  8. Asian Longhorned Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-75

    not feed on the phloem and bore directly into the xylem; ultimately, all ALB larvae feed exclusively ... are about the same diameter as a pencil and extend deep into the tree because ALB larvae feed deep in ... the xylem. The ability to insert a pencil deep into the exit hole is a good indicator it was made by ...

  9. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    Cool meat and remove bones. Cut meat into bite-sized pieces. Reserve broth, if desired. Preparing ...

  10. Nurturant Grandfathering: Lineage Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5801

    represents a part of them and their family that will live on into the future.  Lineage work is a dimension of ... family began many years ago, and that they will continue the family’s lineage into the future. ...

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