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  1. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    Both the Scentry SWD and Victor traps are fairly easy to use and are simple to clean and maintain due ... to their basic design. They are also reusable for several seasons. Any of the liquid baits listed ... Sanitation Keeping your fruiting system free of attractive food resources can improve SWD population ...

  2. Invited Summer Guests: Hummingbird Feeders

    https://ohio4h.org/ohiobirds/feeder

    a brush. When the jar looks clean, rinse it well and fill it with fresh syrup. Hummingbird Feeder Record ...

  3. Disease Prevention: Making the Most of Your Spring (and every day) Cleaning Practices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/disease-prevention-making-most-your-spring-and-every

    Medicine, The Ohio State University Cleaning and disinfection (C&D) practices are often laborious and ... don't see an immediate response. Many factors can influence the effectiveness of your cleaning and ... implement to make the most out of your C&D (Figure 1). The Basics   Plan your C&D. Organize your ...

  4. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    you need to be as careful about producing your syrup. You need to use proper sanitation, process the ... sauce. Sap can also pick up the flavor of sanitizers. Do not use detergents, heavy chlorine cleaners or ... other soap products to wash out or sanitize your equipment. The best way to sanitize equipment is to use ...

  5. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    precipitation as well as in heavy precipitation events (Wilson, et al., 2022; Wilson, et al., 2023; Jay, et al., ... events could involve decisions prior to their occurrence (e.g., planting date, hybrid selection), as well ... cold temperatures (associated with cold fronts) flooding or waterlogging damage from hail events wind ...

  6. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    first to the feed bunk, the clean free stall, and she will dictate her preferences with head butting, ... causes of cow bunching. Prepare for summer heat by cleaning fan blades and housing mesh. Dirty fans move ... include effective cleaning of fans, proper fly control, trim grass and weeds around barns, and check for ...

  7. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    connections, and sensors for wear or damage. Ensure that wiring and harness connections are tight. For clean ... grain elevator-mounted moisture sensor units: Make sure the sensor is clean and not damaged. Clear the ... clean grain elevator of old grain and debris. Check to be sure the manual clean-out motor works on the ...

  8. Current Dairy Industry Outlook and Dairy Margin Coverage Sign-Up

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/current-dairy-industry-outlook-and-dairy-margin

    events could affect this projection by either increasing feed costs or lowering milk price. As a risk ... management strategy against either one of these two events, the DMC program is a very useful tool for ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    equipment is inspected and cleaned on a regular basis. When possible, mow non-infested areas prior to mowing ... areas with known stiltgrass populations, and require loggers and other contractors to sanitize equipment ... can be spread by foot traffic, horses, and recreational equipment, boot and equipment cleaning can ...

  10. US Dairy Herds and Policy and the 2022 Census of Agriculture

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/us-dairy-herds-and-policy-and-2022-census

    Coverage (DMC). Many payment parameters and calculations used in the formula were modified, but the basic ...

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