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  1. On-Farm Agrichemical Mixing/Loading Pad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-522

    handled. Concrete Specification High quality concrete is extremely important for the mixing/loading pad and ... expected. The surface of low quality concrete pads often deteriorates rapidly because of chemical attack, ... below the containment pad. Mortar quality and surface finish are as important as concrete strength, ...

  2. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    quality of wheat flour, malting quality of barley, and feeding value of grain. The fungi causing scab ... Seedling Blight Scabby kernels may be dead, or else germinate weakly. If the seedling manages to emerge ... Management of Fusarium Head Blight Plant moderately resistant varieties. There are no varieties of wheat, ...

  3. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ... resistance is the most effective management strategies for head scab. Although most of the widely grown wheat ... 24, 48 and 72 hour forecast buttons to estimate risk prior to flowering. Know Your Risk To Manage ...

  4. A History of Packaging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-133

    replace self-made wooden crates and boxes used for trade. As with many innovations, the development of the ... The outer wrapper was printed with the brand name and advertising copy. Today, of course, the plastic ... States via Boston, steel replaced iron, which improved both output and quality. In 1764, London ...

  5. Free, Online Data and Tools for the Agricultural Community

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55204

    potential locations for best management practices such as grassed waterways. Figure 2. Aerial image, shaded ... Soil Survey over the course of a century. Soil data are available for most areas in the United States.  ... Why is SSURGO useful?  It provides information on soil properties and qualities useful for evaluating ...

  6. Basic Principles of Pruning Backyard Grapevines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1428

    a considerable amount of vegetation. This will require some skill to properly prune, effectively manage the ... vegetation during the growing season. Shoot positioning results in high-quality fruit, better buds for next ... maintain their structure (shape), distribute fruit load along the cordons, and enhance fruit quality. On ...

  7. Rhizoctonia Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybeans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-1

    Management Plant high quality seed combined with fungicide seed treatments with efficacy for true fungi. ...

  8. Plants Get Sick Too!

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-1

    study of plant disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy ... tree branches to break.  Photo by Keith Kresina, Course Superintendent, The Golf Club New Albany. Since ... the beginning of agriculture, farmers have had to develop means for managing weeds, insect pests, and ...

  9. Produce Safety and Flooded Fields

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-27

    is considered a high risk to produce safety and quality. There are two types of water events that ... adversely affect the quality and safety of produce described as follows: Flooding versus Pooling Flooding: ... of their farm after flooding to determine their course of action and possible consequences, pending ...

  10. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    A spreader operator and manager should understand how these properties influence spread quality so properly ... Coordinator, The Ohio State University The application quality of dry granular fertilizer depends on several ... nutrient management. The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship include Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time and Right ...

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