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  1. Lawn Mowing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5816

    Garden lawn lawns turf turfgrass grass mowing Horticulture and Crop Science ... University Mowing, the controlled defoliation of turfgrass, is a cornerstone practice in lawn management. ... pesticide applications, for cultivating and maintaining a high-quality lawn. Properly mowed lawns have ...

  2. Frequently Asked Questions

    https://extension.osu.edu/FAQs

    plants or plant pests (insects, diseases and weeds), diagnose plant problems, design gardens or ... names, lawn, landscape or pest management companies, nurseries, or stores in which to find specific ... interpreting the results. Here is more information on soil testing for Ohio lawns, landscapes, fruit crops, and ...

  3. Hot Water and Chlorine Treatments to Eradicate Bacterial Plant Pathogens from Vegetable Seeds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5818

    a pathogen encounters the crop, the greater the potential for a serious disease problem to develop. This is ... kills most plant disease-causing bacteria both on and within seeds. This treatment is suggested for ... diseases diseases Agriculture and Natural Resources ...

  4. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    done on many practices that are an integral part of organic lawn care such as core aeration, mowing ... species are useful for home lawns: turf-type tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, fine fescue and Kentucky ... bluegrass. Turf-type Tall Fescue Turf-type tall fescue is perhaps the best choice for a natural organic lawn ...

  5. Challenging Growing Conditions

    https://extension.osu.edu/node/4516

    again this year. Here’s an update on conditions in various regions. ...

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

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

    areas and control emerging populations before they become established. Spread Prevention Since mowing ... equipment is inspected and cleaned on a regular basis. When possible, mow non-infested areas prior to mowing ... parts. Debris from mowing and road maintenance equipment should be disposed of properly. Since stiltgrass ...

  7. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    organisms in milk that may cause spoilage or disease if consumed. This process has been used for over 100 ... even with careful production, contamination of milk with disease-producing microorganisms is possible ... Q-fever have been traced to raw milk. Diseases such as tuberculosis and undulant fever have also been ...

  8. Power Lawn Mowers for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892239

    according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Safe lawn mowing practices can prevent injuries. For this ... Follow These Tips Begin by reading the operator’s manual. Before mowing, remove debris from lawn. Wear ... objects.     T     F 4. Carefully inspect the lawn for debris and remove it before mowing.     T     F 5. ...

  9. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    varieties produce quality turf at lower mowing heights). Watch for brown patch disease in summer. Tips For ... typically dominate the final turf stand. Most varieties respond well to a mowing height of 1 to 2.5 inches. ... mowing (1.5 to 3 inches). TF has moderate disease tolerance but is susceptible to brown patch, especially ...

  10. Collecting and Submitting a Turfgrass Sample to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3087-10

    Horticulture home yard and garden plant disease lawn turf turf grass sample golf course turf athletic turf sod ... athletic fields, and residential lawns. If a problem is suspected, send a sample from the declining area as ... shipping information are correct. Step 1: Collecting the Sample For "high-cut turf " such as ...

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