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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    companion animals with pathogens that cause diseases. Preventing tick bites is the best protection from ... tickborne disease (box 1). If you find a tick biting you, remove the tick as soon as possible (box 2), note ... year, depending on temperature. Positive cases of Lyme disease have been reported in Ohio in all 12 ...

  9. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    turfgrass diseases and is not recommended for the homeowner. Ideally, when fertilizing an established lawn ... a new lawn because these will impede the germination of your turf seeds. Mesotrione is the exception ... including agriculture fertilizer, lawn fertilizer, wastewater plants, sewage overflows, and faulty septic ...

  10. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    disease issues, and response to foliar inputs of nitrogen (N) and fungicide. The trials were conducted ... days) but varying in foliar disease ratings, according to company literature, were used to assess ... differences in foliar disease and response to fungicide and foliar nitrogen (N) when grown in narrow (15-inch) ...

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