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  1. 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 ...

  2. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    nurse or cover crops. Organic disease and pest control focuses on prevention through naturally bred ... disease resistance and crop rotations, with organically approved pesticides allowed, especially for ...

  3. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    plants can be pulled, dug, cut, or mowed fairly easily. Pulling or digging of small plants is most ... effective if done following a rain. Cutting and mowing is most effective when initiated in early summer, ...

  4. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    practices genetic host resistance plant disease lawn and turf lesions on turfgrass turf disease round ... greens, tees, and fairways. The disease is a common nuisance in home or commercial lawns, but in most ... depending on turf species, mowing height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms ...

  5. Slime Molds on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3074

    recommended. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture plant disease lawn and turf causal organism primitive fungi ... their presence. Plant vigor may be slightly reduced in severely colonized turf due to excessive growth ... due to shading of the turf causing reduced photosynthesis. Management The recommendation for areas ...

  6. Power Lawn Mowers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591210

    lawn mowers according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Safe lawn mowing practices can save lives. ... Demonstrate PPE and lawn mower maintenance. Discuss various lawn mowing accidents and brainstorm about how ... operator’s manual. Before mowing remove debris from lawn. Wear protective, close-fitting clothing. Start ...

  7. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Bush Honeysuckle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-68

    plants are present, they can be pulled, dug, cut, or mowed fairly easily. Pulling or digging of small ... Cutting and mowing is most effective when initiated in early summer when food reserves are at their ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    includes such practices as digging, mowing, cutting, removal of umbels, grazing, and herbicide application. ...

  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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