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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Power Lawn Mowers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79030

    is designed for the intended job. Selection Power mowers have similarities in lawn-mowing function, ... but they should be selected based on the size of the lawn to be mowed, operator experience and ... Biological Engineering Power lawn mowers come in a variety of sizes and offer a variety of options depending ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Three-Point Rotary Lawn and Brush Mower Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79031

    Biological Engineering Rotary lawn and brush cutters are useful compact tractor attachments and are used for ... reclaiming overgrown brush, pasture maintenance, incorporating cover crops and maintaining lawn areas. ... will help determine if the mower is designed for the intended job. Selection Three-point rotary lawn ...

  9. 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) ...

  10. Mazzy's Hawaiian Adventure- Part 3

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/mazzys-hawaiian-adventure-part-3

    Organic Farms  (WWOOF) program. Check out her last (at least for this summer!) update from Maui to see ...

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