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  1. Volunteer Selection

    https://extension.osu.edu/policy-and-procedures-handbook/v-legal-matters-and-risk-management/volunteer-selection

    policy: approved by OSU Extension Administrative Cabinet –  October 12, 2006; updated –  March 2013. ...

  2. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    acting as an alternative host for the disease, black stem rust, caused by the fungus Puccina graminis. As ... health threat to humans, companion animals, and livestock. Multiple diseases of consequence such as Lyme ... disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and anaplasmosis can be vectored or transmitted by ticks to their ...

  3. V. Legal Matters and Risk Management

    https://extension.osu.edu/policy-and-procedures-handbook/v-legal-matters-and-risk-management

    – FCS Guidelines Employee Accident Reporting Extension Employees as 4-H Volunteers (updated fall 2022). ...

  4. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    Extension Susan K. White Many homeowners will apply lime to their lawn once a year with the hopes of ... determine if liming is needed, and how one should go about effectively applying lime to the lawn. Why Do ... Home Lawns Need Lime? Lime is applied to the soil of home lawns to increase the soil pH. Soil pH, ...

  5. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ... Yourself from Cold Stress. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    Disease Transmission Mosquitoes are reviled because they can transmit potentially deadly pathogens to ... state of Ohio pose the threat of disease transmission to humans and domestic animals (Table 1). Table 1: ... encephalitis, West Nile virus     In addition to disease transmission, when female mosquitoes bite humans and ...

  8. Farming After a Stroke

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.2-11

    for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022). Stroke. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. ...

  9. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    disease damage should not be used. Optimum log size is 4–6 inches in diameter (although larger sizes may ... to inoculation. Log contaminants (insects, diseases, etc.) can be reduced by storing the logs off the ... have the maximum number of suitable logs that are easily inoculated. All diseased and wounded sections, ...

  10. 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 ...

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