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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    square foot of soil. Improve the soil’s organic matter by mixing in 3–4 inches of compost or composted ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... Perpetual, and Valentine. Rhubarb varieties vary in color and the number of seed stalks produced. Some ...

  2. Nurturant Grandfathering: Let’s Get Involved

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5800

    found that there are an estimated 31 million grandfathers in the United States of America (Survey of ... recent decades toward a greater variety of nurturing behaviors, there has been an increased interest in ... term generativity to refer to a stage of human maturity in which adults develop “the interest in ...

  3. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    have one pair of wings covered in scales and a noticeable tube-like mouthpart called a proboscis. The ... severe allergic reaction in the skin of human and animal hosts, leaving a red and itchy welt near the ... sweat (McMeniman et al. 2014). Females of the Northern house mosquito lay eggs in clusters called rafts ...

  4. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    can acquire some strains of HEV from animals. HEV is endemic in many U.S. swine herds without ... breeder, and laying flocks.  Figure 1. In the United States, 6.5% of pigs at slaughter have the hepatitis ... at higher risk of severe disease. Finally, pregnant women in their third trimester are more ...

  5. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    Shady, wet, poorly drained areas, or regions of the lawn with poor soil, pH extremes, drought ... similarities in appearance, growth habitat, ability to compete, and the climatic adaptation of the cultivars ... available in bulk and there are often blend varieties or mixes of species based on the needs of the ...

  6. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 and 7.0 (slightly acidic) is ideal. Many of our home lawn ... such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium from the soil. This occurs more frequently in areas of heavy ... geological formations in Ohio it can be expected that there is a higher likelihood of acidic soils in eastern ...

  7. mRNA Vaccines: The Next Generation Tool to Fight Infections

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-34

    in a controlled laboratory setting and killing it in a manner that makes it incapable of causing ... this type of vaccine, the pathogen is grown repeatedly in artificial conditions that damage its ability ... a small, artificially-created piece of the pathogen. They use this piece or in some cases link it to ...

  8. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    used to collect agricultural residues such as corn stover, is the most common method of biomass ... ft.)  (Darr and Shah 2012). In recent years, with increasing demand for cellulosic feedstocks for ... biobased industries, biomass feedstocks are collected in the form of rectangular bales, commonly referred ...

  9. Nurturant Grandfathering: Lineage Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5801

    “Grandpa, did you have a cell phone when you were growing up?” For many men, the role of a grandfather ... Lineage work refers to a grandfather’s efforts to provide an historical road map of people, places, and ... represents a part of them and their family that will live on into the future.  Lineage work is a dimension of ...

  10. Spotted Lanternfly Found in Cuyahoga County

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/spotted-lanternfly-found-cuyahoga-county

    ODA Plant Pest inspectors confirmed living, adult SLF are in the area. An inspector with the ... Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an agency of the United States Department of ... Agriculture (USDA), also confirmed a population of the SLF has been found at a secondary location, near the ...

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