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

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

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  2. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    surprisingly, companies rely heavily on panel testing, which is time-consuming and costly. Of course, farmers ... and produce managers and handlers cannot run extensive panel tests to identify which product(s) may ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

  3. Maps, Apps and Mobile Media Marketing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-53

    mobile and location-based marketing present unique opportunities and risks for farmers and other food ... test their website’s mobile versions at a site such as mobiletest.me. develop a device-responsive ... between their customers and their business enhancing their business profile with enticing content and ...

  4. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

  5. Safeguarding Your Herd: How Biosecurity Keeps Salmonella Dublin at Bay

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-1/safeguarding-your-herd-how-biosecurity-keeps

    a bacterial pathogen that presents a significant risk to both the dairy industry and human health. While there ... have the same biosecurity requirements. The level of biosecurity varies based on factors like herd ... are part of standard biosecurity procedures to reduce the risk of exposure to Salmonella and other ...

  6. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    (i.e., layers). Commercial flocks are at risk from small predators and birds of prey when the building ... allowed to graze. Flocks are at the highest risk, especially during the night, if they are not provided ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ... adequate levels of another nutrient while the soil test indicates a deficiency. This poor relationship may ... Manganese (Mn) 25–1,000 ppm 3 31–150 ppm Iron (Fe) 30–100 ppm 31–50 ppm Copper (Cu) 5–15 ppm 5–15 ppm Boron ...

  8. Solar Eclipse 2024

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/solar-eclipse-2024

    should not have high biosecurity concerns since eclipse viewers are likely to be “low risk visitors” who ... risk of introductions of new diseases, keep livestock inside and keep barns and gates locked. Post “No ... property.  Even so, Ohio law places high value on human safety, even if that human is a trespasser.  As long ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5507

    in apple production in the United States. It produces around 50 different varieties, including Ohio ... recommendations below are approximations. 1 pound = about 3 medium apples 1 pound = approximately 1½ cups ... recommends two cups of fruits per day as part of a healthy diet. A medium, raw, 3-inch apple is low in ...

  10. Measuring Standing Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-35-02

    an estimate of the board-foot content of a tree based on tree-trunk diameter breast high and ... Number of 16-Foot Logs 1/2 1 1-1/2 2 2-1/2 3 3-1/2 4 Board Feet 12 20 30 40 50 60       14 30 50 70 80 90 ... 60 80 100 120       14 40 80 110 140 160 180     16 60 100 150 180 210 250 280 310 18 70 140 190 240 ...

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