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  1. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  2. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    Assessment There is no one test that can identify individuals suited for a career in agriculture. Each member ... high-quality apples and table grapes in sufficient quantity to provide a good standard of living for my family ... financial, marketing, personnel and risk-management sectors of the business. One recommended method of ...

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

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

    studies by Consumer Reports indicate these can be highly effective (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; ... (approximately 15–20%) tend to last longer than lower percentages, but children should avoid using high ... windy or going to rain during or shortly after pesticide application. Because of the risks associated ...

  4. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... feet deep (NRCS 606). Tile drainage efficiency can be manipulated by spacing between tile rows ... dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ...

  5. Canning Tomatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5336

    Tomatoes have a pH between 4 and 4.6. To ensure safe acidity of whole, crushed or juiced tomatoes, use the ... inch of headspace. Press tomatoes in the jars until spaces between them fill with juice. Leave one-half ... depression in the lid's center. When completely cooled, test for proper seal by pushing down on center ...

  6. Nurturant Grandfathering: Investment Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5807

    between doing investment work and his influence on a grandchild’s family identity, family ideals and ... grandfather-grandchild emotional closeness as well as to higher levels of relationship satisfaction. This means that ... Marriage & Family Review, 49, 26-50. Erikson, Erik H. 1950. Childhood and society. New York: Norton. ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5518

    calories. Grape juice contains about 150 calories and 36 grams of sugar per 8 ounce serving. Control your ... refrigerator, in a perforated plastic bag, or in a location with low temperatures (down to 31 F) and high ... ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon black pepper Preparation Instructions In a medium sized bowl mix all ingredients. ...

  8. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... a storehouse for many plant nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to ... oxygen levels, thereby promoting bacteria populations to expand and consume active carbon in the soil ...

  9. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    with field soil. Such plants pose little risk of introducing Phytophthora fungi into the field. To ... associated with heavy soils or portions of the planting that are the slowest to drain (lower ends of rows, ... a distinct line can be seen between infected and healthy tissue, especially on the below-ground portion of ...

  10. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    substrates typically used for tomato production have no nutritional component as would soil in field ... stages require increased levels of specific nutrients like nitrogen (N), calcium (Ca), and potassium (K) ... the highest levels of nutrients to promote plant growth and fruit development, as well as an ...

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