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  1. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  2. ACEL Agriscience Education Students Present Workshop at Ohio FFA Convention

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/acel-agriscience-education-students-present-workshop-ohio-ffa-convention

    Agriscience Education," focused on the agricultural education profession and why high school students ...

  3. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  4. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    versus hyperspectral); and spatial (high, medium and low), temporal (hourly, daily and weekly) and ... for UAVs images include high overlap (approximately 80% frontal overlap and 60% side overlap) between ... provides the tools and technologies to identify in-field soil and crop variability, offering a means to ...

  5. Triticale as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0120

    Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop triticale. Heat tolerance Good Drought ... (pure live seed) Broadcast without incorporation 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) Additional planting ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  6. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ... phytophotodermatitis. This causes the skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the ... is hardy to zone 3 and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Giant hogweed can be identified ...

  7. Free, Online Data and Tools for the Agricultural Community

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55204

    data and tools to help support decision making at the field level. Data-driven insights help ... data collected via cutting-edge technologies, such as drones, satellites, GPS, and high-tech sensors, ... Estimating soil erosion. Estimating vegetation height. Producing a 3D representation of the surface.  ...

  8. On-Farm Biosecurity: Traffic Control and Sanitation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-6

    will be used to reduce pathogen levels. What Are the Greatest Risks for Disease Introduction? Although ... feed, animals, soil or manure. Any sampling equipment should be cleaned and disinfected between uses. ... plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-Risk Visitors High-risk visitors to the farm ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Cowpea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0128

    to climbing growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.5–6.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop cowpea. ... Excellent Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) ... = 2,500–4,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on planting/termination dates and ...

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