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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. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    often significant and immediate impacts on vegetable °Brix levels. In contrast, soil and crop nutrient ... timing or soil moisture levels also affect °Brix but in ways that may complicate management decisions. ... Production factors such as temperature and light levels and soil moisture and fertility status influence crop ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Eating Healthy During Stressful Times

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5244

    development of chronic inflammation developing and affecting our body. High levels of chronic inflammation are ... dessert References American Heart Association. (2011).  “High sugar consumption may increase risk factors ... Tabung, F., & Hebert, J. (2014). A population-based dietary inflammatory index predicts levels of ...

  5. Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 1

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-516

    the ability of a plant to survive in stress periods with low internal water levels (Levitt, 1972). ... genetics, breeders have been able to identify many high-yielding hybrids with good yield stability across ... (WST) on soil textures that included silty clay loam, clay loam and silt loam. Weather each year was ...

  6. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  7. Timber Sale Contracts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-38-02

    high-value residual trees to be left undamaged, steep topography with easily eroded soils, etc.). The amount ... restrictions on or requirements of the buyer. Any other points of agreement between the buyer and the seller ... high-value, or complex timber sales, you may wish to consult an attorney to prepare the timber-sales contract. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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.  ...

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