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  1. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... consumed. High-risk crops should not be consumed Several crops present a higher food safety risk than ... floodwater with fruits and vegetables is by raising the soil level using raised beds. Beds should be 18 to 36 ...

  2. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

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

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... 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 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  3. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...

  4. Spraying Recommendations for Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-526

    weeks. There are no soybean varieties currently available that have high levels of resistance to soybean ... rust fungicide applications, presents a high degree of risk for drift. The reason we can still ... proper overlap while a boom set too high causes overdosed areas. Check the nozzle catalog to determine ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    shaped. For the best quality, choose one that is of medium size (3 to 4 inches in diameter). Other ... recommendations. The recommendations below are approximations. 1 medium eggplant = about 1½ pounds 1 pound fresh ... the vegetable crisper of your refrigerator at 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit. Your refrigerator should be ...

  6. Herbicide Resistance in Waterhemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-78

    population tested for presence of resistance   University of Illinois, $50 per field Use a combination of PRE ... genetic variability results in a relatively high frequency of mechanisms that can impart resistance to ... a population to an herbicide, increasing the risk of failure the next time that herbicide is used. Figure 1. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-541

    levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...

  9. All Things Sweet: Sugar and Other Sweeteners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5584

    consuming high levels of artificial sweetener, the estimated daily intake does not exceed the ADI.  While ... juice concentrate, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, malt sugar, maltose, ... energy. Consuming too much sugar may increase risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes, certain cancers ...

  10. Tractor Supply Company's Annual Paper Clover Campaign starts April 24

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/tractor-supply-companys-annual-paper-clover-campaign-starts-april-24

    Company’s more than 50,000 Team Members are known for delivering legendary service and helping customers ...

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