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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    that are not freshly cut. The more time logs sit prior to inoculation, the greater the risk of ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... following pinning are dry or when humidity and temperature fluctuations occur between day and night. Growers ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Graduate student funded to harness remote sensing and AI technology for precision agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-student-funded-harness-remote-sensing-and-ai-technology-precision-agriculture

    information from high-resolution images captured through a small Unmanned Aerial System, or sUAS. Currently in ... I have been privileged to work in a highly collaborative laboratory environment." Going forward, she ... during the upcoming summer. This project aims to assess the significance of both high-resolution and ...

  4. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... the usual culprits  for spreading infection in Ohio with cats and dogs occasionally testing positive ... and one fox. While skunks and dogs have tested positive in the past, no confirmed cases were reported ...

  5. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  6. Red Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0132

    soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop red clover. Heat tolerance Very good Drought ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen (N) = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...

  7. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift and are not ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). The risk of drift is considerably higher when spraying in orchards and vineyards compared to ...

  8. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... University Kiwifruit is well-known for its high nutritional value and has become very popular with consumers ... recent years, there has been a growing interest in hardy kiwi production due to its high nutritional ...

  9. Floriculture Crop Seed Quality and Seed-Handling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1261

    6.40 7.68 8.96 30 4.61 6.14 7.68 9.22 10.75 Take-Home Message Number 1: Use high-quality seeds and ... germination problems. But having seeds of high germination percentage is no guarantee of a good crop of ... conditions and age of the seeds. Seed laboratories can use different tests to determine seed vigor: Cold ...

  10. Food Preservation: Basics for Canning Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344

    Mushrooms (whole or sliced) Use only high-quality, small- to medium-sized domestic mushrooms with short ... current research-based canning methods can pose serious health risks. Understanding Clostridium botulinum ... a risk of botulism. If it is possible that any deviation from the USDA-endorsed methods occurred, to ...

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