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  1. Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1035

    ALHT may survive at the edges of bales stored on the ground where moisture levels are high, potentially ... unusually high numbers (hundreds to thousands) of ticks or little “spiders” on animals or equipment being ... the tick to be effective, be sure that the product reaches the soil’s surface. Eggs are resistant to ...

  2. Canning Basics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5338

    Fahrenheit is not high enough to destroy botulinum bacteria. If botulinum bacteria survive and grow inside ... feet, boil foods 11 minutes. Food Acidity The acidity level, or pH, of foods determines whether they ... jellies made from fruit. (In pickling, the acid level is increased by adding lemon juice, citric acid or ...

  3. Silo Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59151

    humans. The silage is safe to use as feed because the gas lowers the nitrate level. Safety Guidelines for ... the silo is filled. Due to this risk of exposure, it is suggested that you stay out of the silo for ... after it has been filled. Keep a hatch door open close to the level of silage in the silo. Run the ...

  4. Understanding Genetically Modified Foods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5058

    foods, such as those foods containing high levels of saturated fat or simple sugars. Additionally, the ... in at-risk populations? GMOs have potential to create inexpensive foods that contain high amounts of ... a permit, which requires addressing the potential risks and the possibility of the organism spreading into ...

  5. Potassium

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5588

    recommended potassium levels may be influential in glucose control and the risk of diabetes. Potassium ... indicates increasing potassium creates a protective effect against hypertension (high blood pressure). The ... muscles contract—including your heart—and helps with nerve function. Consuming a high potassium diet has ...

  6. Gray Water Recycling in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-gw1

    these systems requires a soil assessment and an estimation of the wastewater loading rate to determine ... a soil assessment and an estimation of the wastewater loading rate. Outside the building, gray water can ...

  7. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    Municipal Corporation or Township Maximum # of DORAs Size of DORA More than 50,000 Six Up to contiguous ... acres or 1 square mile 35,001-50,000 Three Up to 320 contiguous acres or  ½ square mile 35,000 or less ... One Up to 150 contiguous acres How Do You Expand or Dissolve a DORA? A municipal corporation or ...

  8. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    that provides ample space between the soil and the bottom layer of the boards (Figure 1). At least 12 ... lumber because careless handling may diminish the value of high quality boards. Boards should be stacked ... The supporting foundation must be level and built on solid footings. Uneven settling of the foundation ...

  9. Preserving Pie Fillings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5355

    desired, food coloring and nutmeg may be added. Stir and cook on medium high heat until mixture thickens ... cinnamon, almond extract and food coloring. Stir mixture and cook over medium high heat until mixture ... extract in a large kettle. Stir and cook over medium high heat until mixture thickens and begins to ...

  10. 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 ...

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