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  1. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5526

    below are approximations. 1 bushel = approximately 50 pounds  1 pound = 2 or 3 medium-sized pears ... color. For these varieties, use the Check-the-Neck test, where gentle thumb pressure is applied near the ... A medium-sized pear (3½ ounce) provides about 100 calories and 6 grams of fiber. Pears contain potassium, copper, ...

  2. Tax Time Calls For Some Tips On How To Save And Spend Money

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tax-time-calls-some-tips-how-save-and-spend-money

    because of either a small amount owed or a high interest rate.  If you like looking at a longer term plan, ...

  3. Marketing School Aimed At Helping Farmers Budget Time, Money Practices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/marketing-school-aimed-helping-farmers-budget-time-money-practices

    meetings we attend to help us deal with production risks.  We will sit with the seed salesman and learn ... Leveling day.  I will be providing a benchmark discussion of the basic working of the futures and options ... a marketing plan for your operations.  The cost of the program is $150 and covers course materials, lunch, and ...

  4. Forage Is Important To Overall Livestock Health

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/forage-important-overall-livestock-health

    rationalizes the need to test your forages.  The overall quality of our forages is highly dependent on the ... We have been discussing the importance of forage testing to the performance and well-being of your ... livestock.  Previously, we talked about how to collect a forage sample and how to read your forage test ...

  5. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    medium-sized spiders, with a body length of 2-11 mm. Their body is somewhat flattened and they have stout ... insects. The hunting ground of crab spiders varies among species. They may hunt on the soil surface, leaf ... and blend in well with mulch, soil and leaf litter. The bark crab spider, Bassaniana versicolor, has ...

  6. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    prefer to dig new nesting holes in full sun, where well-drained soils exist and vegetation is sparse. ... killer females can cause unsightly soil mounds, often displacing several pounds of soil while tunneling. ... Each female digs an individual burrow 6–10 inches deep and one-half inch wide. The soil is dislodged by ...

  7. Yellowstone to Yukon: Enhancing Rocky Mountain animal migration through remote sensing and international collaboration

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/yellowstone-yukon-enhancing-rocky-mountain-animal-migration-through-remote-sensing-and

    telemetry, GPS, and remote camera traps. He combines this high-tech work with traditional methods, collecting ...

  8. Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-96

    manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... soil test levels are at or above their respective maintenance limit, then no further P 2 O5 or ...

  9. Strategies for Coping with Parasite Larvae on Pastures in the Springtime in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-28

    a high-risk practice in the absence of refugia. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 57 (6), 359–363. ... drying by soil moisture and organic debris from late fall through the winter, significant numbers of them ... ewes usually fall rapidly to low levels as the ewe's immune system returns to normal. As a result, ...

  10. Farm to Health: Maximizing Nutrients and Phytonutrients in Ohio Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5581

    green beans. How Cooking or Preserving Can Impact Nutrient and Phytonutrient Levels Cooking and ... phytonutrient levels. How do you maximize the levels in your food? Keep reading: Boiling —Shorter cooking time ... carotenoid) from tomatoes. Can cause loss of vitamin C. Freezing —Results in high nutrient retention. ...

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