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  1. 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 ...

  2. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    the forecast. Do not use in areas where water table is shallow. Table C: Highly Toxic to Bees. Medium ... that feed on the pest. IPM offers options for pest management with the least amount of risk. If further ... important part of an IPM plan, and risks can be minimized by using the product according to the label. In ...

  3. Iron in Drinking Water

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-323

    Agricultural Services) Chlorine Followed by Filtration For high levels of iron, a two-tank system is ... Agricultural & Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University Iron occurs naturally in rocks and soil ... layer offers a level of protection from the chlorine. Also, iron bacteria always grow back, so it will ...

  4. Protecting Against Noise

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59134

    on hearing, and to practice proper protection against unsafe noise levels. Trainer’s Note For this ... to you, or are unable to hear high pitched or soft sounds. If you experience any of these problems, ... tell your supervisor. You may need to have your hearing tested. Becoming accustomed to loud noise is ...

  5. Comparing Traditional Meat and Plant-Based Meat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0103-0

    a negative factor for traditional meat products, particularly for people with high cholesterol levels. Table ... absorbed more easily consist of higher cholesterol levels have a higher nutrient density due to the protein ... quantity and quality contain 50% saturated fatty acids are the only natural source of Vitamin B12 consist ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Sun Exposure for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892276

    Natural Resources 06/11/2018 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: Identify the risks of ... minimize the risk of skin cancer. Discuss wearing protective clothing and sunscreen with workers. If ... cancers. Basal cell and squamous cell skin cancer risk is linked with cumulative sun exposure. Malignant ...

  8. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... vegetable a great source of antioxidants and highly valued as a nutritional food. Head of broccoli after ... Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ...

  9. Food Preservation: Making Jerky

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5362

    of allowing bacteria that can cause human illness to grow to high levels in the warm, dry ... meat is typically reduced to about 4 ounces.   The biggest safety concern when making jerky is the risk ... drying to decrease the risk of foodborne illness, do so at the end of the marination time. To heat, bring ...

  10. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil.  Soil is an excellent ... medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system.  The system designer ... uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ...

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