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  1. A Consumer’s Guide to Pure Maple Syrup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-101

    original maple grading standard of USDA Grade A Light, Medium, and Dark, along with Grade B. In the fall of ... differentiate between grades. Which Grade Do You Prefer? For maple syrup consumers, the first question that ... that contain high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners.   Maple Syrup Quality and Health ...

  2. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for ... grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  3. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    granulated powder 65 or 68% free active chlorine high capital, high operation hazardous due to higher percent ... chlorine Sodium Hypochlorite water-based formulation 5 to 15% free active chlorine high capital, high ... operation low level safety concerns The cost of each sanitizer varies due to the active chlorine ...

  4. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    managed. Well-drained to moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for ... Ohio Agronomy Guide recommends that soil pH be maintained above 5.5 for best results. Critical levels ... of soil phosphorus and potassium are 25 ppm and 110 ppm respectively. Similar to cool season grasses, ...

  5. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    thatch (an unhealthy, organic debris-layer between the soil and live grass). Finally, average mowing time ... chipped brush, and plant cuttings—improves soil, protects the environment, and saves money. Homeowners ... as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Anything that ...

  6. Biogas Cleaning and Upgrading Technologies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653.1-14

    problems. High concentration of O₂ is explosive. H₂S is corrosive to steel in reactors and engines when ... than 3%, 112 mg/m³ and 4 ppm, respectively [3]. Most bio-CNG practices require purified biogas to have ... ppm, 4 ppm and 1 ppm of CO₂, H₂S and H₂O, respectively, to prevent dry ice formation and corrosion [4]. ...

  7. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    of 50, and particularly older males, are at a higher risk of developing severe illness. Image: Ohio ... risk, with men over 50 appearing to be at higher risk for severe disease. If you are at risk, be sure to ... eggs on the surface of water-holding containers in a raft consisting of around 150 eggs glued together ...

  8. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    season. Ideally, soil should be well drained and contain high organic matter. However, peppers can thrive ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ... transplant roots.   Fertilizing Before the growing season, a soil test is recommended. This will help ...

  9. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    time ranging from 0.5 to 8 hours [1,2]. The major advantage of HTC over other high temperature ... a good medium for heat transfer in HTC, but if variability in the feedstock particle size is too large ... compounds). These reactions occur under high temperature and pressure and play a vital role in lowering the ...

  10. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...

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