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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Rust Diseases of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-12

    level of rust severity. High levels of disease before or during flowering usually have the greatest ... Adequate, balanced fertilization based on a soil test should reduce the possibility of severe yield loss due ... kernels, and by lowering test weight and the protein content of the grain. In the case of stem rust, ...

  4. Analysis of Safety Issues for Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-260

    annual cost of $77.7 billion annually (2). Between 2001 and 2010, the four food categories, namely, ... sprouts. There were 27 E. coli outbreaks in green leafy vegetables including lettuce and spinach between ... had 1,038 outbreaks and 43,858 associated illnesses between 1990 and 2010. Table 1 shows the outbreak ...

  5. Hearing Protection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7902

    exposure to the noise can increase the risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Noise levels are measured in ... exposure to high noise levels can lead to gradual hearing loss that is not detected immediately, and sounds ... prolonged exposure to noise can be very damaging to hearing. Both the level of noise and the length of ...

  6. Graduate Exit Seminar- Nikki Nadeau

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/graduate-exit-seminar-nikki-nadeau

    much polarization is present between the coalitions? My findings reveal three key characteristics of ...

  7. Keeping Sun Safe

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hsc-7

    and reduce your risk of skin cancer. Daily sunscreen use and following these recommended practices ... a 30 to 50 SPF (Sun Protection Factor) rating for best protection. Sunscreens contain one or more ... between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, trying to stay in the shade when you need to be out during ...

  8. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  9. Growing Cauliflower in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1613

    adequate if an equal amount of rainfall does not occur. Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 ... lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your local OSU Extension ... office for information on soil testing. In the absence of a soil test, 2 to 3 pounds of 8-16-16 ...

  10. Converting Spent Wheat Straw from Horse Stalls into Methane

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653-14

    spent wheat straw (SWS), become slightly darker and soil-like, and the fibers are rough with serrated ... The digestion tests were carried out in 1-L reactors at 37 °C for 30 days. Changes of Feedstock ... 30-d digestion, the highly-ordered and intact fiber structures of WS and SWS fibers were largely ...

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