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  1. Scab of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-23

    and drops early in the summer. Trees of highly susceptible varieties may be severely defoliated by mid ... Backyard growers are limited in the number of highly effective fungicides available for apple scab ...

  2. Coping with Canada Geese: Conflict Management and Damage Prevention Strategies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-3

    geese deposit feces anywhere the urge strikes them. Often, these are high-use areas by humans such as ... reach levels that reduce human use of these areas, most of which are recreationally important.  Degraded ... material into the water. Goose feces are high in phosphorus and nitrogen, nutrients that in excess can ...

  3. Managing Risk on Farms – Insurance, Business Entity, or Both?

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/thu-01182024-608pm/managing-risk-farms-%E2%80%93-insurance-business-entity-or-both

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  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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