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  1. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    in moist, well drained soils with a soil pH between 4.5–5.0 and high organic content. Once the plants ... to 5.0 and have greater than 3% organic matter. For soils with high loam, clay loam, or clay content, ... test soil for pH, lime index (buffer pH), nutrient status, and organic matter content before conducting ...

  2. Nicole Arnold

    https://fst.osu.edu/our-people/nicole-arnold

    interventions, and risk communication- for consumers, food handlers, and other food educators. Through her ... Food safety, Extension, Food preservation, Consumer food safety education, Food labels, Risk ...

  3. Advancing environmental justice in extreme heat and adapting through collaborative networks

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/advancing-environmental-justice-extreme-heat-and-adapting-through-collaborative-networks

    increases in flood events, power outages, and heat-induced health risks 1. Cost-effective measures and ... University, will present data-driven tools for participants that bridge environmental concerns between ... the value and use of social network data in improving collaboration between environmental stakeholders ...

  4. Produce Safety and Flooded Fields

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-27

    is considered a high risk to produce safety and quality. There are two types of water events that ... the floodwaters crest and recede. Considered high risk. Pooling: Standing water. Occurs after rain or ... considered high risk to produce safety. The bottom line: Floods adulterate produce. Under FDA guidance, ...

  5. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    to maintain soil test levels, then we should apply fertilizer at the same rates as nutrients removed ... exported to maintain soil test levels. Acknowledgments The authors wish to acknowledge the contribution of ... with fertilizers or manures, then plant-available soil nutrient levels will draw down over time and the ...

  6. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  7. August 2022 Department Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/august-2022-department-highlights

    determining consumer preferences between store brand and name brand products. NBC News NOW followed up with ...

  8. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    The soil should be well-drained and have a pH between 5.8 and 6.5. Always have the soil tested to ... crop in spring. Reveile Early Medium to large fruit with good flavor. Vigorous and high yielding. Boyne ... Medium-sized fruits with good color and flavor, firmness, and freezing quality. High yielding. Redwing Mid ...

  9. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  10. 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 ...

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