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  1. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/produce-safety-alliance-grower-training-course

    course will cover basic produce safety; worker health, hygiene, and training; soil amendments; wildlife, ... farm; how to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks; how to begin implementing produce ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5507

    around 50 different varieties, including Ohio originals. Each of the Ohio apple varieties possesses its ... = about 3 medium apples 1 pound = approximately 1½ cups applesauce 2 pounds (6–8 apples) = a 9-inch pie ... part of a healthy diet. A medium, raw, 3-inch apple is low in calories (about 95 calories) and contains ...

  3. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    a cool, dry, dark place that is well ventilated. The ideal temperature is between 45–50 degrees ... broth to a boil over medium high heat. While broth is heating, chop vegetables. Add chopped potatoes, ... potatoes =  about 3 medium potatoes 3 cups peeled and sliced 2½ cups peeled and diced 2 cups mashed 2 cups ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-514

    Soil test values may be reported in parts per million (ppm) or pounds per acre (lb/ac). To convert from ... ppm to lb/ac, multiply ppm by two. Phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and magnesium soil test values are ... 250–310 125–155 CEC=30 meq/100g 300–360 150–180 Calcium (Ca) 800–16,000 400–8,000 Levels less than 200 ppm ...

  6. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    drone can automatically navigate hills and slopes. The cost of a spraying drone varies between $5,000 ... weeds to be sprayed, nutrient stress levels, a vineyard’s or orchard’s canopy characteristics (new, old, ... gaps between vines or trees), areas infested by insects and diseases, and canopy development throughout ...

  7. Double-Cropping Soybean Following Small Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-103

    yield and test weight will be reduced, and vomitoxin levels may increase. Grain will be significantly ... discounted or rejected for low test weight and high vomitoxin. Planting double-crop soybean after winter ... stored soil moisture, rainfall, or irrigation.  Double-crop soybean management differs from traditional, ...

  8. Meet Abby Obert: Adventures in the World of Drainage

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/meet-abby-obert-adventures-world-drainage

    Abby held an internship with Allen Soil and Water Conservation District as a water resources intern. ... direction of the pipes. If there was flowing water, they would collect a sample to test for nitrates, ...

  9. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...

  10. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

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