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  1. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    the heat get too high), and keep at least 1½ inches of liquid in the pan. The risk of scorching ... The density can test between 66°Brix (66 percent solids) and 68°Brix. Less than 66°Brix and it is not ... area between Minnesota in the west, Kentucky in the south and the eastern Canadian providences in the ...

  2. Lawn Mowing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5816

    limited soil moisture can lead to signs of stress and increased risk of turfgrass loss in closely mowed ... pesticide applications, for cultivating and maintaining a high-quality lawn. Properly mowed lawns have ... manufacture sugars, fueling their development into a high-quality lawn. When mowed at low heights, turfgrasses ...

  3. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-423

    Medium 3,300–50,000 people Large More than 50,000 people Public water systems are also classified into ... high quality drinking water to homes and businesses is a priority in Ohio and the nation. To accomplish ... certified to operate systems serving more than 250 people. Test drinking water and report results to Ohio ...

  4. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    ranges between 12 and 20 counties per year, with one to several monitoring sites inside each county. The ... solution can be apple juice concentrate (150 mL), yeast bait (1 tablespoon dry yeast, 4 tablespoons white ... done easily using the saltwater test method. With this method, fruit is simply added to a container ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    test that can identify individuals suited for a career in agriculture. Each member of the farm business ... high-quality apples and table grapes in sufficient quantity to provide a good standard of living for my family ... financial, marketing, personnel and risk-management sectors of the business. One recommended method of ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  9. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    land with highly productive soils. Average land will typically be the majority of land in a given ... quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result in ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ...

  10. Maps, Apps and Mobile Media Marketing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-53

    mobile and location-based marketing present unique opportunities and risks for farmers and other food ... test their website’s mobile versions at a site such as mobiletest.me. develop a device-responsive ... between their customers and their business enhancing their business profile with enticing content and ...

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