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  1. Salmonella in Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-62

    signal detected. Purple/blue: low intensity signal; Green/yellow: medium intensity signal; Red: high ... between 60 to 65 degrees Celsius. This technique is very sensitive, however, the level of detection varies ... Further, due to the asymptomatic nature of the interaction between Salmonella and tomato plants and fruits, ...

  2. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    shallow soils of varying pH, and is highly tolerant of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees ... impacts, and a landowner's comfort level with those methods. While not always easy to control, ... to control small to medium sized ailanthus by spraying the circumference of the lower 12–18 inches of ...

  3. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    defects, use your judgment in making deductions that reduce the volume between 10 and 50 percent. ... between your eye and stick to be sure it is 25 inches (Figure 2b). The “Diameter of Log” scale on the top ... unusable. Deductions should be made for estimated loss due to these defects. Trees that are over 50 percent ...

  4. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2014-15

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-15

    is usually large tracts of land with highly productive soils. Average land will typically be the ... ) Quality: Higher quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often ... majority of land in a given region or county, while poor land will tend to have lower productivity soils ...

  5. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    F-50 03/11/2024 Reviewed by: Kathy Smith, Program Director, Forestry; College of Food, ... goal (high-value species, good quality, fast growing), some that satisfied the wildlife habitat goal ... desirable. Species variety is highly desirable. Expected longevity of 20+ years. TIMBER Crown is large, ...

  6. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ... phytophotodermatitis. This causes the skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the ... is hardy to zone 3 and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Giant hogweed can be identified ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2011-12

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-12

    according to survey results. Cash rent for "poor" cropland is expected to average $150 per acre in ... $150 $30 $180 $120 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash Rent 6.90% 12.61% 19.51%-5.72% 5-Year ... Rent per Acre 2011 $122 $20 $142 $101 2012 $131 $19 $150 $112 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash ...

  9. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    is extremely high. Ice and snow storms, fire, insects, and disease are factors that could cause ... southern and eastern Ohio, will not support more intensive agriculture because the soils are either too ... forest) at about chest height and at ground level (stump) is recommended. In addition, veneer trees are ...

  10. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    surprisingly, companies rely heavily on panel testing, which is time-consuming and costly. Of course, farmers ... and produce managers and handlers cannot run extensive panel tests to identify which product(s) may ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

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