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  1. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  2. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

  3. Advanced Food Process Design

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-7430

    of foods with quantification of the physical changes occurring between the time of raw material ...

  4. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...

  7. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    fatigue easily. Those individuals with diabetes are at higher risk of infection even with small cuts or ... Managing energy level and time for task completion are critical for controlling diabetes. Meal planning ... An electronic prompting aid helps remind the person of meal/snack times and when it is time to test ...

  8. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  9. Precision Agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/agsysmt-4580

    Global Positioning System (GPS), guidance systems, plant and soil sensors, soil sampling, yield mapping ...

  10. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    that provides ample space between the soil and the bottom layer of the boards (Figure 1). At least 12 ... lumber because careless handling may diminish the value of high quality boards. Boards should be stacked ... The supporting foundation must be level and built on solid footings. Uneven settling of the foundation ...

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