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  1. Grant feeds effort to convert food waste into valuable products

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/grant-feeds-effort-convert-food-waste-valuable-products

    industrial food processing companies, which often incur high disposal costs. The team aims to develop a waste ... foster partnerships between industry and universities for the mutual benefit of both parties and the ...

  2. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    studies by Consumer Reports indicate these can be highly effective (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; ... (approximately 15–20%) tend to last longer than lower percentages, but children should avoid using high ... windy or going to rain during or shortly after pesticide application. Because of the risks associated ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Processed Meats, Red Meats and Colorectal Cancer Risk

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5587

    other non-meat foods are high in fat, but are not associated with increased risk of cancer. Thus, high ... monitors cancer-causing substances in our environment. The IARC provides research into substances’ risk of ... IARC Monographs. The Monographs publish reviews of studies that research the links between cancer and ...

  5. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    versus hyperspectral); and spatial (high, medium and low), temporal (hourly, daily and weekly) and ... for UAVs images include high overlap (approximately 80% frontal overlap and 60% side overlap) between ... provides the tools and technologies to identify in-field soil and crop variability, offering a means to ...

  6. Low-Cost Crop-Management Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-110

    and potassium. A soil test will measure pH and, if necessary, provide a recommendation for the amount ... Roundup Ready varieties by 50 percent. Select varieties with good tolerance and/or high disease ... fewer well-managed acres would be greater than a larger acreage that is poorly managed. Evaluate soils ...

  7. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  8. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  9. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    3,300 (88.6) Briquettes [8, 20]* 350 (21.8) 6,400 (171.8) 6-30 (0.2-1.2) Dia.: 50-100 Length: 60-150 ... lower than coal or corn grain. They also have high moisture content which can accelerate degradation ... ft.) high, 0.45–1.2 m (1.5–4 ft.) wide and 0.9–2.4 m (3–8 ft.) long (Shah and Darr 2016; and ...

  10. Collaboration meeting between USDA-ARS and OSU

    https://fabe.osu.edu/node/10463

    200 (Wooster) Hongyoung Jeon    Application Technology Research Unit  USDA-ARS  Wednesday, August 2, 2023- 9:00am to 1:00pm ...

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