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  1. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    performed at a soil-testing lab. Most tests will measure pH and various nutrient levels. Also included will ... amounts of the nutrients plants need. A useful tool in the assessment of soil quality is a soil test ... tests are usually available as an option and measure the percentage of organic matter in the soil. In ...

  2. Canning Basics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5338

    Fahrenheit is not high enough to destroy botulinum bacteria. If botulinum bacteria survive and grow inside ... feet, boil foods 11 minutes. Food Acidity The acidity level, or pH, of foods determines whether they ... jellies made from fruit. (In pickling, the acid level is increased by adding lemon juice, citric acid or ...

  3. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-56

    soil conditions. Soil testing is highly recommended. See OSU Extension Fact Sheet F-58, Growing ... high value, it is sought after by many. The biggest potential problem any grower will face is the risk ... source. Current cost of stratified seed is between \$85 to \$150 per pound. Planting can be as simple as ...

  4. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    aluminum phosphate unavailable to the plant. While a soil test will provide the level of phosphorus, there ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ...

  5. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    differences in moisture content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having ... calibration curves for high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of ... level file directory named for the date it was created… 141119M7.cn1\... CLAAS CEBIS Quantimeter.dat ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5526

    below are approximations. 1 bushel = approximately 50 pounds  1 pound = 2 or 3 medium-sized pears ... color. For these varieties, use the Check-the-Neck test, where gentle thumb pressure is applied near the ... A medium-sized pear (3½ ounce) provides about 100 calories and 6 grams of fiber. Pears contain potassium, copper, ...

  8. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  9. Powdery Mildew of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-11

    mild weather during April and May. Mild temperatures, high relative humidity and dense stands of wheat ... growth, especially between the stem elongation and heading growth stages. However, in most years, wheat ... not require free water on the plant surfaces, but high relative humidity (near 100 percent) favors ...

  10. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    The main reason is that proliferation of weed species with high levels of resistance to the most ... perceived risks may not be as high as many people fear. 2,4-D and dicamba have, after all, been used on ... cure. We encourage open and frank communication between all parties. Spell out the risk. Inform your ...

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