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  1. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... consumed. High-risk crops should not be consumed Several crops present a higher food safety risk than ... floodwater with fruits and vegetables is by raising the soil level using raised beds. Beds should be 18 to 36 ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Asparagus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5508

    approximations. 1 pound of asparagus = 2–3 servings 1 crate of asparagus usually weighs between 28 and 32 pounds ... and vitamins A and C. Asparagus is low in fat and cholesterol. Storage  Asparagus is highly ... pieces. Toss all ingredients in a medium size bowl. For more information on preserving asparagus, go to ...

  3. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    respectively, at a low nitrogen fertilizer level (50 lb N per acre). At a high level of nitrogen (350 lb N per ... the duration of flooding and air/soil temperatures. Prior to the 6-leaf stage (when the growing point ... is near or at the soil surface), corn can survive only 2 to 4 days of flooded conditions. Once corn ...

  4. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Greens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5519

    are available in Ohio between April 15 and November 1. For information on the varieties of greens in ... disease. Greens are high in folate, potassium, iron, calcium, and fiber. Naturally low in calories, greens ... contain approximately five to 40 calories per cup. Kale, spinach, and turnip greens are high in lutein, ...

  5. Effectiveness of Turbodrop® and Turbo Teejet® Nozzles in Drift Reduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-524

    droplets smaller than 50, 100 and 150 microns. VMD is the most widely used parameter of droplet size. It is ... the volume contains droplets larger than VMD. Typically, a nozzle with a high VMD presents a low risk ... organism. Therefore, small-to-medium size droplets are desirable when applying insecticides and fungicides ...

  6. Fall Strip Tillage Systems: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-507

    4 inches high, which improves soil drainage and warming. By spring, it usually settles down to 1 to ... alternative to plowing. Benefits of strip tillage soil conservation –undisturbed residue between corn rows ... the field should be flat. It is important not to apply nitrogen in the fall to soils above 50°F as ...

  7. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    inside temperature, humidity, and airflow at comfortable levels. However, county fair buildings are ... possible between livestock buildings on fairgrounds can help prevent heat from building up. Older buildings ... openings, and spacings between buildings (Iowa State University 1989). The guidelines in this handbook can ...

  8. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    example of typical soil test levels in Ohio (in ppm). We can calculate the collective charge each cation ... by the soil test levels. For calcium, a soil test level of 2000 ppm, divided by 200 equals 10.0 ... (ppm) to meq/100 g soil for base and acid cations to determine CEC. Base Cation Soil test level (ppm ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... with a longer and drier growing season. The soil organic matter content may decline, increasing risks ... breakdown of soil aggregates accelerates erosion. A soil with high organic matter is more productive than ...

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