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  1. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  2. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the appropriate nozzle size Once ...

  3. Spring Lawn Care

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/spring-lawn-care

    faculty and staff in the turfgrass science program throughout the year. Why should I test my soil  –  and ... for what?  Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. Testing is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  4. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2012

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-11-12

    $6.80 Soil Testing / Sample $10.00 $11.70 $9.50 Grid Soil Sampling / Acre $8.00 $13.00 $3.00 Machinery ... (extension.iastate.edu/agdm/crops/html/a3-29.html)   Average High Low Soil Preparation Stalk Chopper / Acre $10.40 $12.60 $8.30 Moldboard Plow /Acre ... family relationships between the parties or due to the fact that custom providers may see an increased ...

  5. The Status and Changing Face of Ohio Agriculture: Summary of Ohio Farm Trends 1997-2017

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/the-status-and-changing-face-of-ohio-agriculture-summary-of-ohio-farm-trends-1997-2017/

    study estimated that Ohio’s combined food and agriculture sectors generated almost $50 billion in gross ... rapid change for farmers in Ohio. This report summarizes state-level trends in farm numbers, farm sales, ... land use, workforce characteristics, and economic performance between 1997 and 2017. Because Ohio ...

  6. The Status and Changing Face of Ohio Agriculture: Summary of Ohio Farm Trends 1997-2017 (PDF)

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/the-status-and-changing-face-of-ohio-agriculture-summary-of-ohio-farm-trends-1997-2017-pdf/

    study estimated that Ohio’s combined food and agriculture sectors generated almost $50 billion in gross ... rapid change for farmers in Ohio. This report summarizes state-level trends in farm numbers, farm sales, ... land use, workforce characteristics, and economic performance between 1997 and 2017. Because Ohio ...

  7. Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5567-11

    environmental conditions, can transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the ... severe symptoms depending on the dose of toxin that they consume. Infants are particularly at risk. How ... can botulism be prevented? There are very few cases of botulism each year. The death rate is high if ...

  8. Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use Oats/Radish  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-85

    rate between 30–50 pounds of actual N per acre. Extra nitrogen is needed in the spring to decompose the ... Soil Health Services, Jenera, Ohio This publication is intended to provide a starting point for farmers ... a reputable seed dealer. Note that this means the seed has been cleaned and has a certified lab-tested ...

  9. Palmer Amaranth: What It Is and What to Do Now

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-73

    and similar areas for the presence of Palmer. For any intended seedings of this type, ODA will test ... drop off). Contact ODA for information: 614-728-6410. Seed can also be tested for a fee by the ... (uprooted) or cut off just below soil and removed from field, and then burned or buried at least a foot deep ...

  10. Department of Extension Peer Evaluation of Teaching

    https://extension.osu.edu/policy-and-procedures-handbook/vi-promotion-and-tenure/department-extension-peer-evaluation-teaching

    letter format. Peers should be selected who possess a level of expertise needed to provide constructive ... and useful evaluative feedback on teaching (i.e. higher level of expertise as evidenced by additional ...

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