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  1. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    and 6 feet between rows, in order to maximize the space usage in the high tunnel. Our experience ... the ground when temperatures are 20°F or below. In an effort to test how hardy figs will perform in ... Ohio, two demonstration plantings (one in the open field and one in a high tunnel) of several hardy fig ...

  2. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil.  Soil is an excellent ... medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system.  The system designer ... uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ...

  3. Food Product Development

    https://fst.osu.edu/courses/fdscte-5720

    testing, development of prototypes, process optimization and consumer testing. Prereq: 2400, and Sr ...

  4. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    time ranging from 0.5 to 8 hours [1,2]. The major advantage of HTC over other high temperature ... a good medium for heat transfer in HTC, but if variability in the feedstock particle size is too large ... compounds). These reactions occur under high temperature and pressure and play a vital role in lowering the ...

  5. Staphylococcus aureus: A Problem When Food Is Left Out Too Long

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5564-11

    aureus are present in the nasal passages, the throat, and on the hair and skin of 50% or more of healthy ... reproduce at temperatures from 50 degrees F to 120 degrees F, with the most rapid growth occurring near body ... remains. Re-heating foods, even at high temperatures, that have been contaminated with toxins will NOT make ...

  6. Corn Yield Response to Damage from Strong Storms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ac-1054

    more than 50%, and sometimes as high as 70%, to decrease oil content. Grain oil content was reduced as ... leaves that are up to 40–50% exposed. This coincides with the leaf tip becoming more horizontal. The ... defoliation levels, and induced root lodging) and from observations after natural events (root lodging and ...

  7. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

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

    to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on the sensitivity of each fruit and vegetable crop. ... are low in fat, high in fiber, and include at least five servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables ... can protect against many types of cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is ...

  8. Developing a Farm Digital Strategy 2 – Precision Technology and Data Generation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-556

    vegetation index (NDVI). NDVI is a numerical indicator that is useful for distinguishing vegetation from soil ... represents data compiled at the field level that is related to agronomy-based information. Types of this data ... include hybrid (or variety), planted population (as shown in Figure 2), yield, soil type, soil texture, ...

  9. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    fine fescues. Lawns with 50 percent or more bluegrass are the most likely to be attacked. In general, ... perennial ryegrasses, fine fescues, and tall fescues with endophytes are highly resistant to this pest. ... reduce hairy chinch bug populations to below damaging levels. An egg parasitoid (Eumicrosoma beneficum) ...

  10. Household Well Water Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-314

    issue, in addition to the annual tests, check the level of the metals listed below before purchasing ... corrosive water: lead copper pH corrosion index hardness Testing for Suspected Contamination Testing ... the owner is responsible for water testing and treatment. While water tests are not required, to ...

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