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  1. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    granulated powder 65 or 68% free active chlorine high capital, high operation hazardous due to higher percent ... chlorine Sodium Hypochlorite water-based formulation 5 to 15% free active chlorine high capital, high ... operation low level safety concerns The cost of each sanitizer varies due to the active chlorine ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    water is recommended. Have your soil tested for nutrients (macro and micro), pH and heavy metals such as ... and for determining the use of soil amendments. The fact sheet “Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens” (HYG-1132) provides detailed information on soil tests ...

  4. Plant Forage Stands as Soon as Feasible

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/plant-forage-stands-soon-feasible

    test levels are not present, or you don’t even have a recent soil test, we recommend making corrective ... Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 CEC or 120 ppm on all other soils. If these soil ...

  5. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  6. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient levels. If the soil pH is ... tomato plants in raised beds that are filled with high quality top soil (Figure 3). A good raised bed ... 6.5 to 6.8. It is a good idea to have your soil tested by a reputable testing lab (Figure 4). Refer to ...

  7. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-23/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    high pH or high organic matter (muck), especially if soils are droughty. In dry soil, manganese is ... groups. This will minimize the risk of developing fungicide resistance by the pathogen. For example, ... will tank-mix a foliar insecticide. Over the past several years, we’ve tested foliar insecticide in 28 ...

  8. Effect of Major Variables on Drift Distances of Spray Droplets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525

    F; Relative Humidity = 60%). Water droplets with 50 micron diameter and smaller are highly ... wind velocity. At low temperature (55 degrees F) and high relative humidity (80%), 50 micron diameter ... 65 4.58 4.57 4.56 4.54 4.50 150 75 4.78 4.78 4.72 4.72 4.66 150 85 4.76 4.73 4.70 4.64 4.58 200 55 ...

  9. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  10. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... several mycotoxins, including deoxynivalenol (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of ... Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Figure 1. ...

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