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  1. Food Preservation: Freezing Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5333

         Small      Medium Cook until tender. 25–30 45–50 Remove all but 2 inches of top. Wash thoroughly. Cook, ... microwave blanch and risk low-quality vegetables should work with small quantities and follow directions ... Blanching time (in minutes) Preparation Boiling water Steam Asparagus      Small stalk      Medium stalk ...

  2. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    horticultural operations. The fungus penetrates through the stomata of new needles, which are highly susceptible ... and wet weather in the spring followed by drought or dry soil conditions during the rest of the year. ... soil, soil nutrient analysis by a reputable lab may be warranted. Building organic soil fertility with ...

  3. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    States. The disease is most destructive in heavy clay soils that are saturated with water during cool ... weather when the fungus is most active. The red stele fungus can survive in soil for up to 13 years or ... fungus is not a natural inhabitant of most agricultural soils but probably is introduced on nursery stock ...

  4. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ... Incorporation Bare Soil 40 50 75 90 No Incorporation Standing Crop 20 25 40 50 1 day Bare Soil 10 15 25 50 2 day ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ...

  5. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    highly accurate in predicting plant biomass. By utilizing biomass produced per day, yield levels of ... Fast and accurate soil test tool. Lab results come in 5–7 days, aerial imagery of your field, test as ... and controller files.  * Pay to have soil tests sent to Midwest Laboratories. Cost: Free Account ...

  6. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  7. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    primarily on the nutrient needs of the crop, the soil nutrient levels, and the nutrient content of the ... shavings) are put on soil the microorganisms in the soil start to break them down. Unfortunately, these wood ... nitrogen in the soil and they collect it more efficiently than plants do. In fact, they do it so well that ...

  8. Joint Economic Development Districts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1560

    a JEDD? A JEDD is a special-purpose territorial district created by contract between municipal ... entertainment district within a JEDD How Does a JEDD Work? Consider the following scenario: a municipality does ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  10. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

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