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  1. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-423

    Medium 3,300–50,000 people Large More than 50,000 people Public water systems are also classified into ... high quality drinking water to homes and businesses is a priority in Ohio and the nation. To accomplish ... certified to operate systems serving more than 250 people. Test drinking water and report results to Ohio ...

  2. Salmonella in Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-62

    signal detected. Purple/blue: low intensity signal; Green/yellow: medium intensity signal; Red: high ... between 60 to 65 degrees Celsius. This technique is very sensitive, however, the level of detection varies ... Further, due to the asymptomatic nature of the interaction between Salmonella and tomato plants and fruits, ...

  3. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0114

    ector-tool/. Identification Blue-green leaves Hairs on leaf sheath, unlike wheat Small- to medium ... establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...

  4. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  5. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    the result of a high-quality compost process. When applied to substrates, these products are degraded ... influence nutrient availability. In fact, temperature and water availability are crucial: soils that are too ... levels above acceptable levels making electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring very important. Numerous ...

  6. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Moth: The Sphinx Moths of Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0094

    mostly black with a little green on the underside of their body. Their horn color can vary between ...

  7. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

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

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  8. Modified Relay Intercropping

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-504

    application should be based on a soil test. Soil pH should be between 6 and 7. Calculate the row spacing ... yield at high levels at wider row spacings.   It should be noted that the wheat plant is very ... wheat varieties have been tested with most high-performing wheat able to be interseeded. Wheat variety ...

  9. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    crops by applying simple protection from cold temperatures. Structures classified as ‘high tunnels’ are ... production season. Because of relatively high market prices for locally grown, fresh vegetables and fruits in ... winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ...

  10. Grain Quality Attributes of TopCross® High Oil, High Lysine, Waxy, and Conventional Yellow Dent Corns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-137-99

    Field tests were conducted in 1997 to compare the grain quality and agronomic performance of high oil ... acid levels were greater and linoleic and linolenic acid levels lower in TopCross high oil grain than ... differed among corn types. Lysine levels were greatest in the high lysine corn (0.33-0.37%) followed by the ...

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