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

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

    contact with the produce prior to or during harvesting, and to prevent cross-contamination. Although ... used in commercial produce processing facilities, it is not recommended for home or foodservice use.  ... source Purchasable Form Purchasable Concentrations Cost Safety Chlorine Gas compressed liquid 100% free ...

  2. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    even have enough to use as gifts for family or friends. It’s easy, great fun and a very educational ... maples can’t be tapped for syrup. Good syrup can be made from red or silver maple, but it is more likely ... boxelder, which technically is a maple (it belongs to the maple genus), but boxelder sap should not normally ...

  3. Ground Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2102-10

    activity. It is just as effective to crush and remove the beetles or simply usher them back outside! Total ... structure. It is much better to use preventive practices than insecticides. Avoid chemical control if ... punctate. It is found in moist areas, under leaves, rocks, and logs in forests and lowlands. They feed on ...

  4. Growing Onions in the Garden

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

    HYG-1616 Agriculture and Natural Resources 07/20/2018 Sabrina Schirtzinger, Extension Educator, ... outside. One week before planting the onion plants you have grown indoors, gradually harden off the ... Laboratory” (HYG-1133) for more information on soil testing, lab selections, and procedures used in labs. It ...

  5. Freezing Meat, Poultry and Game

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5334

    Food Safety, Selection and Management, Family and Consumer Sciences Meat, poultry and wild game provide ... a healthy and nourishing food source, but in order to preserve quality, it is important that these products ... 40°F or lower to prevent spoilage. Then, freeze meat using proper freezer wrapping materials (be sure ...

  6. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    is on the federal and Ohio noxious weed lists making it unlawful to propagate, sell or transport. It ... has been included on these lists because of its ability to crowd out native plants and because of its ... giant hogweed plant can produce 20,000 seeds, allowing it to spread quickly when not managed. This ...

  7. Instructions for Tattooing Rabbits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-35

    outside of the ear. It is better to completely penetrate the ear than to apply too little pressure and end ... (numbers, letters, or both) Ink (Do not use paste. Thin art-type ink is the best option because it is easier ... prior to handling the ink (if desired), as it can temporarily stain hands.  Examine the location where ...

  8. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    AGF-503 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/26/2018 Alexander J. Lindsey, Assistant Professor, ... United States, it is referenced and traded on the basis of weight (tons or metric tons) throughout the ... inherent test weight. Two common causes of low test weights are: Grain is prevented from filling completely ...

  9. Pruning Erect Blackberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1431

    winter injuries. It is a good idea to wait until the full scope of winter injuries can be assessed. ... is the best time to prune blackberry plants? Since blackberry plants are not as cold hardy as our ... fruit crops, it is beneficial to conduct dormant pruning as late as possible. Late March or early April ...

  10. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    apothecia. As an apothecium matures, it becomes thicker and the cup opens to a bowl-like disc 1/8 to ½ inch ... masses of another type of spore (conidia), develop on the outside of the flower shuck. If the infected ... from infection. However, any type of injury to the fruit will provide entry points for brown rot ...

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