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  1. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    drinking water: Cool water should be available to county fair livestock at frequent intervals, especially ... building design, proper building management, and keeping plenty of cool, fresh water in front of animals ... buildings need good air exchange to keep the inside temperatures as close to outside temperatures as ...

  2. Parasites: Cryptosporidium parvum, Cyclospora, and Giardia lamblia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5577

    . Drink water from safe sources such as municipal water. Wash all raw fruits and vegetables under running ... vegetables. If camping/hiking and safe water is not available, boil water for 1 minute before drinking. When ... Avoiding water from unknown sources and safe handling of food will prevent infection from all three of ...

  3. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    used for gardening, horticulture, and agriculture (Hu 2020). How Does Composting Improve Soil Health? ... heavy clay soils to allow for better root penetration, improving the capacity to hold water and ... the first step toward improving plant health. How Does Composting Help the Environment? Yard trimmings ...

  4. Insect Collecting

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/insect-collecting/

    This how-to resource guides you through collecting insects, what to pin and what to point, ...

  5. 2021 August

    https://extension.osu.edu/extension-publishing/activity/2021-08-august

    A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad, by Scott Kenney How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites ... Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling How Much Chemical Product Do I Need to Add to My Sprayer ...

  6. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

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

    agricultural residues, and industrial and animal wastes, are suitable for HTC (Figure 1) [3]. Water acts as ... aqueous slurry (mainly water with a small fraction of organics and solids) are produced during HTC. The ... aqueous slurry is centrifuged or filtered to separate the process water and solids (wet cake). The wet ...

  7. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    frozen water, and possible frostbite. However, there are management strategies that will keep your flock ... Heated water bowls or containers help to keep water from freezing; however, be cautious as these devices ... safe during the winter. Winterizing your chicken coop and daily monitoring of your chickens will help ...

  8. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    structure. Travel distance may determine how stock come to the water source to drink. Studies have shown that ... when cattle graze less than 600 to 900 feet from water, the stock go to drink individually while ... individually to water, a tank that allows two to four percent of the animals to drink at one time and a flow ...

  9. Extension Today: Cooking with Apples and Pumpkins

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/extension-today-cooking-apples-and-pumpkins

    treats! To get started, you can roast your own pumpkin. Here's how! Preheat your oven to 400 degrees ... puree in the refrigerator up to five days or freeze it. Air frying apple slices – here’s how we did it! ...

  10. Food Preservation: Freezing Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5349

    boil for 1 minute. Add 1¾ cup water and cool.) To keep the fruit under liquid, follow directions for ... pit. Peel and slice if desired. If not peeled, heat in boiling water ½ minute to keep skins from ... and nutritive value changes. Freezing slows enzyme activity but does not stop it. You can prevent ...

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