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  1. Thinking Inside the Box – First Tri-State CSA Conference to be Held Oct. 24-25

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-3-2021/thinking-inside-box-%E2%80%93-first-tri-state-csa-conference-be

    basis throughout the growing season. Learn from industry leaders how to help make CSAs more successful. ...

  2. Live Healthy Live Well Fall Challenge – Sign up by Sept. 15 to Offer the Challenge Locally

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-3-2021/live-healthy-live-well-fall-challenge-%E2%80%93-sign-sept-15

    November and December 2021. Topics will include: mental and physical benefits of play; brain health; how ...

  3. Submit a Fun Annual Conference Virtual Engagement Idea by Sept. 17 – Win Free Conference Registration

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-3-2021/submit-fun-annual-conference-virtual-engagement-idea-sept

    a free conference registration! The committee is seeking ideas about how to make virtual conferences fun ...

  4. Asian Tiger Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-87

    is an important pest in Ohio.  Figure 1: Adult female Asian tiger mosquito on water. Notice the ... tiger mosquitoes do not lay eggs directly in water like many other mosquito species. Instead, eggs are ... laid on the sides of or near water-holding containers. These mosquitoes also do not lay their eggs in ...

  5. Dr. Islam presents information for a field day in Ukraine

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/dr-islam-presents-information-for-field-day-in-ukraine

    Recently Dr. Islam, Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources Program Director, gave a talk via Zoom at ... harvest. After visiting a testing site to study water and nutritious modes of the garden for growing corn ... the Day of the Field to the event, expert on No-Till technology, protection and water management,  Dr. ...

  6. Tree Pruning and Ladder Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892282

    information below on safe practices for tripod, closed top, extension, and straight ladders. Demonstrate how ... straight ladders can be safe for tree pruning with optional equipment: Steel spikes to keep the base from ... Natural Resources 06/11/2018 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: Use safe procedures for ...

  7. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    because of its large fruit size, superior keeping quality (up to six months), and fine flavor. There are ... from the female plants. Strong wind during bloom can be very helpful in improving fruit set. Even with ... containers must be protected during the winter to prevent the roots from freezing. Water the plants ...

  8. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    walking speed is essential to keeping the application rate relatively uniform throughout the operation. ... pressure is also essential both for keeping the application rate and the droplet size uniform during the ...       Maintaining the optimum spraying distance between the nozzle and the target. It is more difficult to keep ...

  9. Quick-Process Pickles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5345

    Processing Method Use of a lower temperature water bath may also keep pickles crisp. Pack the ... 10 minutes. Keep the jars in the hot water until they are used to prevent the jars from breaking when ... cucumbers, water and vinegar. Selection Select firm cucumbers. Always use a variety recommended for pickling. ...

  10. Making and Preserving Sauerkraut

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5364

    appropriate. Prior to fermentation, containers should be washed with warm water and soap. Clean containers made ... leaves and rinse in cold, clean water to remove soil or debris. Cut the head of cabbage into pieces and ... cover the cabbage, make a salt brine with 1 quart of water and 1½ tablespoons of canning salt. Pickling ...

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