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  1. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    relatively straightforward to measure and are readily available. However, few people appear to be familiar ... with values that would be "typical" for their crop. Reference values are available in ... certain fruiting crops (i.e., cantaloupe, watermelon) soluble solids levels obtained with an approved ...

  2. Safely Starting and Stopping a Tractor for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892266

    tractor. Lock the brake pedals together when driving. About These Modules The author team for the training ...

  3. Fundamentals of energy analysis for crop production agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6621

    production and consumption. In: Global considerations on energy in agri-food systems. Available at: ...

  4. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    measuring? The worms we are most concerned about are in the roundworm family and live in the stomach and ... a couple of weeks, their egg production increases. Depending on the level of pasture contamination, FECs ... larvae-free) on August 30. Their average FECs were about 600 epg. On September 14, the FECs for both groups ...

  5. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    gravity, it drifts to the earth quickly (about 1 foot/second) and normally travels relatively short ... the pollen samples collected about 3 feet from the pollen source (Burris, 2002). The number of ... sampling site—up to 46% outcrossing about 3 ft. from the edge of the test plots containing blue corn. Cross ...

  6. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

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

    use living plant tissue if available.  Rhizoctonia solani  is classified in the group of ... available. Most creeping bentgrass cultivars are susceptible to brown patch. Colonial bentgrass is very ... Increase light penetration and air circulation to reduce the level of free water and humidity on turfgrass. ...

  7. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    2003). It is a colorless gas and has a sharp, pungent odor that people can smell at about 5 to 18 ppm ... industry sectors, dairy and beef cattle production contributes about 54% of total ammonia emissions to the ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ...

  8. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    Blissus are very similar in form and an expert is needed to separate species and subspecies. Eggs The eggs ... and is about 0.9 mm long. The second through fourth instars continue to have this same general color ... darker black spots and the total body length is about 3 mm. Adults The adults are approximately 3.5 mm ...

  9. Slugs on Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-20

    in the north. Juvenile slugs begin noticeable feeding about 1–2 weeks after hatching, with ... Newly hatched slugs Although there are no thresholds available on either crop, knowing the stage and ... the size of BBs (fig. 2). Again, no information is available as to the number of eggs that would be ...

  10. Nurturant Grandfathering: Spiritual Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5803

    grandchildren about important things in their lives. Be available to listen, without giving unsolicited advice, ... about difficulties with parents or siblings, complaints about the stresses and strains of life, and ... exclamations about the challenges of school and work. A grandfather may also be a source of comfort and ...

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