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  1. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

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

    Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University Extension A. Kleinschmidt and H. Kneen, ... Ohio State University Extension T. Kline, Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ...

  2. Making Fermented Dill Pickles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5342

    cucumbers in fresh water for 1 hour. Repeat the rinsing and soaking steps two more times. To further improve ... definitely improves pickle firmness. Food-grade lime may be used as a lime-water solution for soaking fresh ... salt ¼ cup vinegar (5 percent) 8 cups water One or more of the following optional ingredients: 2 cloves ...

  3. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    sale. Some of the primary benefits from cover crops include: 1. Soil quality improvements —Soil tilth is ... improved whenever a plant establishes roots and grows into compacted areas. Water infiltration is improved ... as well. When a field lays fallow for a period of time, the surface tends to seal and water will run ...

  4. Soil Quality Test Kit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4

    Resources 08/29/2022 Rafiq Islam, Ph.D., Soil Quality Specialist, The Ohio State University, South Centers, ... Piketon, Ohio Alan Sundermeier, Ohio State University Extension, Wood County There is a need for farmers ... Livestock Farm Management sustainable agriculture soil quality soil testing soil quality test kit ...

  5. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    investment. Several resources are available from Penn State Extension farm management, and provide information ... Program, Beginner Farm Loan Program, as well as Environmental Quality Incentive Programs (EQIP). A listing ... quality and discharge volume. Because deep-well irrigation water may have high alkaline levels, ...

  6. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    journals.lww.com/soilsci/Fulltext/2001/12000/PHOSPHORUS_TRANSPORT_INTO_SUBSURFACE_DRAINS_BY.4.aspx. Hoorman, James J. 2004. "Ohio Liquid Manure Violation Water Quality Data."  Ohio Journal ... ANR-21 Agriculture and Natural Resources 10/29/2009 James J. Hoorman, Water Quality ... kneading. Free water can be squeezed out. Puddles: free water forms on surface Ohio-NRCS Conservation ...

  7. Be Aware of Heat Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79011

    every two hours, and drink one liter of water every one to two hours. If possible, carry water to the ... Safety Training: Heat Stress. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Extension, n.d. ... Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.11 Agriculture and Natural Resources ...

  8. Depreciation of Farm Drainage Tile

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/OAM-1

    Assistant Professor Agriculture is one of Ohio's largest industries. Because much of the state is ... farm equipment in the spring and fall. Improved drainage has been found to reduce water runoff, peak ...   Summary Landowners install farm drainage tile because doing so helps remove excess soil water, improve ...

  9. Food Preservation: Freezing Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5333

    counting blanching time as soon as the water returns to a boil. Steam Blanch Place one layer of vegetables ... wash vegetables thoroughly in cold water. Drain and rinse several times. Lift vegetables from water to ... frequently, or use cold running water or ice water. Blanching is important for top-quality frozen vegetables. ...

  10. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    fossil fuel emissions, it also improves quality of soil and water resources, enhances agronomic ... disturbance, conserve soil and water, improve soil structure, and enhance soil fauna activity. Continuous ... Water erosion, the major issue in Ohio, and wind erosion, as exemplified by the Dust Bowl in the Plains, ...

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