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  1. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    Water Know the source and quality of your water. Water can be contaminated with foodborne pathogens and ... reduced. City water, which is treated to meet state and federal drinking water standards (potable water ... testing laboratories in Ohio. Well water must also meet drinking water standards.  Collecting rainwater is ...

  2. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    Quality/Grants, Extension Educator, Ohio State University Extension Rafiq Islam, Soil and Water Specialist, Ohio ... improve soil quality, and increase farm profitability. Acknowledgments This fact sheet was produced in ... sare.org/Learning-Center/Books/Building-Soils-for-Better-Crops-3rd-Edition. Related OSU Extension Fact Sheets Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality ...

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

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

    Bumgarner, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research ... during the completion of a project supported by The Ohio State University/OARDC/OSU Extension, the ... farmers. With this support, the Ohio State University Vegetable Production Systems Laboratory obtained ...

  4. Composting at Home

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

    Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Miami County Original author 1999: ... Frederick C. Michel, Jr., Professor, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Ohio State University ... Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Original author 1999: Harry A. J. Hoitink, Emeritus, Food, ...

  5. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0042

    Educator, Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson and Harrison Counties Marc Amante, Agricultural and ... Professor of Silviculture and Extension Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Kaylee Toland, Program ... Assistant, Ohio State University Extension, Harrison County Original Author (1991): Stephen M. Bratkovich, ...

  6. Scoring Cows Can Improve Profits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-54

    higher quality feedstuffs for thin cows and lower quality for fat cows to improve feed resource ... information about scoring cows and other reproductive health information is available at the Ohio State ... Scoring Cows Can Improve Profits, by David A. Mangione, Associate Professor Emeritus, Bulletin L-292, Ohio ...

  7. Household Water Use

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-420

    Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ohio State University Extension Household water use is on the decline, ... which is good news. Water use by families was steadily increasing since the 1950s reaching its peak in ... . Table 1. Changes in toilet water use over time.   Toilet  (gallons per flush) Before 1950 7.0 1950- 1980 ...

  8. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    Research Associate, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University Gary Gao, ... Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, OSU South Centers, The Ohio State University Robert W. Mullen, ... Natural Resources, The Ohio State University Maurice E. Watson, Soil Fertility Extension Specialist ...

  9. Port Authorities as an Economic Development Tool for Local Government

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1567

    operating in the state with seven of those being recreational only (designed to help improve the quality of ... and Extension Field Specialist, Community Economics, Community Development, Ohio State University ... Extension Gwynn Stewart, MS, Extension Educator, Community Development, Ohio State University Extension, ...

  10. Canning Meat, Poultry, and Game

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5330

    broth, tomato juice or water, leaving one inch of headspace. If desired, add 2 teaspoons of salt per ... freeze at zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower until canning time. Handle meat rapidly and keep everything ... safety. See Tables 1, 2 and 3 for processing times for all meat types and stock. Meat can be packed either ...

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