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  1. Developing Goals for the Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-45

    statement steers the direction of the business, it tends to be rather abstract. Goals are more concrete and ... any operation may be challenging; however, the process should be enjoyable for those involved. If goal ... individual. Several people may share the same goal, but it is a goal for them individually. Personal goals ...

  2. Fungus Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2084-10

    insecticide, always READ THE LABEL and follow directions and safety precautions. This publication may contain ... aimlessly. Heavy populations may first show up trapped in bathtubs and sinks, or around lamps and TV sets. ... maturing to adults later. Sometimes, stored foods may become contaminated from cast skins and excreta. ...

  3. Making and Preserving BBQ and Hot Sauces

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5365

    these products certainly exist, they may not be appropriate for canning (see Food Safety Considerations, ... kinds of vinegar (e.g., apple cider, distilled white, etc.) may be used, but the concentration of acetic ... acid should be at least 5 percent. This information can be found on the vinegar label but may be listed ...

  4. Leather Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-09

    May, June and July can lead to severe losses in fruit yield and quality resulting from leather rot. ... berries, diseased areas may be dark brown or natural green outlined by a brown margin. As the rot spreads, ... difficult to detect on ripe fruit. On fully mature berries, infection may result in little color change or ...

  5. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    as large as a true head, but may be harvested as secondary heads. As shown in the figure below, the ... Optimal soil pH ranges from 6 to 6.5, which is slightly acidic. Broccoli may be grown at conditions ... Optimal temperatures for growth range from 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. High summertime temperatures may ...

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

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

    distances compared to the pollen produced by other members of the grass family. Pollen may remain viable ... drops below 40%. Corn plants typically shed pollen for 5 to 6 days, whereas a whole field may take 10 to ... distance any cross pollination was detected was 600 ft. These results suggest that 150 ft. may be ...

  7. What Schools Need to Know to Enhance School-Family Engagement within their Grandfamily Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hgy-5810

    help grandchildren by supporting grandparents in their efforts to raise grandchildren. Schools may be ... guidance may be a valuable resource for these caregivers.  Grandparents may need additional support to help ... privacy can convey a feeling of distance and may put families at arm’s length. In addition, school systems ...

  8. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    treat wastewater. These layers may transmit water too slowly or too rapidly to provide treatment. The ... The surface layers may be granular while underlying layers may be blocky or massive. Soil Saturation ...

  9. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    may still use the information included in this fact sheet as a guide. Suggested cold hardy cultivars ... mind that a large percentage of the fruits may not fully ripen at the end of the growing season. The ... protection, Brown Turkey may prove to be a challenge because fruits may not fully ripen until early October. ...

  10. Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8

    manure—may result in using a product that doesn’t really work. Even worse, it may give a false sense of ... clean and freshly made as directed by the manufacturer. Lastly, disinfectants must have sufficient ... Virkon™ S) 1% Follow label directions. Virkon™ S Sodium Carbonate (soda ash)* 4% Add 5.33 ounces of sodium ...

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