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  1. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    structure. Travel distance may determine how stock come to the water source to drink. Studies have shown that ... water level control and/or an overflow should be provided in all tanks. Overflow pipe may range in size ... a desirable direction for release to reduce erosion or creating a wet spot in the field. The top of the ...

  2. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    cover the added direct costs for machinery, fuel, and labor. Typically, soybeans are no-tilled into corn ... correlate directly with nitrogen use efficiency (30 to 40 percent) and the two are directly related to each ... stored in the organic form. Nitrogen use efficiency for corn is directly related to the amount of soil ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Home Preservation of Fish

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5351

    fish. A vacuum sealer may be used to seal individual fillets of fish. After vacuum sealing, store in the ... cause botulism. Fish that has been frozen may be safely canned. Thaw fish in the refrigerator and ... product. Canning Fresh Fish (Except Tuna) The following canning directions apply to fresh fish such as blue ...

  6. Nurturant Grandfathering: Mentoring Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5802

    working toward their developmental potential and may become stagnate and self-absorbed (Erikson 1982). ... Grandfathers may not always be successful in passing on skills and knowledge. Indeed, some grandchildren may ... not be interested in learning from their grandfathers. If learning is accomplished, grandchildren may ...

  7. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ... selection may be determined by transplant or seed availability. However, peppers come in a variety of ... species may rate differently on the Scoville scale. However, some of our hottest peppers such as ...

  8. Food Preservation: Freezing Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5349

    thawed fruits will be limp or mushy and may discolor.   Directions for Freezing Fruit Wash and sort ... Choose fully ripe but firm fruit. Under-ripe fruits may be bitter. Freeze soft, very ripe fruits as ... Leave ½ to 1 inch of headspace for expansion in rigid containers. Whole berries and cut fruit pieces may ...

  9. Demonstrations for 4-H Members

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-46

    demonstration may be confusing to the audience. Even though, in some demonstrations, the entire process is not ... shown directly to the audience, each step should be clearly explained. You should understand and be able ... to explain everything you do or show in your presentation. It may be necessary to have materials ...

  10. Optimizing Field Traffic Patterns to Improve Machinery Efficiency: Path Planning Using Guidance Lines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5531

    subjective selection by the machine operator may not represent the optimum paths to maximize machinery or ... directly correlated to the field traffic pattern and more particularly to the ratio between the length of ... or optimum AB lines: Field size and shape Terrain, in particular slope, that may influence crop row ...

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