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  1. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    nutritious food options in school, it supports local agriculture economies, while connecting them to the ... https://www.fns.usda.gov/news-item/usda-0158.21 Green Umbrella OSU EXTENSION 4-H Youth Development Gorman Heritage Farm Civic Garden Center ...

  2. Canning Tomatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5336

    canned tomatoes can be prepared in a ready-to-use, crushed format, or they may be left whole or halved. ... Whole or halved tomatoes may be canned by covering with water or tomato juice; they may also be canned ... directly to the jars before filling with tomatoes. If desired, add up to 1 tablespoon of sugar per quart to ...

  3. Powdery Mildew of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-37

    surface has a powdery, white to gray coating (Figure 2). The patches may remain limited throughout most of ... the season. Severely affected leaves may curl upward during hot, dry weather. Expanding leaves that ... are infected may become distorted and stunted. On young shoots, infections are more likely to be ...

  4. Economic Implications of Anaerobic Digestion for Bioenergy Production and Waste Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6611

    and carbon dioxide (CO 2), which can be either burned directly for heat and power generation, or ... is burned directly in stoves and lamps. However, in larger plants, biogas needs to be dried, and ... biomass directly. Generates a nutrient-rich fertilizer that can be land-applied for agronomic benefits, ...

  5. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

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

    branches, creating pockets in the branch. Each pocket may contain 20–28 eggs. Eggs are elongate and pearly ... white in color. The female continues laying eggs in rows along the branch. She may lay from 400 to 600 ... feeding on plant roots. During the spring of an emergence year, periodical cicada nymphs may build mud ...

  6. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

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

    yield map data for post-harvest analyses or supporting crop management decisions based on your yield ... monitor and its components. Information provided by your dealer or manufacturer through on-site support ... through your manufacturer's website or by contacting technical support. Check all cables, ...

  7. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    feet” may be suffering from Phytophthora root rot. Symptoms include a general lack of vigor and a sparse ... plant stand. Apparently healthy canes may suddenly decline and collapse during the late spring or ... summer. In such cases, leaves may initially take on a yellow, red or orange color or may begin scorching ...

  8. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Lacewings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-72

    Brown lacewings, however, may provide valuable pest management services as larvae and adults.  Photo ... credit: Eric C. Matthews. Debris-carrying larvae may use plant material, prey remnants or waxy secretions ... larvae may be “naked” or “debris-carrying.” Debris-carrying larvae cover themselves with material such as ...

  9. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    (EMI). These types of sensors do not directly make contact or penetrate the soil surface. The instrument ... a higher conductivity, directly influencing yield potential. This is why clay generally has a higher ... 1999). Temperature – Soil temperature can directly affect EC measurements but mainly around or below ...

  10. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    directions on the chemical container label tell a user which application rates give the best results. ... calibrated correctly. If the sprayer is not accurately calibrated, too little or too much chemical may be ... walking speed. If needed, adjustments in spray pressure can also be done, but it may take larger changes ...

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