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  1. Billbugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2502-12

    zoysiagrass. Billbug damage may resemble drought stress, and therefore, often escapes detection which can ... may be mistaken for white grub larvae. However, white grubs have three pair of legs, and are more ... late-April to mid-May when the soil surface temperatures rise above 60°F. The adults wander in search of ...

  2. Excellence in Community Development Award Nominations due by Oct. 15

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-3-2021/excellence-community-development-award-nominations-due

    form. The award is funded through the Extension CD Endowment. Direct any questions to David Civittolo, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    AEX-594 Agriculture and Natural Resources 11/27/2017 S. Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, State ... face from a direct blast of ammonia. Never wear contact lenses when handling anhydrous ammonia, since ... hose). Tank Condition —Prevent corrosion and excessive pressure buildup from direct sunlight by keeping ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    temperature in the core of the jar. This may also impact product quality; the non-vegetable starches may break ... down during processing, and the dairy ingredients may separate or curdle. Do not add these ingredients ... the Canning Basics fact sheet (HYG-5338) for step-by-step directions for pressure canning. If you ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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