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  1. Household Water Use

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

    which is good news. Water use by families was steadily increasing since the 1950s reaching its peak in ... the late 1990s. The required use of low-flush toilets and the introduction of low-water using washing ... leaks remain a problem and have been found to increase water use by 9.5 gallons per household each day. ...

  2. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

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

    productivity and the market demand. A high tunnel is highly recommended to produce an earlier harvest and ... tunnel. Hardy figs produce more fruits, an earlier harvest and a longer harvest in a high tunnel ... ripening cycle, and unique pollination requirements. Brown Turkey and Hardy Chicago are the only two ...

  3. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    of the season is required to mature the fruit. Harvest usually takes place in late September and the ... to purchase dry pollens from commercial vendors as a way to increase kiwi yields. Refer to the fact ... Successful cropping of kiwifruit may require a long, frost-free growing season of about 220 days. The plants, ...

  4. Chow Line: Canning expected to be big this year amid COVID-19

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-canning-expected-be-big-year-amid-covid-19

    gardens this year. For example, online searches for “growing vegetables from scraps” increased 4,650% in ... decreased incomes, more time at home, and an increased sense of an unknown future have many people wanting ... of up to 300% increases in seed sales this spring. “As a result, we expect home food preservation to ...

  5. New CFAES groups assist Ohio food producers, consumers during pandemic

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-cfaes-groups-assist-ohio-food-producers-consumers-during-pandemic

    continuing to plant, harvest, and market food directly to the public allowing consumers to continue to access ... business, planting, and harvesting plans in response to radically shifted markets and public health concerns ... for worker and consumer safety.   To help these essential food producers as well as consumers, CFAES ...

  6. CFAP Direct Support sign up begins May 26

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/cfap-direct-support-sign-begins-may-26

    latest news bulletin here:    Sign up for USDA-CFAP Direct Support to Begin May 26, 2020.   The news ... bulletin provides details on: Eligibility requirements for producers Eligible commodities Payment ...

  7. Growing and Enjoying Lilacs in Central Ohio Webinar

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/growing-and-enjoying-lilacs-in-central-ohio-webinar

    Join us for a free webinar focused on growing and enjoying lilacs in Central Ohio.  Topics: Types ...

  8. $500,000 gift transforms Ohio State ATI’s engineering tech program and helps students in emergencies

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/500000-gift-transforms-ohio-state-ati%E2%80%99s-engineering-tech-program-and-helps-students-in

    Boone, PhD Boone.3@osu.edu 330-287-1212 Pablo Villa villa.36@osu.edu 614-247-7344 Faculty and Staff News ... Tips and Events Media Advisory College Events/Announcements CFAES News Team cfaesnews@osu.edu ...

  9. Chow Line: After the flood

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-after-the-flood

    Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The best way to avoid the potential for ... fruits Another safety rule of thumb is to throw away any food that has an unusual odor, color, or ... crystals or is at 40 degrees or below. Remember, when in doubt about the safety of the food item, throw it ...

  10. Chow Line: Questions on meat safety and supply amid COVID-19

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-questions-meat-safety-and-supply-amid-covid-19

    According to food safety and meat science experts, the risk of acquiring COVID-19 through the handling of ... their nose, mouth, or eyes, or through close contact such as a handshake. Traditional food safety ... be followed.  Because many consumers have similar questions as yours regarding meat safety—and meat ...

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