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  1. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    popularity with exhibitors of smaller animals. This increase in electrical usage can easily overload the ... fall, winter, and spring. But they are less effective in the summer due to the small temperature ... can pose a safety concern for fairgoers and exhibitors. Safety should always be considered before ...

  2. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    Woven Wire Bin One easy-to-make, economical container requires only a length of  woven wire fencing. ... construction. Wire mesh can be substituted for wooden sides to increase air flow. Turning Bins Turning bins are ... be composted in open heaps. Bins are  not required. When food wastes are added, however, the compost  ...

  3. Endowed Chair in Food Science Created

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/endowed-chair-food-science-created

    scientists focused on a three-pronged approach to food safety: research to promote food safety; outreach in ... His research focuses on improving human health through combating emerging foodborne pathogens and ... making the best use of beneficial microorganisms. This research also improves food safety through ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    outbreaks. Turfgrass seed is harvested in the summer and tested in the fall and winter. This seed is usually ... susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass cultivars with resistance to diseases ... certain requirements of seed labeling that must be followed by all seed packaging companies. By law, all ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    well-suited for growing rhubarb. This crop requires winter temperatures below 40° F to break dormancy and ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... known as ornamental rhubarb, is not edible. Site Requirements  Rhubarb will grow and produce in most ...

  6. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte imbalances, and ...

  7. CROP ALERT AND YARD ALERT! IT’S ARMYWORM by Trevor Corboy

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/crop-alert-and-yard-alert-it%E2%80%99s-armyworm-trevor-corboy

    fields across Ohio. Upon collection of larvae for identification, it was easily IDed as the fall ... armyworm. The fall armyworm and a close relative, the yellow striped armyworm do not overwinter in Ohio, ... a couple of more weeks. Thus, if you have a yard or crop field suffering from fall armyworm activity, you ...

  8. August 2021 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/august-2021-highlights

    expert in the area of food safety. The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the ... welcomed everyone back to campus this month for the start of fall semester including 29 new undergraduate ... associated equipment used to ensure the safety of manufactured foods. Dr. Devin Peterson and PhD student ...

  9. Bazler Chair in Food Science

    https://fst.osu.edu/home/slides/bazler-chair-food-science

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/endowed-chair-food-science-created_blank Image Slide Gray Marquee ...

  10. Fall Armyworm Information

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/fall-armyworm-information

    Fall armyworms have arrived and are marching strong. Multiple generations of fall armyworms occur ... control than larger ones. Fall armyworms are notorious for having a broad host range, and you may find ... bermudagrass. Two distinct features identify fall armyworms. The head has light markings that form an ...

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