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  1. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    application applied four weeks before harvest. Periods of high rainfall or continual irrigation may increase ... onions require 11 to 12 hours of light, intermediate onions require 13 to 14 hours of daylight and ... long-day onions require 16 or more hours of daylight. Long-day and intermediate-day onions grow the best in ...

  2. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    garden since they produce fruits very quickly and require a relatively small amount of space. Each plant ... second in early fall. The day-neutral plants are capable of producing fruit throughout most of the ... type while other two types can extend the harvest season. Cultivar Selection Home fruit growers have ...

  3. Crop Estimation of Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1434-11

    for wine making is increasingly tied to a clear and accurate knowledge of vineyard conditions, which ... States. In addition, climate change (such as increased heat accumulation and rainy events) is predicted to ... increase this variability. Therefore, future economic survival and success of grape and wine industries are ...

  4. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    61: 1305-1311. Grubinger, Vern. 2008. Post-Harvest Washing of Fresh Produce to Reduce Food Safety ... Following harvest, leafy green vegetables are treated with sanitizers to reduce bacteria that have come in ... contact with the produce prior to or during harvesting, and to prevent cross-contamination. Although ...

  5. Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-41

    spring, rains in late summer, and low temperatures in early fall. Symptoms Sooty Blotch Brown to dull ... require free water on the fruit surface to infect. Sooty Blotch The “sooty blotch” or “smudge” appearance ... early June until fall. The fungus first affects apple twigs, then secondary colonies are initiated on ...

  6. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    transport a given weight of grain, thus increasing storage and transport costs. Different grades of each ... corn and more common small grains can be seen in Table 1. Table 1. USDA Test Weight Grade Requirements ... (precocious germination) before harvesting. During germination, oil, starch, and protein are digested to ...

  7. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    years. As a group, they can bloom from May through fall and have features that garner interest into early ... plant maintenance needs, and site requirements. Gardeners will also be able to compare the different ... were formed the year before, usually in August. If these cultivars are pruned or cut down in the fall ...

  8. Current Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/current-master-gardeners

      News The  Bee Short Course  for Community Scientists starts this month, a free webinar series!  ...     Additional Continuing Education Programs All programs will require pre-registration State OSUE MGV   Lunch ... and Learn and Happy Hour Webinar Series: Fall/Winter/Spring 2020-2021 The Cincinnati Zoo & ...

  9. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

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

    garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... success and earlier harvest by using pepper transplants over direct seeding. Choose transplants with ... them to outdoor climates. Place the plants outdoors in the sun for a few hours each day, increasing ...

  10. Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

    document, and report. Also, some grants are considered income on which taxes are paid. Grants require ... funded.  Many grant programs require matching dollars or labor. The odds of some proposals may improve with ... requires cost share for some farm programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). USDA ...

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