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  1. GAPs Training Webinar

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/gaps-training-webinar-3

    to reduce food safety hazards and the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Participants will ... equate to being GAPs certified. The event is hosted by The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team and OSU ...

  2. The Value of Community Strategic Plans in Corporate Location Decision-Making

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1578

    decisions that follow a vision. It also creates a path for planning and increases options for influencing ... improvements. This process is similar to community stakeholders who examine ways of increasing economic gains ... (Morse, 1990).   A BRE program requires annual visits to offer businesses the necessary support to ...

  3. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... over the years require even more attention to efficiency, efficacy, and safety. Although each crop ... requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ...

  4. 4-H Youth Development

    https://washington.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development

    hands-on activities. All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences which stimulate ... collaboration while increasing their knowledge in math, science, technology and a variety of other topics. 4-H ... camps, in-school and after-school activities, and summer programs. They increase their self-confidence ...

  5. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

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

    delay planting until late summer or fall, after the adult cicadas have died. Cultural Control: Prevent ... safety precautions. This fact sheet is a revision of HYG-2137. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture Insects ...

  6. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    Pennsylvania, the spotted lanternfly has a one-year lifecycle. Adults lay eggs in late fall through the first ... Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) and grapevine (Vitis sp.). Adults mate in early fall to continue the cycle. ... increased susceptibility to winter injury, reduced fruit set, and in some cases, vine death (Image 9). The ...

  7. GAPs Audit Process

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/good-agricultural-practices/gaps-audit-process

    that they are implementing the requirements set forth in the Produce Safety Rule. The alignment means ... that the metrics used in the USDA program meet the Rule’s ultimate goals of increasing food safety.  To ... State University assists growers with achieving the necessary requirements of USDA GAPs or Group GAPs ...

  8. 4-H Shooting Sports

    https://washington.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/washington-county-shooting-sports

    is held almost every Sunday afternoon from mid-March through mid-May. The Fall Session is from ... equipment and supplies are provided including guns, bows, ammunition, targets and safety equipment. Only in ...

  9. Take a Break! Email Challenge

    https://washington.osu.edu/news/take-break-email-challenge

    Fall Email Wellness Challenge. Two weekly email messages will be sent to you from your local OSU ... just to name a few. I hope you will Take a Break with me this fall for this fun, informative 6-week ... are set. Expect a pre-challenge message the second week of October. Join the Fall 2020 Email Challenge ...

  10. Jams, Jellies, and Other Fruit Spreads

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5350

    firmly; others require added pectin. The best type of pectin is found in just-ripe fruit. Pectin from ... Commercial pectins may be used with any fruit. The additional sugar required when using commercial pectin may ... do not use sugar as a preservative, be sure to process or store them as directed. Some require longer ...

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