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  1. Making and Preserving Sauerkraut

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5364

    allowed to ferment. The amount of salt added is critical to assuring food safety, and should not be ... acidity in the product will increase. Once the sauerkraut is fermented, it may be canned or frozen. ... weighing 6 to 15 pounds with a solid, white interior are most desirable. Additionally, cabbage harvested ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Coping with Canada Geese: Conflict Management and Damage Prevention Strategies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-3

    September. The intent of this early season is to increase the harvest of non-migratory, resident birds that ... only during spring and fall migration, and they rarely nested. A successful re-introduction of ... a wildlife species increases dramatically in numbers. However, knowledge of their biology and the various ...

  5. Botrytis Fruit Rot “Gray Mold” of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-36

    periods during bloom or during harvest. Symptoms Figure 1. Early stages of gray mold fruit rot on ... detected until fruits are mature at harvest time. After picking, mature fruits are extremely susceptible to ... occurs during bloom; however, symptoms usually do not develop until close to harvest. During bloom, the ...

  6. Economic Implications of Anaerobic Digestion for Bioenergy Production and Waste Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6611

    requirements could significantly increase the cost. For example, the capital cost of a 350 ft 3 plant in ... pretreatment, reactor type, inoculum type, nutrients/trace elements requirements, solids/hydraulic retention ... and increases water retention. Reduces odors and pathogens from wastes such as manure. Increases ...

  7. Summer Produce- Enjoy Fresh and Preserve for the Year

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/summer-produce-enjoy-fresh-and-preserve-year

    It is the time of year when farm stands and vegetable gardens are full of the summer harvest. How ... Learn: Basic food safety principles What food preservation techniques might work best for you The ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Secondary Injury Prevention: Farming with a Pacemaker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.8-10

    Jepsen, Assistant Professor, State Safety Leader, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and ... Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University ... Danielle Poland, Student Intern, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and Biological ...

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