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  1. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    crops and excessively vigorous shoot growth are associated with increased incidence of these disorders. ... harvest time. The few that do develop before harvest are sometimes referred to as tree pits, whereas those ... that develop after harvest are called storage pits. The majority of bitter pit occurs as storage pits. ...

  2. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    Crops and Livestock Farm Management agricultural safety farm safety legal requirements anhydrous ammonia ... Agricultural Safety Leader, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Kent ... McGuire, CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and ...

  3. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    a cover crop is to benefit the soil and/or other crops, but is not intended to be harvested for feed or ... all types of soils. By having the soil held in place by cover crops during the fall, winter, and early ... system can accommodate cover crops. Ideally, as soon as one type of crop is utilized (harvested, killed ...

  4. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... winter pea starts to flower in the fall before it frosts, the Austrian winter pea will not survive the ...

  5. Determining Grape Maturity and Fruit Sampling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1436

    levels generally fall between 0.6 and 0.8 grams of titratable acids/100 mL (%TA) at harvest. TA is ... Development Center, The Ohio State University Time of grape harvest is probably the most important and ... vineyard and predicting wine quality. The yearly dilemma is whether to delay harvest until desired quality ...

  6. Alumni

    https://foodsafety.osu.edu/people/alumni

    Tan Undergraduate Intern David.tan98@outlook.com Spring 2020 Food Science Technology AFRI Food Safety ...

  7. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    susceptible to infections from petal fall through harvest. Symptoms first appear as small, slightly sunken ... burned.  Chopping dead wood on the ground with a flail-type mower will remove most of the bark and increase ... first cover until harvest are effective at controlling fruit rot if a good sanitation program is ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    markets, along with an increase in home herb gardening. For information on herb varieties in Ohio, contact ... a master gardener volunteer.  Selection Harvest herbs early in the morning after the dew has evaporated. ... harvested herbs right away, trim their stems and place them in a glass with one inch of water. Cover loosely ...

  9. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    Increase Bedding To prepare the coop for winter, remove all used bedding and clean the coop prior to adding ... insulation effect.  Deep bedding can increase humidity levels, so litter management is critical in the winter ... requires 2 pounds of feed per week. Dual-purpose chickens require more, where bantams will eat less. Mature ...

  10. Selling Eggs in Ohio: Marketing and Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-59

    refrigerated to ensure food safety. Legal Requirements for Methods of Sale Ohio law contains requirements for ... As the popularity of backyard poultry flocks continue to rise, interest is increasing to sell eggs ... eggs, from choosing appropriate breeds to good handling practices for food safety, as well as the ...

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