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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    accumulate at high levels in the harvested grain and may cause vomiting and feed refusal if scabby grain is ... These fungi continue to grow and produce spores from harvest until the residues decompose in the soil. ... residues are left on the soil surface. No-till wheat seeded in old corn residues greatly increases the ...

  5. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild-Simulated Approach

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-57

    fact sheet we will be focusing on growing ginseng in the wild-simulated fashion. Wild ginseng from the ... plant begins to produce seed after about 3 years of age. In the fall before the vegetation dies back for ... winter, ginseng seeds fall to the ground and lay dormant for 16–18 months before germinating (Figure 1). ...

  6. Leaf Blotch Diseases of Wheat—Septoria tritici Blotch, Stagonospora nodorum Blotch and Tan Spot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-07

    Septoria are usually detected on lower leaves in the fall and early spring. Although plants are susceptible ... late May as temperatures increase. As a result, Septoria tritici blotch tends to be more common on ... indicate that seed infection above 3% significantly contributes to fall infection of seedlings resulting in ...

  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. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    harvest. Under favorable conditions for disease development, the entire crop can be completely rotted on ... shrinks into a wrinkled “mummy.” Rotted fruit and mummies may remain on the tree or fall to the ground. ... packing injuries greatly increase the losses due to brown rot. Growers must realize that brown rot spores ...

  9. Powdery Mildew of Greenhouse-grown Lettuce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-56

    in protected environments, especially during the fall and winter months. This fact sheet details the ... plant spacing, and scouting efforts should increase when the crop canopy begins to close (leaves from ... keep humidity levels low. Increased air movement within the plant canopy. Recommended fungicides. When ...

  10. Anthracnose of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-16

    in northern production areas has increased, and there is a concern about the potential impact of this ... wind. Spores require free water on the plant surface in order to germinate and infect. The optimum ... possible. Mulching. Plastic mulch increases the level of splash dispersal of the pathogen. Mulching with ...

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