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  1. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    several decades, with U.S. sales of organic food more than doubling from 2008 to 2019 (Figure 1). Meeting ... analysis of 2016 USDA dairy-farm data found U.S. organic dairies outperformed conventional dairies of ... the process and be careful to match the certifier with their needs. Certifier application materials, ...

  2. Ninth Master Gardener Volunteer Founders Day Celebration

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/news/ninth-master-gardener-volunteer-founders-day-celebration

    Gardener Volunteers for a FREE presentation.                         Learn about invasive plants in Ohio ... PM                 Bring a chair and join us at Starkey Pavilion MVCH Park, 1230 Pontius Rd., Circleville, Ohio ... *Weather permitting- join us prior to the program at 5:00 PM on a woodland walk to point out types of ...

  3. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    will play and who serves on the board. According to Wasserman, decisions about the board are heavily ... Boards Edward Robson of Robson and Robson, a Pennsylvania law firm, writes about types of boards in his ...

  4. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    home milk pasteurization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Food and ...

  5. Rent Smart

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/news/rent-smart

    • Transitioning from home-ownership to renting? • Dealing with poor rental or credit history? • Join us and learn ... and maintaining affordable housing • How to complete an application and why landlords screen ... applicants • Strategies for building positive relations with landlords and neighbors • Responsibilities and ...

  6. Safe Sitter Essentials

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/safe-sitter-essentials

    role-playing exercises. Students even get to us manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue! Program ... Boss" Series are short episodes that tell you what you need to know about babysitting.   ...

  7. Mindful Wellness

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/mind-and-body-program/mindful-wellness

    # MindfulMonday  weekly posts. Check out this list of books about mindfulness-  On the Bookshelf  –  Mindfulness ...

  8. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio’s Forests: Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

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

    herbicide applicators such as wicks that can be utilized for small populations. Wicks can be used as a hand ... application method, or larger wicks can be mounted on ATVs and tractors. The method chosen should depend on ... application methods are listed and described on the pesticide's label. The herbicides listed in this fact ...

  9. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    larvae of this small moth are green-purple caterpillars about 1 cm (approximately 0.37 in.) long when ... applications can also be timed in sequence with the pest’s development. Early-season control of this pest may ...

  10. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    other countries via overseas trade of infested fruit (Rota-Stabelli et al., 2013). The first U.S ... applications. The action threshold is detection of one SWD adult in a trap. Monitoring traps can be homemade or ... SWD (about one to two weeks) compared to commercial lures. Depending on the fruit being monitored, ...

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