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  1. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    recommendations guide fertilizer applications so just the right amount is used. Test results also provide ... adjustments, such as a fertilizer application, should be made at the appropriate time of the year. For example, ... fall is the best time of the year to make a lime application to raise the soil pH, while spring is the ...

  2. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    consequence organisms.     Figure 3. The emerald ash borer is about 1/2 inch in length and 1/8 inch wide. The ... for key pests and diseases. The U.S. National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN), which was organized ... not permitted entry into the U.S. mainland, since they may be carrying the Mediterranean fruit fly, ...

  3. Sun Exposure (Protect Your Skin)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79018

    damage can lead to certain forms of skin cancer and, if left unchecked, can be deadly.   Facts About UV ... visible signs of skin cancer. For answers to questions about the possibility of skin cancer, consult ...

  4. Freeze Symptoms and Associated Yield Loss in Soft Red Winter Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-93

    eastern U.S., mid-winter warm temperatures accelerated wheat development, exposing wheat that transitioned ...

  5. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Bumble Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-81

    frequently seen in Ohio gardens. Although about a dozen species are considered native to the state, the ... U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the rusty-patched bumble bee as an endangered species under the ...

  6. Guide to Creating Food Plots for White-Tailed Deer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-61

    articles and books contain information about simply sizing food plots based on desired wildlife, there are ... lactation. More information about this may be found by searching online for the Purdue University publication ... FNR-194 about food plots for white-tailed deer. For an adult deer to simply maintain body condition, ...

  7. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-149

    Family and Consumer Sciences MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food guidance system, ... Accessed September 2014. choosemyplate.gov. USDA and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary ... Guidelines for Americans. 7th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2010. Original Authors: ...

  8. Quality Assurance

    https://darke.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/quality-assurance-0

    certificates, etc. can be found online https://yqcaprogram.org/local/youth_parents.php   Questions?  CONTACT US   ...

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

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

    a period of about three weeks. This typically occurs around the end of June, and is another period where ... a permit. In June of 1999, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (who administers the Act) ruled to give the ... or string about 18 inches above the ground. While this has provided some success, eventually the ...

  10. Canning Tomato Products

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5337

    Canning Tomato Juice About 23 pounds of tomatoes are needed per canner load of 7 quarts; 14 pounds will ... trim off bruised or discolored portions. To prevent juice from separating, quickly cut about 1 pound of ... reaches desired consistency. Volume is reduced by about one-third for thin sauce, or by one-half for thick ...

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