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  1. Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5813

    community garden plots, and  public display gardens. Native plants can be defined as plants that occur ... following icons are used throughout the publication to describe the wildlife value of each plant. Songbirds: ... primarily as food for juvenile bees. Specialist Bees: About a third of all bee species are pollen ...

  2. Making Fermented Dill Pickles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5342

    are essential.  Ingredients Cucumbers —Select fresh, firm unwaxed cucumbers about 4 inches long. ... this publication. Alum does not improve the firmness of quick-process pickles. The calcium in lime ... ideal size for fermenting about 25 pounds of fresh cucumbers. Food-grade plastic and glass containers ...

  3. Precision Agriculture Tools for On-Farm Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-558

    technologies continues to grow on U.S. farms. Auto-guidance, variable-rate technology (VRT), and yield monitors ... information about conducting on-farm research is available in the 2017 Ohio Agronomy Guide published by the ... operation and for collecting quality data reducing human errors taking detailed notes about the field ...

  4. Where to Have Your Water Tested

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-315

    Biological Engineering Ohio has about 1 million homes using private wells. Since property owners are ... recommended. Many private laboratories in Ohio will analyze water from public and private water supplies. This ... publication lists laboratories willing to accept water samples from the public for testing. These water ...

  5. Strategies for Successful Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-125

    SNAP-Ed Regional Program Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences, Oh In the 1950s, the U.S. Department of ... groups turned into the Basic 4 about 40 years ago. It next became a food guide pyramid based on five ... choices. It gives a visual cure, using a place setting for a meal. This encourages people to think about ...

  6. **CANCELLED** GroBucks Workshop

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/grobucks-workshop

    cooking demonstrations and tastings with unique recipes. The workshops are FREE and open to the public ...

  7. Lighting and Marking Recommendations for Pony Carts and Other Low-Profile, Animal-Drawn Vehicles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-596.9

    Ohio State University Low-profile vehicles such as pony carts driven on public roadways create unique ... visibility of individuals who operate pony carts on public roads. The key components are described in this ... should mount a flag that is about 4 feet from surface of the ground to the bottom edge of the flag. If ...

  8. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    bumble bees, with about a dozen species seen in Ohio. These bees play an important role as pollinators of ... secretes wax to create comb and then lays about a dozen eggs. She mated with a drone last fall, and has ... About two weeks later, the larvae pupate, then emerge in about another two weeks as adult workers. ...

  9. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    programs. This fact sheet was based on the peer-reviewed publication: Shrestha, Ray K., Eric Richer, William ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    potatoes =  about 3 medium potatoes 3 cups peeled and sliced 2½ cups peeled and diced 2 cups mashed 2 cups ... French fries 2 pounds medium potatoes = about 6 servings of potato salad (1 potato per serving) 1 bushel ... contains about 65 calories. Potatoes are an excellent source of potassium, low in sodium, and are virtually ...

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