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  1. Extension Today: Farm Science Review

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/farm-science-review

    Download a transcript of this video (in process) ABOUT THIS EPISODE Have you ever visited Farm ... professionals and the general public can learn SO much with a day trip to FSR, as it is fondly known. FSR is hosted ... livestock and crops. FSR is open to the public: If you are not in the ag industry, but want to learn more ...

  2. Foodborne Illness: Guess Who Came to Dinner

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5570

    attribute their illness to a virus or flu. Public health officials cannot record the number of cases ... susceptible to foodborne illness. Table1. Modified from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection ... Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and ...

  3. Tools for Estimating Winter Malting Barley Grain Yield

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-95

    determine yield potential and helps inform decisions about whether to continue to market or transition to ... Decisions Stem counts and FGCC are additional tools for farmers to make informed agronomic decisions about ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0134

    new research, and communicating about cover crops to the public. Funding for this project was provided ... problem Contributors This publication was adapted with consent from the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) ... (midwestcovercrops.org/selector-tool/). It was created under a joint project with MCCC to produce customized introductory guidance about ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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