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  1. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    equipment is inspected and cleaned on a regular basis. When possible, mow non-infested areas prior to mowing ... areas with known stiltgrass populations, and require loggers and other contractors to sanitize equipment ... can be spread by foot traffic, horses, and recreational equipment, boot and equipment cleaning can ...

  2. Assessing Farm Financial Health Using Your Balance Sheet

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0135

    The Basics of a Farm Balance Sheet, at ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-64. Using Your Balance Sheet If ... .msstate.edu/publications/farm-financial-analysis-series-ratios-measure-farm-financial-health Richer, E., & Shoemaker, D. (2018). The Basics of a Farm Balance Sheet [Fact sheet]. Ohio State ...

  3. Drain Flies (Moth Flies)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-41

    Larvae mature in 9 to 15 days and are considered to be part of the organisms useful in cleaning sewage ... eliminate their breeding places. Inside buildings, this would include cleaning the drain pipes, drain traps ... source for developing larvae. Cleaning is best done by using an enzyme-action product that is designed to ...

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

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

    into winter until hungry birds strip plants clean. Photo by Denise Ellsworth. Winterberry flowers are ...

  5. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    aches/pains, rash) in the following weeks. You can also save the tick in rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizer, or ... tick in rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizer, or a sealed baggie. If symptoms develop, seek medical care. ... pressure. 3. Save the tick in rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizer, or a sealed container/bag. 4. Wash hands, the ...

  6. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    cleanly or cut with a knife at the log surface. Fresh mushrooms intended for the market should be ...

  7. Viral Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-5

    For cutting, grafting or propagating seedlings vegetatively, use cleaner or sanitized tools and ... clean tissue is then used as a propagative source, allowing large-scale production of virus-free plants. ... plant material are kept out of the new virus-clean plantings, subsequent reinfection is unlikely, ...

  8. Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5

    tattoo sets, tagging pliers, buckets). Clean and sanitize all transported equipment before and after use ... controlled; and how cleaning and disinfection procedures will be designed to reduce pathogen levels. Every ... minimize the spread of diseases. Basic issues to consider in a biosecurity program include isolating new ...

  9. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    should be cleaned and sanitized before each use. Plastic bags can be used to collect fruits and ... cleaned with soap and water and sanitized with a dilute solution of bleach (1 Tablespoon per gallon of ... Sanitation Pathogens can end up on fresh produce through cross-contamination from dirty surfaces. Harvesting ...

  10. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    deaths due to current sanitation and handling practices. Of the 9.6 million cases of total foodborne ... and romaine lettuce, and spinach are typically more challenging to sanitize than other vegetables ... for understanding this information is to identify potential improvements on sanitation processes, ...

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