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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    habitats: Dump and clean bird baths every week. Install drains where standing water occurs after rains ...

  2. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    cfu/mL suggest potential problems with cleaning and sanitation of the milking machine, poor pre-milking ... pasteurization. High LPC numbers can be associated with improper sanitizing practices, unclean equipment, high ... SC. NMC Regional Meeting Proceedings, 1997. Point #2: Maintenance of clean and comfortable ...

  3. Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8

    First, most disinfectants won’t work if the surface to be disinfected isn’t clean (presence of organic ... very useful to clean porous surfaces. Organic materials such as soil, plant debris (like straw), milk, ... the concentrations usually used on clean surfaces. In addition, even “hard” water can reduce or ...

  4. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    Bitter rot can be successfully managed by integrating good sanitation practices, cultural practices and ... chemical control. There are no varieties that are resistant to bitter rot. Sanitation and cultural ... practices Bitter rot control is dependent on good orchard and tree sanitation. Dead wood, including shoots ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

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

    nutritious. The basic types of potatoes are long and round whites, yellow, russets, and round reds. In Ohio, ... University Extension, or a master gardener volunteer. Selection Potatoes should be fairly clean and firm. ... brush to clean. Give special attention to cleaning around blemishes and indentations. Remove bad spots. ...

  6. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    principles including the use of disposable gloves and post-exam sanitation including washing of hands and ... (nostrils) should be clear and clean, free of any discharge, crusts, or scratches. Exudate or mucus coming ... keeper to practice good sanitation and biosecurity when handling their birds. There are several diseases ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    connections, and sensors for wear or damage. Ensure that wiring and harness connections are tight. For clean ... grain elevator-mounted moisture sensor units: Make sure the sensor is clean and not damaged. Clear the ... clean grain elevator of old grain and debris. Check to be sure the manual clean-out motor works on the ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    clean, hard, well-shaped onions with dry skins that crackle. Do not select onions with a thick, woody, ... the following fact sheets: Canning Basics, HYG-5338 Basics for Canning Vegetables, HYG-5344 Freezing ...

  10. Carpet Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2103-10

    Periodically brush, air outside, or dry-clean furs, woolens, blankets, etc. Clean rugs, carpets, draperies, ... two cubic feet of container space. Be sure that all cloth goods are dry-cleaned, washed, pressed with ... clothing, and blankets should be cleaned and immediately stored in tightly sealed containers. There used to ...

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