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  1. 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 ...

  2. Home Preservation of Fish

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5351

    trout and whitefish. The five basic steps in smoking fish are cleaning, curing, drying, smoking and ... ice immediately, then clean, dress and wash them within 2 hours. Pack them in ice, or refrigerate them ... plastic bags, thick plastic freezer bags or freezer papers. Use fresh fish, cleaned and dressed. Cut fish ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    clean straw, compost, or similar mulching material will help control weeds and conserve soil moisture ... soil.  Ascochyta leaf spot may also infect rhubarb. Practice good sanitation by removing leaf litter ...

  6. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    the Canning Basics fact sheet (HYG-5338) for step-by-step directions for pressure canning. If you ... a meal. See Table 1 for some examples. There are four basic steps. Decide what kind of soup “base” you ... Basics for Canning Vegetables fact sheet (HYG-5344). Be sure to check for proper size of vegetable ...

  7. Nurturant Grandfathering: Mentoring Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5802

    Discuss current events with grandchildren and how such events might affect them. Encourage grandchildren ... school events. Teach grandchildren how to make responsible financial decisions such as purchasing items ...

  8. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    Following harvest, leafy green vegetables are treated with sanitizers to reduce bacteria that have come in ... several liquid sanitizers that could be used to decrease bacterial load—including chlorine dioxide, ozone ... and peroxyacetic acid—chlorinated water is the frequently used sanitizer in the fresh produce ...

  9. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    Increase Bedding To prepare the coop for winter, remove all used bedding and clean the coop prior to adding ... clean the coop more often and regularly adjust, mix, or fluff the bedding levels to provide a warm and ... should be 1½ to 3 inches in diameter.  If you notice frostbite on a chicken, there are some basic ...

  10. Demonstrations for 4-H Members

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-46

    His 4-H advisor stopped to visit one day and found him busily cleaning and oiling his bicycle for the ... is handy for wiping hands and cleaning up. Materials should be in the background, so the audience ... towels for clean-up are very helpful here too. Small animals are often used with demonstrations. Small ...

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