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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Southwest Ohio Corn Growers & Fayette County Agronomy Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/southwest-ohio-corn-growers-fayette-county-agronomy-field-day

    day and agronomy plot demonstrations. The event will be held at the Fayette County Research and ... Advisor credits will also be available for the various sessions of the event. Upcoming Events ...

  6. Northwest Ohio Soil Health Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/northwest-ohio-soil-health-tour

    Paulding County Extension will be hosting two events in Northwest Ohio in August: a soil health ... tour and a follow-up event with a guest speaker. The soil health tour includes stops around Northwest ... our speaker. Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available for the event. RSVP is not required for ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Regional Field Days Focus on Cover Crop Application and Termination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-26/regional-field-days-focus-cover-crop-application-and-termination

    CH, OH. This event is part of the Southwest Corn Growers’ Field Day, which is from 9:00-2:00pm. Get ...

  10. 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 ...

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