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  1. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    then thoroughly clean and cook the product before eating it. Root and tuber crops such as carrots, ... removal by washing or sanitation is nearly impossible. Consider crop maturity Plants with fruit (i.e., ... harvesting containers and then sanitize them with a disinfectant such as Lysol, diluted bleach (one part ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Fleas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2081-11

    techniques. This involves cleaning and removing food for the flea larvae while targeting both adult fleas and ... involving strict sanitation, pet treatments, and premise treatments (both indoors and outdoors). Prevention ... may also be found on the tops of refrigerators, tabletops, bookcases, and higher locations. Sanitation ...

  4. Canning Basics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5338

    it or have it repaired. Clean lid gaskets and other parts according to the manufacturer's ... allow air bubbles to escape. Adjust the headspace, and clean the jar rim (sealing surface) with a clean ... , damp cloth or paper towel. Place the lid, gasket down, onto the cleaned jar rim. Uncleaned jar-sealing ...

  5. Infused Water with Ohio Local Foods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5363

    well as wash all produce with clean running water. Use clean containers and sanitize preparation ... in sugar. It is as simple as adding some clean, rinsed and sliced produce and herbs to your glass or ...

  6. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-22-0

    blighted twigs, make a clean cut into healthy tissue that is at least 4 inches below visibly dead wood. ... movement of bacteria in the orchard if done carefully and correctly. However, if proper sanitation ... tissue that is at least 12 to 15 inches below diseased wood, and pruning tools must be sanitized after ...

  7. Instructions for Tattooing Rabbits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-35

    dirty, thoroughly clean and dry the ear before applying the tattoo. Both the holder and person tattooing ... alcohol to disinfect before inserting digits for the next rabbit. Use paper towels to clean excess ink and ... petroleum jelly from your hand or glove. When Taking the Rabbit Home Do not clean off any excess ink until ...

  8. Nematode Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-8

    The basic body plan of a nematode is a “tube within a tube.” Nematodes feed on other microorganisms ... plants only into pasteurized soil mixes. Keep containers, bins, benches and flats clean. Fumigate outdoor ... of Plants Nematode Diseases of Plants Parasitic Higher Plants Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS): ...

  9. Food Preservation: Basics for Canning Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344

    Pressure Canner The pressure canner is a heavy pot that has a tight-fitting lid, a clean exhaust vent (or ... a clock; clean cloths and towels; and hot pads. Filling Jars Hot Pack Method Vegetables that are hot packed ... end of this fact sheet. Raw Pack Method When vegetables are raw packed, they are cleaned but not ...

  10. 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 ... well-drained soil.  Ascochyta leaf spot may also infect rhubarb. Practice good sanitation by removing leaf ...

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