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  1. Preserving Food With Less Sugar

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5359

    desired. With a slotted spoon, fill hot pickle slices into clean, hot pint jars, leaving ½-inch headspace. ... if needed. Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel; apply two-piece metal canning lids. ... With a slotted spoon, fill hot beets and onion slices into clean, hot pint jars, leaving ½-inch ...

  2. Silverfish and Firebrats

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-64

    infestation. Management Prevention Sanitation is important but not entirely effective in reducing populations ... infestation has been eliminated, sanitation will help prevent reinfestation. Infestations occasionally occur ... where snacks or other foods are frequently eaten. When in carpets, frequent vacuuming and cleaning ...

  3. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    you need to be as careful about producing your syrup. You need to use proper sanitation, process the ... sauce. Sap can also pick up the flavor of sanitizers. Do not use detergents, heavy chlorine cleaners or ... other soap products to wash out or sanitize your equipment. The best way to sanitize equipment is to use ...

  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. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    best when soils are a little acidic with a pH of 6 to 6.8. Lime will raise the pH (become more basic ... the garden. Sanitation is also a very important practice often overlooked. Sanitation includes ... cleaning hands, gloves and tools that contacted diseased plant tissue. This can help avoid the spread of ...

  6. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    fungi. Sanitation is critical, especially during the early life of the orchard. Do not plant new peach ...

  7. Small-Engine Machine Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892270

    before refueling. Clean up any spilled gasoline before starting the engine. Do not smoke while filling ... Clean the mower after each use, including the underside of the mower deck. Clean the grass catcher, if ... tighten all loose nuts, bolts, and screws. Clean the trimmer after each use. Leaf Blower Safety and ...

  8. Simple Gray Water Systems: Type 1

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-gw2

    enough to water 4 trees. Figure 1. An example of a Type 1 gray water reuse system. Source: Clean Water ...

  9. Best Management Practices for Boom Spraying

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-527

    put in the tank. 6.d. Cleanliness and pH of water Use only water that looks clean enough to drink. ... equipment. Wear protective clothing when calibrating, spraying, and cleaning equipment. Goggles, rubber ... nozzles. Remove and clean the nozzles using a soft brush for the tip and screen. Never clean nozzles with ...

  10. Plants Get Sick Too!

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-1

    to provide a general introduction to how plants get sick and some basic principles of plant ... injury is suboptimal plant growth resulting from an instantaneous event, such as a lightning strike, ice ... Diseases of Plants Nematode Diseases of Plants Parasitic Higher Plants Sanitation and Phytosanitation ...

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