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  1. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0065

    section includes management items to consider before applying to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) ... a Farmers Market There are a few management items farmers markets need to explore before beginning the ... be legally organized. How does the market manage its finances? Does the market have a bank account ...

  2. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    Manager; Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program; Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... input sources, sustainable management, animal welfare systems, measures to protect organic integrity ... manage records effectively. Inspection and review. Once the OSP is approved by the certifier, an ...

  3. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    Manager's Library Series AEDE-0019 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/17/2024 John Foltz, ... management in big-picture planning. However, the owner(s) retain ultimate decision-making authority. INNER ... professional business, where nonfamily management, policies, and formalized roles are introduced. The ladder ...

  4. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    different reasons for owning and managing their woodlands. Some desire woodlands that provide habitat for ... woodlands to provide these and many other values can be enhanced through crop tree management. Figure 1. ... crop-tree management, these crop trees are freed from excessive competition by reducing or eliminating some ...

  5. Conducting a SWOT Analysis of Your Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-42

    business owners. One example could be future management of the business. Is there a next generation ... owner/manager who has the interest in the business and the ability to manage the complexities of the business? ... cannot control but can manage to enhance or reduce their impact on your business. An example for ...

  6. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    retained are commonly selected based on a number of factors including species, quality, diameter, distance ... life expectancy, varies dramatically among species (even within genus) and with site quality. Red and ... a 22-inch-dbh tree containing 2½ merchantable logs and 340 board feet. If the quality of the yellow-poplar ...

  7. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    industry, and can help woodland owners better understand and manage their forest resource.What can you ... forester. A woodland owner should utilize a professional forester to develop a management plan and to assist ... with forest management activities such as timber harvests and tree planting. Measuring Tree Diameter ...

  8. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

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

    purchased. To produce high-quality syrup, sap should be collected as quickly as possible. Keep in mind that ... a couple of days under the proper storage conditions without seriously reducing the quality of syrup it ... to producing quality syrup that stores well. Be sure the temperature reaches the finish point. If you ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    shallow soils of varying pH, and is highly tolerant of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees ... copies of most herbicide labels and SDS could be obtained online at the Crop Data Management System ...

  10. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    when not managed. This plant, once found exclusively in ornamental gardens, has escaped and has become ... accessibility, and plant density. Because giant hogweed is a moderate seed producer, continuous management to ... management is required to attempt to eradicate it. The goal of mechanical or cultural control is to deplete ...

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