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  1. Hops in Ohio: Pests

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-43

    quality and yield of a harvest. Hop Aphid  (Phorodon humuli) Size: 1/20 to 1/10 inch Nymphs: All are ... Monitoring and Management:  Monitoring should begin when daytime minimum temperatures exceed 58–60°F. All ... skeletonized, with only the veins left behind. Monitoring and Management:  Japanese beetles arrive at the very ...

  2. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Instructions for Measuring °Brix in Cucumber, Leafy Greens, Sweet Corn, Tomato, and Watermelon

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1653

    HYG-1650 Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management ... and Development Center Crop quality is important to everyone in the vegetable value chain, including ... growers, buyers, managers, handlers, processors, restaurateurs, and consumers. Various measures are used to ...

  3. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    innovations and methods to reduce costs.  The one crosscutting theme for the guild is to promote quality in ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic Considerations for Hops ...

  4. Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-14-10

    publication are based on a survey conducted in 2010 of 44 farmers, custom operators, farm managers, and ... (wlazarus.cfans.umn.edu/william-f-lazarus-farm-machinery-management) Farm Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm ... University Extension, Brown County; and Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management; Department of ...

  5. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    primary recreational turfgrass, and with proper management, forms a fine-textured, high quality, long ... to the area and to the intended level of management. The most important criteria when selecting grass ... requires moist, well-drained soil to develop into a high quality turfgrass. A medium-to-high level of ...

  6. Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Carrots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5514

    undesirably large cores. However, the condition of the tops does not indicate the quality of the root. Yield ...

  7. Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

    innovation and a significant time investment to write proposals. Grants are competitive, thus only ... farm:  • Research • Expansion • Diversification • Innovation • Marketing • Sustainability • Education ... generating innovative ideas. Making a list of ideas and possibilities for the future of the farming operation ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Sweet Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5516

    Extension, or a master gardener volunteer. Selection Top-quality sweet corn ears have fresh green husks and ... store ears promptly to maintain the highest quality. If unable to use immediately, store sweet corn ...

  9. Ohio Soil Health Card

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-1

    Sundermeier, Extension Educator, Wood County The Ohio Soil Health Card evaluates a soil’s health or quality as ... record long-term changes in soil health and to compare the effects of different soil management ... of soil quality and health. Step 3 Divide your farm and fields into separate sections for evaluation ...

  10. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-423

    high quality drinking water to homes and businesses is a priority in Ohio and the nation. To accomplish ...   Business and Land Ownership Farm Management Horticulture drinking water regulations license contaminants ...

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