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  1. Cicada Killer Wasp

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

    wasp occurs in the eastern and midwestern states of North America and southward into Central America. ... but typically, they are mild-mannered and will fly away when disturbed. Cicada killers are generally ... both predators and humans. Life Cycle and Habits Adult wasp emergence generally occurs by the first ...

  2. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    bird down allowing it to rest, and resume the exam at a later time. General Appearance When ... general, a healthy bird is bright, alert, responsive to the environment and interacting with the flock. They ...

  3. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5526

    detergent, or bleach because these liquids absorb into the fruit. Sliced pears will turn brown when exposed ... 4 eggs, separated into whites and yolks ¼ cup chopped walnuts ¾ cup brown sugar, divided ⅓ cup flour ⅓ cup ...

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

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

    into a new farm enterprise can be an expensive venture. Thus, acquiring financing for the new farm ... a percentage of those applying receive a grant. Available grants for farm businesses are generally related to ... • Environmental Stewardship In general, grants are tied to a desired outcome for the funding agency. Knowing the ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    absorb into the vegetable. Eggplant is a versatile vegetable and can be roasted, broiled, boiled, fried, ... into ½ to 1-inch slices. Peel if necessary. Dip in flour or fine, dry breadcrumbs, then in an egg ... cooled, take a large spoon and scoop the flesh into a food processor or blender. Discard the skins. Add ...

  6. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    usually less than 50 individuals in a colony and nests are generally found in habitats where flowering ... females overwinter in ground burrows and emerge in late April into early May. Upon initial emergence, ... soil into a pile that is commonly an inch high by three to four inches in diameter. The burrow opening ...

  7. Jams, Jellies, and Other Fruit Spreads

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5350

    or chopped fruits with sugar. Jams tend to hold their shape but are generally less firm than jelly. ... later. To extract juice for jelly, follow these directions: Place fruit into a flat-bottomed saucepan and ... flavor, and color. Pour everything into a damp jelly bag and suspend the bag to drain the juice. The ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Squash and Pumpkin

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5530

    and 4–6 inches in diameter. After it’s cooked in water for about 30 minutes its flesh separates into ... bleach because these liquids absorb into the vegetable. Summer squash- Best when eaten soon after ... amounts for your favorite recipe into containers, leaving 1/2-inch of headspace. Cool by placing the ...

  9. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    gardeners may decide to use pesticides to control nuisance pests. Before incorporating pesticides into ... bees are generally inactive one hour after sunset until two hours before sunrise (EPA, 2015). However, ... systemic —once absorbed by one part of the plant, systemic insecticides move throughout the plant into ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    into the vegetable. Serving Onions can be added to many dishes, both fresh and cooked.  Caramelize ... Root Vegetables Roasting root vegetables adds a delightful, sweet taste. Cut vegetables into chunks ... F. Cut vegetables into large chunks. Place in a medium bowl and pour oil over top. Add seasonings and ...

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