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  1. Meat Goat Production and Budgeting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/14

    economic value as efficient converters of low-quality forages into quality meat, milk and hide products for ... or FFA youth project, and many youth are raising meat goats for breeding or show. General ... efficiently convert vegetative matter into meat and milk, requiring little need for other feed sources such as ...

  2. Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-41

    mass. The conidia are then spread by water splash or wind blown mists into orchards from late May or ... Starting in late spring, the fungus produces spores on wild hosts. These spores are carried by wind into ... the orchard. When spores come into contact with the fruit under the proper environmental conditions, ...

  3. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

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

    external heat source such as a seedling heat mat may be needed to start seeds indoors. Place seeds into ... deeper on most plants will cause stem rot. Generally, plants should be spaced 18 to 24 inches apart in ... European corn borer larva and dropping them into a bucket of soapy water can manage small populations. For ...

  4. Determining Grape Maturity and Fruit Sampling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1436

    addition to the routine standards. In this fact sheet, I have highlighted considerations to take into ... Estimating Grape Maturity At maturity, grape juice is generally composed of the following: water (74%), ... sugars to alcohol and carbon dioxide. Generally, sugar levels are expressed in degree Brix (a scale to ...

  5. Canning Meat, Poultry and Game

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5330

    raw or cooked. Pack meat loosely into clean canning jars. Keep precooked meat hot while packing and ... poultry, rabbit or squirrel into suitable sizes for canning. Can with or without bones. Hot Pack Boil, ... chopped meat into patties or balls, or cut cased sausage into 3- to 4-inch links. Cook until lightly ...

  6. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    elevation into complex photogrammetric equations which create mathematical relationships between the sensor, ... across multiple time periods and geographic locations, images need to be converted into similar spatial ... while collecting them. Figure 7. General framework for radiometric correction of remote sensed imagery. ...

  7. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    no-till more than conventionally tilled soils because cover crops may be difficult to incorporate into the ... and Soil Quality Soil Carbon Cover crops can greatly increase carbon inputs into the soil. Reduced ... with no-till. Leaching (37 percent) of nitrates into the soil had a bigger effect than volatilization ...

  8. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

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

    Bacteria gain entry into the tree via blossoms and new shoots. Diseased blossoms become water-soaked, wilt ... and turn brown. Bacteria spread rapidly into other flowers in the cluster and then move down into the ... blight starts at the growing tips of shoots and moves rapidly down into older portions of the twig. ...

  9. Drying Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5347

    Diabetic individuals must especially take into consideration smaller serving sizes when planning meals and ... slicing of food allows the dry air to circulate and dry the surface area of the food first. Cut foods into ... into 1 quart of cold water. Allow fruit to soak 10–15 minutes, then drain and place on dryer trays. ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    Do not use soap, detergent, or bleach because these liquids absorb into the herb. If unable to use ...

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