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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    adding agricultural limestone. Standard soil test results from most laboratories report soil OM and CEC ... University Extension Soil test report formats vary from laboratory to laboratory. However, while report ... formats differ, any standard soil test report has the critical information needed to make a nutrient ...

  2. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    agricultural run-off, all of which are sources of human pathogens and hazardous chemicals. If your garden has ... at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... harmful microorganisms from contaminated produce to other food, surfaces or gardeners. After handling ...

  3. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    of contaminating fruits and vegetables in the garden Garden Location Food safety risks can be reduced ... gardening methods. Dirty water, soil, soil amendments, animals, gardening tools and peoples’ hands are ... reduce the risks of produce contamination and prevent foodborne illnesses. Practices that reduce the risk ...

  4. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    ANR-0108 Agriculture and Natural Resources 08/31/2022 Andrew J. Londo; Professor; Food, ... Agriculture and Natural Resources; Ohio State University Extension Maple trees are naturally found across ... Ohio. Their vibrant fall colors and fast growth rates make them popular in urban areas. In forests, they ...

  5. Produce Safety and Flooded Fields

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-27

    Water travels and collects contaminants that will sully produce and can settle onto plants and soil as ... immediately to prevent cross-contamination. Perform a risk assessment to determine if the crop is suitable for ... with fecal microbes and is a high risk. 2. Likelihood of crops absorbing or internalizing contaminants ...

  6. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; The Ohio State University Steve Culman; Soil Fertility ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... metals that may contaminate soils. Learn more about heavy metal screenings from the Ohio State Damaged ...

  7. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    A soil test kit or pH probe can be obtained at a local garden center to test soil pH and determine the ... “Soil Acidity and Liming for Agricultural Production.” (AGF-505). Ohioline. The Ohio State University.  ... HYG-4026 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/01/2021 Edward J. Nangle, Assistant Professor, ...

  8. Backyard Garden to Fork: Cauliflower, Kohlrabi, and Sunflowers

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/backyard-garden-fork-cauliflower-kohlrabi-and-sunflowers

    This seminar will focus on sunflowers, kohlrabi, and cauliflower- Learn when and how to harvest and use sunflower seeds. Kohlrabi is extremely easy to grow—find out what is what do you do with it. Cauliflower is one of several vegetables in the Brassicace ...

  9. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

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

    in order to help prevent contamination of water and soil. Consider nearby waterways such as streams, ... msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/resources/pdfs/Minimizing_Pesticide_Risk_to_Bees_in_Fruit_Crops_(E3245).pdf   Protecting and Enhancing Pollinators in Urban Landscape: ... ANR-68 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/28/2018 Helen M. Andrews, Graduate Research Associate ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5527

    garden peas that need shelling and edible-pod peas that are eaten whole (snow peas and sugar snap peas). ... county educator in agriculture and natural resources at Ohio State University Extension, or a master ... gardener volunteer. Selection Green garden peas (shelled) When you can see and feel the peas in the shell ...

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