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  1. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

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

    fulton.osu.edu/sites/fulton/files/imce/11-OrganicCornSoyBudgets-Richer.pdf United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA NASS). ... are required to create an organic system plan (OSP) for their farms that addresses sustainability, ... exempt growers are not able to use the USDA-certified organic label and may not sell to processors for ...

  2. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    flies/animal.  Milk production, for dairy cattle, can be decreased by up to 15%.  Horn flies are blood feeders ... limiting larval development and controlling breeding sitesFor confinement housing situations, facility ... breeding sites.  In addition to facility sanitation, larvicides and fly predators are other tools available ...

  3. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    pasteurization of raw milk (SP 50-932). nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource/Milk-Pasteurization.pdf ... process of heating milk to a specific temperature for a defined amount of time to kill (inactivate) ... and held at that temperature for at least 30 minutes. Milk may also be pasteurized by heating it to ...

  4. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    four to seven days (Thiéry et al., 2018; Isaacs et al., 2012). Eggs hatch in June and larvae feed on ... al., 2012). These adults emerge from pupae, mate, and then give rise to the second generation of GBM. ... difficult to see. Second-generation eggs are commonly laid directly on the green berries to feed internally ...

  5. Save Time and Money With These Simple Meal Prep Tips

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/save-time-and-money-these-simple-meal-prep-tips

    I’ve had those days when I spent my drive home from work thinking about what to make for supper. ... Either I stopped at the grocery store for the ingredients or tried to find what I needed at home. ... salad greens for later in the week. Before you get started with meal prepping, discuss with your family ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio’s Forests: Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-66

    pulled or dug, though this will need to be done for several years, as seed is reported to remain viable ... in soil for 5 or more years. It is important to remove as much root as possible since garlic mustard ... remaining plant will send out new flower stalks. If seed heads have been formed they need to be cut, ...

  7. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    Consider submitting your tick for identification to your local health department or sending a photo to ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has created a landing site to host knowledge on ... web.uri.edu/tickencounter/ticksmart/tick-prevention-and-protection-videos/how-to-do-a-tick-check-2 Blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) surveillance— cdc.gov/ticks/surveillance/BlackleggedTick.html ...

  8. A Change Of Perspective Can Help With Overall Attitude

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/change-perspective-can-help-overall-attitude

    There were a variety of concerns, everything from career goals to caring for family members of a range ... inspire Character Education, but the following are words that inspired me, and I offer them to you for ... Finally, I’ve learned that the surest road to happiness is good relationships and that the best way to have ...

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

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

    business growth and profitability. Checklist 1(click image of checklist to download PDF) for considering ... Economics, Purdue University Many closely held or family businesses make the decision to incorporate for the ... liability limits and the potential for a corporation to survive the departure of a principal member of the ...

  10. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    University. ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/sites/grapeweb/files/imce/pdf ... 2011. Since 2012, a statewide SWD monitoring network consisting of baited traps has been established to ... ranges between 12 and 20 counties per year, with one to several monitoring sites inside each county. The ...

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