Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry
in performing functions such as meat tenderization, protein denaturation, nutrient infusion, freezing ... There are several research facilities throughout the United States and Europe where food processors can ... conducts laboratory and pilot-scale research using batch HPP (Figure 2a) and ultrashear technology ...
Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards
little canopy on the fruit tree or vine. They eliminate contamination of soil from pesticides, a problem ... shown in Figure 37 is equipped with the recirculation system. Research indicates that tunnel sprayers ... conducted in a commercial apple orchard by the same researchers using three different sprayers equipped with ...
Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards
and the choice of log stacking method can greatly reduce the need for management activities such as ... humidity might be more favorable and require less active management. A laying yard located behind the north ... ground. This difference is more pronounced on some sites than others. Wet or heavy soil and low vegetation ...
2022 Local Foods Farm Tour Series
soil health and increase nutrient value of heritage grains. They also clean and mill their own grains ... Join OSU Extension-Fairfield County for the return of the Local Foods Farm Tour Series. Our fourth ...
Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality
and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...
Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production
Nutrient Solutions Off the shelf fertilizers for phased tomato nutrient solutions are typically not ... fertilizer salts to formulate nutrient stock solutions to dilute and use for plants. Some fertilizer ... companies offer custom mix fertilizers if you are using them in large quantities. Using a phased nutrient ...
Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage
stored enough nutrients to form mushrooms. When mushrooms appear, you know the log has fully colonized. ... 2013. Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation in the Northeastern United States. ... Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education. Burlington, VT: The University of Vermont. ...
The Biology of Soil Compaction
microbes, is a storehouse for nutrients, and keeps nutrients recycling within the soil. Humus or old carbon ... flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... after deep tillage as a function of subsequent cumulative rainfall. Soil and Tillage Research, 68, ...
Hops in Ohio: Pests
remove water and nutrients from hop leaves, causing curling and wilting. Most economic damage occurs when ... Management in Hops. Washington Hop Commission. Kittell-Mitchell S. and H. Darby. 2011. Potato Leafhopper ... introduces some key pests of Ohio hops. The damage caused by these organisms can range from insignificant to ...
Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals
can cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection ... bacteria are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ...