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  1. Endowed Chair in Food Science Created

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/endowed-chair-food-science-created

    authored or co-authored more than 200 publications that include books, book chapters, and research papers. ... His research focuses on improving human health through combating emerging foodborne pathogens and ... making the best use of beneficial microorganisms. This research also improves food safety through ...

  2. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    organic fertilizers also add organic matter to the soil. The three major nutrients plants need are ... role in fertilizer recommendations, so don't guess—soil test first! University research has shown ... reduce soilborne plant diseases, and help hold nutrients for plant use. Good soil also contains adequate ...

  3. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

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

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... tainted water, or through produce irrigated or fertilized with feces from infected swine herds. Currently ... shellfish such as oysters and on strawberries that were fertilized with infected pig manure (Meng 2011).  ...

  4. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    Tisdale, and W.L. Nelson (eds.). 1999. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient ... and nutrient availability; thus it is an important soil property to consider for maximum productivity. ... uptake). Low soil pH also limits the release of some nutrients from soil organic matter and reduces ...

  5. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    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 ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ...

  7. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    their own decision based on scientific research/suggestions and personal observations. Fertilization ... research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... nutrient levels. They may have to experiment with the fertility program based on the levels established for ...

  8. August 2021 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/august-2021-highlights

    these individuals and their contributions to food science and technology as well as their support of our ... 30+ years of experience as an innovative researcher, engaging teacher, and international outreach ... department for all incoming and transfer students to FST, orientation for our new graduate students, and ...

  9. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... of our ag community. We all struggle to talk about suicide and mental health. Though the ... mental health and farm stress for our ag community at  u.osu.edu/farmstress/resources. Visit and ...

  10. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    soil fertility is essential for optimal onion production. Testing your soil pH and nutrient ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ... is recommended to test your soil every three years; once before planting, and then after fertilizing ...

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