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  1. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    bacterial spores. Ongoing research suggests that PEF in combination with heat may inactivate bacterial ... spores, but more comprehensive research is needed before PEF can be used as a sterilization method. To ... 2018). PEF pretreatment facilitates the release of nutrients from fruits, vegetables, and herbs, thus ...

  2. Dean's Updates

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/deans-updates

    January 27: Support resources for our community January 9: Dean's Update 2022: December December 9: ... Update November 16: Dean's Update November 6: Dean's Update Our New CFAES DEI Leadership ... Dean's Update April 30: Dean's Update FAQs March March 30: Research Update March 27: Dean's ...

  3. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    & Soil Fertility Specialist, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster. Energy and ... Panicum virgatum 3 to 7 feet Tolerates poorly drained and low fertility soils, occasional flooding, and ... fertilizers and can grow in low fertility soils. Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 3 to 6 feet Growth begins ...

  4. Shared Harvest Food Distribution

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/shared-harvest-food-distribution-0

    charities in 5 Ohio counties, providing meals or groceries to needy families through our network of food ... signs of hunger through our BackPack program; distributes food each month to 1,700 senior citizens ...

  5. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate low-nutrient and low-moisture ... environments with adequate light. Where there are adequate amounts of nutrients, moisture, and light, it can ... exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, their preferential browsing on native ...

  6. Drainage Installation Field Day

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/drainage-installation-field-day

    management (Bruce Clevenger, Defiance County Extension) 1:00 PM –3:00 PM: Field demonstrations continue ... Education and Research Program, Ohio State’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, ... and OSU Extension;in cooperation with USDA-NRCS, USDA-ARS, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, ...

  7. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    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 ...

  8. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...

  9. Distinguished Ohio State Professor and leading soil scientist Rattan Lal earns India’s fourth highest award for groundbreaking work

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/distinguished-ohio-state-professor-and-leading-soil-scientist-rattan-lal-earns-india%E2%80%99s

    that restores nutrients to the soil by trapping them in the ground. Soil sequestration also prevents ... India’s prestigious Padma Shri award for his innovative research and sustainable farming practices that ... Science and Engineering category for pioneering a method of farming called soil sequestration, a technique ...

  10. Preservative-Treated Wood: A Sustainable Consumer Choice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-71-11

    plastic composites. This greatly enhances the life cycle management of treated wood. Conclusion Our wood ... aesthetically pleasing, and genetically diverse material we call wood. Unfortunately, our predominantly urban ... around our homes that lack treated wood's environmental friendliness and carbon neutrality. ...

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