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  1. On-Farm Solar Site Assessment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-4103

    should decrease the tilt of your modules or arrays an additional 10 to 15 degrees and in the winter ... effect intensifies during the winter season when the sun has a lower sky path. Therefore, it is ... recommended to analyze the shadow impacts on a proposed site during the winter season, because it will ...

  2. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

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

    Resources, Franklin County  Raising chickens during the winter has challenges: decreased egg production, ... safe during the winter. Winterizing your chicken coop and daily monitoring of your chickens will help ... chickens that winter better than others. These include Ameraucanas, Ancona, Black Australorps, Black Giant, ...

  3. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

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

    wattles are prone to frostbite in harsh climates, so make sure your flock is winterized. Eyes The eyes of ...

  4. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    Mr. Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Cold winter ... ventilation during winter months in closed structures. The goal is to provide adequate air turnover to prevent ... ammonia accumulation while avoiding any direct drafts on the calf. A general recommendation for winter ...

  5. Estimating the Size of Your Solar Electric System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-4102

    winter that contribute to a peak electrical usage of 5,200 kWh in January. If you don't have your ... summer months, and would receive credit for excess generation that can be recovered in the winter months ...

  6. Early-Spring Planted Forages for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-2/early-spring-planted-forages-dairy-farms

    biennial in longevity, so it can usually produce some forage into the second year, depending on winter ...

  7. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    the winter. Each queen will spend the winter burrowed about 10 inches below ground, emerging in spring ... to start a new colony. All the members of the old colony die with the winter’s cold, including the ...

  8. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    southern United States. Half-high blueberries are better suited for extremely cold winter conditions and ... Early-Mid Good Medium Good Vigorous and upright; blooms late to avoid frost. Tolerates fluctuating winter ... Very winter hardy; bushy growth habit; ripening is concentrated. Berkeley Mid Good Large Medium ...

  9. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    Table 5. Homemade soups are something to savor, especially on a cold winter night. They can be a quick ...

  10. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    winter. Their name, hydrangea, comes from the Greek words “hydor” meaning water, referring to the plant’s ... Providing winter protection will increase success even more. Details are reviewed within the discussion of ... reduced, plants become stressed and more susceptible to diseases as well as winter injury. While hydrangeas ...

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