The Importance of Measuring pH in Milk

The measurement of pH in milk is important in testing for impurities, spoilage, and signs of mastitis infection. While there are a number of factors that affect the composition of milk, pH measurements can help producers understand what might be causing certain compositional changes. pH measurements are commonly performed at various points in a milk…

Measurement of Conductivity in Yogurt

The regular consumption of dairy products provides numerous health benefits, such as strengthening bone health, encouraging proper digestion, and reducing the risk of certain infections. Yoghurt is one of the most popular types of dairy products consumed worldwide. Depending on the desired fat content of the finished product, yoghurt is produced with milk, cream, or…

Monitoring Humidity in Greenhouses

An important aspect of agriculture and, more specifically, greenhouses is humidity. Since greenhouses are enclosed, they are subject to variations in humidity that aren’t present in open air growing environments. Too much or too little humidity, like water, can cause issues for growers. Too little water/ humidity and your plants wither away; too much water/humidity…

Measuring pH of Construction Site Stormwater

Stormwater is a term for the runoff water resulting from a precipitation event such as rainfall in urban areas. Urban areas tend to have large amounts of impervious surfaces, resulting in large volumes of runoff. As stormwater flows over these impervious surfaces, chemicals, pollutants, debris, and sediment are gathered. This pollutant and nutrient-rich stormwater ultimately…

pH of Biscuit and Cookie Dough

Biscuits are a favourite treat among young and old in Australia. A sweet crispy style cake that dates back to the early seventh century AD Persia is now a pantry staple. By the time of the Renaissance, various recipes were developed to enjoy the tasty commodity known as fine cakes, or cookies, or biscuits. Small…