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  1. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

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

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  2. Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/nuisance-bird-economics-prevention-and-control

    spread disease through droppings and pose health risks to livestock and humans. Feed loss ... excess of $8,000/year. Health losses and disease risk can increase this loss.       Health and disease ... cryptococcidia, and histoplamosis.  These diseases reduce cow health and intestinal health and increase risk of ...

  3. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6–40% of the deer had antibodies to the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...

  4. Keep In Mind Soil Test K And pH Are Affected By Low Soil Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-37/keep-mind-soil-test-k-and-ph-are-affected-low-soil-moisture

    test potassium (K) levels because K still remains in the crop residues and/or low soil moisture caused ... POTASSIUM Typically soil test K levels are lower than expected in a dry fall. One factor contributing to low ... in soil test K with soil moisture. When field moist soil high in K is dried for analysis, soil test ...

  5. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  6. Fall is the Best Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-37/fall-best-time-sample-soybean-cyst-nematode-scn

    a soil test will reveal if SCN is present and at what levels. Knowing your SCN numbers in fall will give ... visible symptoms. To know if the nematode is present in a field, soil sample for SCN testing must be ... planning to collect samples for soil fertility, a subsample can be used for SCN testing! After harvest, ...

  7. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    When soil test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 PPM, there is increased  potential of P losses into ... For example, many dairies have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. ... over-application harms the environment and can harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always ...

  8. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    protein and energy ingredients. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index ...

  9. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  10. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-preparation-class

    for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient management, soil and ...

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