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  1. Forage Testing for Beef Cattle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0149

    0.12% Mg. High soil potassium levels are associated with increased incidence of grass tetany. The ratio ... (ppm). If the forage contains a high level of molybdenum (2 ppm) or sulfur at 0.25%, Cu could be ... samples are low in Zn. The recommended levels for zinc are between 30 and 1,000 parts per million (ppm ...

  2. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    to keep organic soils at a target pH of 5.3 to minimize the risk of micronutrient deficiencies ... state that the optimal pH range of muck soils should be between 5.3 and 5.8, depending on the crop ... The application of lime had no effect on soil test phosphorus (P) or potassium (K) values, but the ...

  3. Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity awarded to renowned soil scientist Rattan Lal

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gulbenkian-prize-for-humanity-awarded-renowned-soil-scientist-rattan-lal

    carbon A globally renowned soil scientist at The Ohio State University, Rattan Lal, has been awarded the ... chosen for his pioneering work in promoting a soil-centric approach to agriculture that has been ... natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems, particularly soils. He pioneered a soil-centric approach that ...

  4. Moderate to larger-than-moderate harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/moderate-larger-moderate-harmful-algal-bloom-predicted-for-western-lake-erie

    measure 5, with a potential range of 4.5-6 on the severity index — similar to last year’s bloom, which had ... a severity index of 5.3. An index above 5 indicates more severe HABs. Blooms over 7.5 are particularly ... with a severity index of 10, and 2015, with a severity index of 10.5. The HAB severity index is based ...

  5. Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-96

    manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... soil test levels are at or above their respective maintenance limit, then no further P 2 O5 or ...

  6. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    sources to produce 200 ppm chlorinated water. Chlorine gas, stored in high-pressure vessels, can be ... 6.5. In large operations, where high levels of organic material and debris are present on the produce, ... granulated powder 65 or 68% free active chlorine high capital, high operation hazardous due to higher percent ...

  7. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  8. CFAES faculty named 2024-25 Fulbright Scholars

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-faculty-named-2024-25-fulbright-scholars

    three Australian mining regions, as well as a comparative analysis between Australian and U. S. energy ... creating opportunities for student research exchange between the universities. Demyan, associate professor ... of soil and environmental mineralogy, will conduct his research in Thailand. His research interests ...

  9. CFAES associate dean, faculty member, and grad student earn national engineering honors

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-associate-dean-faculty-member-and-grad-student-earn-national-engineering-honors

    scholarly publications, including more than 50 on topics related to teaching and learning. “I am humbled by ...

  10. CFAES soil science experts advancing Ohio’s farm taxation through CAUV

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/july-august-2024/cfaes-soil-science-experts-advancing-ohio%E2%80%99s-farm-taxation

    At the heart of Ohio’s agricultural valuation lies a list of soil types, a  key factor in ... crops: soybeans, corn, and wheat. Professor Brian Slater, a CFAES soil science expert, explains that the ... formula involves yield tables for each soil type. The yield tables were established in 1984. Current crop ...

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