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  1. Try These Simple Forms of Summer Sun Protection

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/try-these-simple-forms-summer-sun-protection-0

    such as Vitamin D, overexposure can lead to health risks to the skin and eyes, such as sunburn, skin ... and where the sun’s rays are the strongest. This means that UV levels will be highest around noon on ... a clear sunny day, even more so during the summer months. UV levels will also be highest near surfaces ...

  2. Fertility Management of Meadows

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-5

    nutrition, forage test to check for adequate levels. When the soil pH is below 5.0, aluminum availability ... critical soil test level of 15-25 parts per million (ppm) phosphorus for Bray P1 test results or 28-40 ppm ... leaching. The critical soil test levels for potassium are 125-200 ppm. Plants have the ability to take up ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Livestock Can't Take The Heat- Ways To Cool Them Down

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-cant-take-heat-ways-cool-them-down

    index (THI) is a chart that was created to factor in the temperature and humidity to create thresholds ... 'alert' zone of 75 on the THI chart. A thermal heat index of 84 is the 'emergency' zone where ... extreme caution needs to be taken for our livestock. The emergency level can be reached at a temperature ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Natural Resources Officer

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/2620

    Resources (ODNR) as we seek to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for ... police, security forces, investigative services, intelligence) Ability to pass fitness and swim test Valid ... references. A physical examination A drug test A psychological evaluation Recruitment Timeline* Job Posting ...

  8. Natural Resources Cadet

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/2619

    mid August – late August 2024. Cadets must meet the 50th Percentile of the Fitness Testing Entry ... Resources (ODNR) as we seek to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for ... services, intelligence) Ability to pass fitness and swim test Valid driver's license 21 years of age ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. New to Farming? Perhaps USDA can help

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/new-farming-perhaps-usda-can-help

    process.   Depending on your operation, you may want to consider crop insurance. The USDA’s Risk Management ... Agency provides crop insurance to help you manage risks on your farm. There are many types of insurance ...

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