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  1. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  2. Conducting Successful Family Business Transition Meetings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-43

    a grant received by Ohio State University Extension from the North Central Risk Management Education ...

  3. A Guide to Corn Growth and Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0148

    maturity). Vegetative and reproductive stages of development are determined when 50% or more of the plants ... coleoptile emerges through the soil surface (Figure 2). The root system consists of the radicle (with branch ... roots) and seminal roots. The number of calendar days between planting and emergence varies and is ...

  4. Biosecurity for Youth Livestock Exhibitors

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    reduce pathogen levels. How Do I Determine My Risks? Reducing the risk of disease in your animals starts ... state or herd level. Currently, there is heightened awareness of national biosecurity as the United ... States attempts to keep highly pathogenic avian influenza, as well as other diseases such as ...

  5. Management Considerations for the Cribbing Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-89

    Pinchbeck, G. L. (2015). Management and horse‐level risk factors for recurrent colic in the UK general equine ... (Litva, Robinson, & Archer, 2010). Horses that have more grain in their diet have an increased risk of ... developing stereotypies, while increased roughage in the diet has been associated with a decreased risk of ...

  6. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  7. Sour Rot Disorder of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-50

    contributing to the spread of sour rot within and between clusters.  Sour rot risk is greatest when the amount ... As the temperature decreases, so does the risk of sour rot. At temperatures below 50 °F the risk of ... PLPATH-FRU-50 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/13/2021 Melanie Lewis Ivey, Associate ...

  8. Calibrating Boom Sprayers for Forestry Herbicide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-529

    bring the error margin between the new and the old nozzle within 10 percent of the new nozzle flow rate, ... a four-nozzle boom deliver 42, 47, 50, and 56 ounces/minute (OPM) at 40 PSI spray pressure. The nozzle catalog ... indicates that a new nozzle of the same type and capacity has a flow rate of 50 OPM at the same spray ...

  9. Phosphorus (P) Nutrient Use in Ohio

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    percent of Ohio counties had decreasing trends in mean soil test P (STP) levels between 1993 and 2015. ... a large degree for given soil test P (STP) values and crop production levels. In instances with the same ... reduced median soil test P (STP) levels across most Ohio counties from 1995 to 2015 supports this finding ...

  10. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

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