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  1. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    recommended. The treatment equipment required to remove high levels of dissolved salts and organic compounds is ... chemicals could contaminate private water supplies. Proper water tests are valuable tools for addressing ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ...

  2. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  3. Avia Influenza Impacting Ohio: Here's What You Need To Know

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/avia-influenza-impacting-ohio-heres-what-you-need-know

    classifications: High Pathogenic and Low Pathogenic AI.  High Path AI strains are extremely infectious, often fatal ... purple discoloration of the wattles, combs, and legs; green diarrhea; and nasal discharge.  If a High ... are moving between farms. When AI has been identified within a flock, the USDA has a response team ...

  4. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...

  5. Wine Grape Cultivars for the Midwest

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0138

    temperatures between 0 and minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and vines are often killed if temperatures reach minus ... the most challenging to grow even though they produce high-quality wines and typically are the ... Generally, they are processed into juices, jams, jellies, or wines. Well-managed vineyards have high yields ...

  6. Testing Protocols for Diseases Surveillance in Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-32

    sensitivity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that the sample is actually negative when ... false positives. So, when the specificity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that ... often inversely correlated for a given test. In other words, tests with high sensitivity typically have ...

  7. Chicken Breed Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-60

    support shell development. Egg colors vary between breeds. Egg colors include: white, various shades of ... for desired characteristics to be able to grow quickly with high feed efficiency. Similar to White ... and avian influenza. Breeders that are members are required to have their birds tested for ...

  8. Two FABE faculty awarded Global Gateways Initiative grants

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/two-fabe-faculty-awarded-global-gateways-initiative-grants

    "Effectiveness of Restoration Practices on Strem Ecosystems in Riparian Forests between Brazil and the United ... soil degradation and water management issues in India’s Western Ghats Region" The Western Ghats ... region in India, endowed with fertile soils and abundant water resources, has faced soil degradation and ...

  9. Substance Abuse and Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591109

    Note Review the case studies or create others. Divide the workers into two groups to discuss scenarios ... their effects and increases the risk of injury and death. Drug and alcohol use increases the possibility ... of an on-the-job accident. Case Study 1 Joe drank beer and wine in high school and started using ...

  10. Diabetes and Your Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-166

    increased risk for diabetes, you should see a doctor and be tested for diabetes. Warning Signs of Type ... : Frequent blood-sugar testing will help check your glucose level. Some people test their glucose several ... diabetes. Another 86 million people have pre-diabetes, meaning that their blood glucose levels are higher ...

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