Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive
sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in the spring and can ... successional woodlands, and abandoned agricultural fields. They do not grow well in dense forests or wet soils ... mature in late summer and fall. Fruits persist throughout the winter. Seeds remain viable in the soil for ...
Secondary Injury Prevention: Understanding Concussions
concussions with athletics or sporting events, but due to the nature of the work, farmers are at a high risk ... a concussion. Additional risk factors include working with livestock, working with heavy tools and equipment, ... fall Preventing a Concussion To reduce the risk of head trauma and prevent a concussion consider these ...
Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart
artery walls is high enough that it increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart ... high levels of stress cause: High blood pressure Irregular heart rhythms Damage to arteries Higher ... stresses associated with most occupations such as high demand, time pressures, and increased workload; ...
Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners
Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...
Overview and Cost of a Small-Scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University
fish), the chances of something going wrong increases. Fish, bacteria, and plants require high ... harvested annually depend on your goals and tolerance for risk, species, size of species upon stocking, ... strong, although turnover rates for those in production 10+ years is likely high. Reasons for turnover may ...
Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory
the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Methods ... region. This summary, entitled Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...
Algae for Biofuels
of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...
(from forage analysis) 1.07 15.4 0.94 0.41 Pelleted Grain (from feed tag) 1.50 12.0 0.75 0.85 ... we need to substitute grain for hay to raise the energy. 1.50 Mcal/lb DE of grain – 1.07 Mcal/lb DE ... source of sulfur. Excessively high levels of sulfur depress copper absorption. Sulfur is also found in ...
Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production
is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...
Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife
the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...