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  1. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Sunn Hemp as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0133

    on planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen = 50–150 lb. of N per acre (not ... average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 3–9 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,000–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ...

  4. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2012-13

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-13

    Value—Projected 2013—Improved, Non-Rotation $3,636 $1,514 $5,150 $2,121 *Range—One standard deviation above and ... 3.50% Pasture Cash Rent—Projected 2013—Improved, Non-Rotation $71 $32 $103 $38 Pasture Land ... (bu/a) 50.4 4.1 54.4 46.3 Market Value per Acre 2012 $6,680 $1,745 $8,425 $4,935 2013 $7,170 $1,897 ...

  5. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2011-12

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-12

    according to survey results. Cash rent for "poor" cropland is expected to average $150 per acre in ... $150 $30 $180 $120 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash Rent 6.90% 12.61% 19.51%-5.72% 5-Year ... Rent per Acre 2011 $122 $20 $142 $101 2012 $131 $19 $150 $112 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash ...

  6. Salmonella in Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-62

    signal detected. Purple/blue: low intensity signal; Green/yellow: medium intensity signal; Red: high ... between 60 to 65 degrees Celsius. This technique is very sensitive, however, the level of detection varies ... Further, due to the asymptomatic nature of the interaction between Salmonella and tomato plants and fruits, ...

  7. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  8. Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 1

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-516

    the ability of a plant to survive in stress periods with low internal water levels (Levitt, 1972). ... genetics, breeders have been able to identify many high-yielding hybrids with good yield stability across ... (WST) on soil textures that included silty clay loam, clay loam and silt loam. Weather each year was ...

  9. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  10. Eating Healthy During Stressful Times

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5244

    development of chronic inflammation developing and affecting our body. High levels of chronic inflammation are ... dessert References American Heart Association. (2011).  “High sugar consumption may increase risk factors ... Tabung, F., & Hebert, J. (2014). A population-based dietary inflammatory index predicts levels of ...

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