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  1. Moisture Stress Biggest Limiting Factor in Crop Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/moisture-stress-biggest-limiting-factor-crop-production

    "Ohio is fortunate in that medium textured soils are common in the state, and many Ohio soils have high ... a little over an inch of that is available to plants. Slater said the ideal soils are medium textured, such ... scenario. Consistent springtime soil moisture failed to promote root growth to its fullest water-exploring ...

  2. Chow Line: Vitamin D and heart health: jury still out

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-vitamin-d-and-heart-health-jury-still-out-0

    blood levels of vitamin D might be a separate risk factor for heart disease. But-- and this is a big ... concern that Americans 50 and older are at risk of not getting enough vitamin D to maintain bone health. ... with the lowest levels of vitamin D in their blood at the beginning of the study had twice the risk of ...

  3. Phosphorus Risk to Water? Seminar Thursday (1/27) on How to Gauge It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/phosphorus-risk-water-seminar-thursday-127-how-gauge-it

    Phosphorus Risk Index is a field-based planning tool that integrates soil properties, hydrology and ... a Phosphorus Risk Index Framework in Ohio” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (1/27) as part of the school’s ... agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from soil to water, according to ...

  4. Tips to Put Damaged Pastures Back into Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tips-put-damaged-pastures-back-production

    distributed legume species to counter high nitrogen prices. "At this level, supplemental fertilizer ... pH should be above 6.0, with a goal of 6.5. Soil phosphorus level should be at 25 parts per million ... and soil potassium should be at 100 to 120 ppm," said Lewandowski. "If the soil is not close ...

  5. New FactSheet- Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/new-factsheet-efficient-lawn-care-practices-help-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-waterways

    a difference!    lawn lawns turf water quality HABs soil testing ...

  6. OCVN Franklin County 2022

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/ocvn-franklin-county-2022

    modules.  The session topics include Ohio’s birds, geology, soils, forests, mammals, water resources, ... 5:30—8:00 PM (Soils) OSU Extension Office, Franklin County; 12/7/2022 Wed 5:30—8:00 PM (Climate Change) OSU ...

  7. Chow Line: Triglyceride levels sensitive to diet (for 4/12/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-triglyceride-levels-sensitive-diet-41209-1

    April 3, 2009 My dad mentioned to me that a blood test revealed high triglycerides, and he was ... to where they need to be (either to be used as energy or stored for later). High blood levels of ... triglycerides (above 150 milligrams per deciliter, or mg/dL) after fasting puts you at higher risk for hardening ...

  8. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    Conservation Service Ohio Phosphorus (P) Risk Index to better predict the risk of phosphorus moving off farm ... agribusinesses to complete the project. Her goals are to make the Ohio P Risk Index accurate, add more best ... their P Risk Index scores, evaluate management options and make informed decisions to better manage ...

  9. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    phosphorus on three field scenarios: application based on soil test data with the field divided into 2.5 acre ... it may not have always been economically feasible for farmers with medium-size operations to adopt ... profits," said Reeder. "Variations in a field, from slope to soil type to drainage, can have an impact ...

  10. Chow Line: Keep physically fit at any weight (9/21/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-keep-physically-fit-any-weight-92112

    pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides and fasting glucose levels. They also took a treadmill test that ... healthy, and they also had a better fitness level than obese participants who had high blood pressure, high ... a standard treadmill test — is a better measure of health risks than what the scale says. The take-home ...

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