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  1. Crops and Soils Club Wins a CFAES Student Organization Excellence Award!

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/crops-and-soils-club-wins-cfaes-student-organization-excellence-award

    in high school, so being an officer for Crops and Soils came naturally to me. I've previously ... Congratulations to our  Crops and Soils Club, for receiving the  College of Food, Agricultural, ... associations". The Club received  the award at the CFAES Olympics on March 28th, 2024. The Crops and Soils club ...

  2. Grain Quality Attributes of TopCross® High Oil, High Lysine, Waxy, and Conventional Yellow Dent Corns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-137-99

    Field tests were conducted in 1997 to compare the grain quality and agronomic performance of high oil ... acid levels were greater and linoleic and linolenic acid levels lower in TopCross high oil grain than ... differed among corn types. Lysine levels were greatest in the high lysine corn (0.33-0.37%) followed by the ...

  3. Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-5

    other soil-borne pathogens. The female index (FI) is the best way to check for the true level of ... Fertility—Maintain optimum fertility based on a soil test. Under high SCN populations, even the most fertile fields ... Soil Cyst Count Population Level Management Strategies 0-40 0 None Detected Continue to monitor field ...

  4. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    crops by applying simple protection from cold temperatures. Structures classified as ‘high tunnels’ are ... production season. Because of relatively high market prices for locally grown, fresh vegetables and fruits in ... winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ...

  5. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    water is recommended. Have your soil tested for nutrients (macro and micro), pH and heavy metals such as ... and for determining the use of soil amendments. The fact sheet “Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens” (HYG-1132) provides detailed information on soil tests ...

  6. Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1001

    Balasubramaniam This fact sheet provides information on how high-pressure processing (HPP) is used to pasteurize ... food, improve food safety, and enhance food quality.  What is High-Pressure Processing? High-pressure processing ... is also known as high hydrostatic pressure processing (HHP) and ultra-high-pressure processing (UHP). ...

  7. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  8. Phytophthora Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-04

    planting, high incidence of seedling damping-off can result in yield losses greater than 50 percent in ... soils with high clay content. Traditionally, the northwest section of the state has had severe problems ... of P. sojae have been detected in Ohio soils, with as many as 50 from a single field. The tremendous ...

  9. Oak Wilt

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-02

    neighbors, or whenever a high risk of infection exists. High value may be attributed to individual trees or ... infections, thus closing the overland cycle. While insect spread is an important medium to long-range ... dispersal mechanism for this fungus, it is estimated that 90 percent of new infections occur between ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio’s Forests: Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-66

    in soil for 5 or more years. It is important to remove as much root as possible since garlic mustard ... not compost! Garlic mustard can also be cut a few inches above the soil surface just after the flower ... the size of the infestation, site conditions (topography, soil moisture, etc.), and access to and ...

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