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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. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    Municipal Corporation or Township Maximum # of DORAs Size of DORA More than 50,000 Six Up to contiguous ... acres or 1 square mile 35,001-50,000 Three Up to 320 contiguous acres or  ½ square mile 35,000 or less ... One Up to 150 contiguous acres How Do You Expand or Dissolve a DORA? A municipal corporation or ...

  3. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    50 ppm, increased levels of keratoconjunctivitis and tracheitis have been observed. These trachea and ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ... concentrations. People begin to detect odors at 5–50 ppm. Irritation to mucous surfaces occurs at 100–500 ppm ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. Ohio 4-H Spark Expo Returns in June

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-4-h-spark-expo-returns-in-june-0

    for wherever their path may lead them after high school,” said Margo Overholt-Seckel, 4-H workforce ... CFAES admissions team and learn how to better prepare their students for their post-high school ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. The Controlled Environment Agriculture Research Complex

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/the-controlled-environment-agriculture-research-complex

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) must transform into a more highly effective, relevant, ... that is now 50 years out of date—are lacking basic features common among modern greenhouses. In areas ... non-arable soil, etc. As the amount of the world’s arable land continues to decrease, controlled environment ...

  9. Innovative tech shows promise to boost rubber production in US

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/innovative-tech-shows-promise-boost-rubber-production-in-us

    Emily Caldwell Developments crucial as world’s natural supply is at risk COLUMBUS, Ohio – With ... disease and high demand posing threats to the world’s primary natural rubber supply in Southeast Asia, ... tires, rubber has applications in an estimated 50,000 products. The need is urgent for a domestic natural ...

  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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