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  1. Proper Spinner-Disc Spreader Operation, Terms and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-563

    tests, should be between 1 and 3 ft 2 in area, 4 to 6 in. deep. Conveyor Drive —used to accurately meter ... directly behind the spinner, low rates between the spinner and the edge of the swath, and high application ... agriculture operations as a method to apply soil amendments in an economically conscious manner. Operating ...

  2. Household Well Water Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-314

    issue, in addition to the annual tests, check the level of the metals listed below before purchasing ... corrosive water: lead copper pH corrosion index hardness Testing for Suspected Contamination Testing ... the owner is responsible for water testing and treatment. While water tests are not required, to ...

  3. Rust Diseases of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-12

    level of rust severity. High levels of disease before or during flowering usually have the greatest ... Adequate, balanced fertilization based on a soil test should reduce the possibility of severe yield loss due ... kernels, and by lowering test weight and the protein content of the grain. In the case of stem rust, ...

  4. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    The main reason is that proliferation of weed species with high levels of resistance to the most ... perceived risks may not be as high as many people fear. 2,4-D and dicamba have, after all, been used on ... cure. We encourage open and frank communication between all parties. Spell out the risk. Inform your ...

  5. Keeping Sun Safe

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hsc-7

    and reduce your risk of skin cancer. Daily sunscreen use and following these recommended practices ... a 30 to 50 SPF (Sun Protection Factor) rating for best protection. Sunscreens contain one or more ... between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, trying to stay in the shade when you need to be out during ...

  6. Growing Degree Days as a Method of Rating the Maturity of Corn Hybrids

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-101

    T Low) divided by 2, minus 50 Examples of GDD Calculations: For High = 80 F, Low = 60 F: GDD = 80 plus 60 ... divided by 2 minus 50 = 20;   For High = 60 F, Low = 40 F: GDD = 60 plus 50(40) divided by 2 minus 50 = 5; ...   For High = 90 F, Low = 70 F: GDD = 86(90) plus 70 divided by 2 minus 50 = 28   Growing Degree Days or ...

  7. Growing Cauliflower in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1613

    adequate if an equal amount of rainfall does not occur. Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 ... lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your local OSU Extension ... office for information on soil testing. In the absence of a soil test, 2 to 3 pounds of 8-16-16 ...

  8. Biosecurity for Youth Livestock Exhibitors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-7

    reduce pathogen levels. How Do I Determine My Risks? Reducing the risk of disease in your animals starts ... state or herd level. Currently, there is heightened awareness of national biosecurity as the United ... States attempts to keep highly pathogenic avian influenza, as well as other diseases such as ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer from bouncing out (Figure 3). Pans should be level during tests. Figure 5: Example collection pan ... Pans per Pass 30 23 40 31 50 39 60 47 70 55 80 63 90 71 The size of the pans and test tubes should be ... to ensure consistent particle capture. Remember, the test pan array should always be setup in a level ...

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