2023 – Butler County Master Gardener Scholarship Application – Post Secondary
for their education/apprenticeship beyond high school. Requirements/explanations are listed on the ...
Employers of our Grads
Where are our Undergrad and Grad Alumni? Undergraduates About 50% of our undergraduates and many ... of our MS grads go on to graduate school, and 50% work in research labs or the private sector. Ohio ... agencies, and in management level positions in private industry. Our alumni have excellent records of ...
Lime and the Home Lawn
between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When Is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...
Fruit Rots of Blueberry: Alternaria, Anthracnose, and Botrytis
susceptible. Wet weather and temperatures between 59 and 68°F are most conducive to disease development. In the ... and Reveille have some resistance to anthracnose. Avoid highly susceptible cultivars like Berkeley, ...
Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive
sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in the spring and can ... successional woodlands, and abandoned agricultural fields. They do not grow well in dense forests or wet soils ... mature in late summer and fall. Fruits persist throughout the winter. Seeds remain viable in the soil for ...
Secondary Injury Prevention: Understanding Concussions
concussions with athletics or sporting events, but due to the nature of the work, farmers are at a high risk ... a concussion. Additional risk factors include working with livestock, working with heavy tools and equipment, ... fall Preventing a Concussion To reduce the risk of head trauma and prevent a concussion consider these ...
Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart
artery walls is high enough that it increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart ... high levels of stress cause: High blood pressure Irregular heart rhythms Damage to arteries Higher ... stresses associated with most occupations such as high demand, time pressures, and increased workload; ...
Overview and Cost of a Small-Scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University
fish), the chances of something going wrong increases. Fish, bacteria, and plants require high ... harvested annually depend on your goals and tolerance for risk, species, size of species upon stocking, ... strong, although turnover rates for those in production 10+ years is likely high. Reasons for turnover may ...
Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners
Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...
Algae for Biofuels
of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...