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  1. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    crumbs on surface in some places. 27,000 gallons/acre 25–50% or Less Soil Moisture Amount to Reach AWC ... 30,000 gallons/acre Somewhat pliable; balls under pressure. 20,000 gallons/acre 50–75% Soil Moisture ... moisture levels that are near or exceeding the soil water holding capacity. The addition of liquid manure ...

  2. Livestock Can Handle Low Temperatures But Challenges Exist

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-can-handle-low-temperatures-challenges-exist

    both.  Either scenario can create some management problems for us to tackle.  Our ruminant livestock can ... livestock are fine.  However, the low critical temperature (LCT) for cattle can be as high as 59 degrees if ... beef cattle is between 18 and 20 degrees for those with a heavy winter coat, or 32 degrees for a normal ...

  3. Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Management: It’s All About the Seed

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-76

    only 25 percent germination following year equals 50,000 plants Even assuming 99 percent control that ... the seed last in soil? Approximately 80 percent of the seeds lose viability within the first 12 ... left on the surface, compared with burial 6 inches deep.   Bottom line:  Viable seed levels will ...

  4. Limiting Risks for Your Unborn Baby

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5535

    healthy. Certain substances or dietary habits could classify you as high risk. Some risk factors are ... behaviors are associated with low birth weight, which can lead to low oxygen levels at birth, the inability ... low-carbohydrate diet, the high-protein diet, the starvation diet and the liquid-protein diet. Fad diets often ...

  5. Court bans spray used on soybean, cotton crops

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/court-bans-spray-used-soybean-cotton-crops

    I was driving to work last week and noticed that there were a high number of skunks that had ... soil-applied preemergence residual will be critical for Xtend beans planted in fields where you suspect ...

  6. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...

  7. Grain Bin Hazards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59155

    situation. For example, if the grain is moldy, then a HEPA (High Efficiency Filter) cartridge will be needed ... maintenance to reduce risk of ignition due to machinery failure. Falling Hazards: Many walking/working ... the surface, suffocation will likely occur. In three to four seconds, grain can be above knee level ...

  8. Avia Influenza Impacting Ohio: Here's What You Need To Know

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/avia-influenza-impacting-ohio-heres-what-you-need-know

    classifications: High Pathogenic and Low Pathogenic AI.  High Path AI strains are extremely infectious, often fatal ... purple discoloration of the wattles, combs, and legs; green diarrhea; and nasal discharge.  If a High ... are moving between farms. When AI has been identified within a flock, the USDA has a response team ...

  9. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  10. 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 ...

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