Nuisance Bird Economics, Prevention, and Control for Livestock Farms
spread disease through droppings and pose health risks to livestock and humans. Feed loss ... excess of $8,000/year. Health losses and disease risk can increase this loss. Health and disease ... cryptococcidia, and histoplamosis. These diseases reduce cow health and intestinal health and increase risk of ...
Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards
environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...
Overholt International Drainage Hall of Fame Inducts Two Drainage Experts
with the 11 th International Drainage Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa and was organized by the Soil and ... of Fame for their outstanding contributions to the field: Dr. Dan Jaynes, former research soil ... University of Wisconsin (MS, soil science), and Monmouth College (BA, physics). His scholarly contributions ...
Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing
State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...
Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals
can cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection ... bacteria are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... cdc.gov/yersinia/index.html. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Vital signs: Incidence and trends of infection ...
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 ...
Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables
pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...
Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry
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). ...
Ohio State's AgOne program application is open
who are interested in identifying the next steps for themselves to level up their leadership. ... their skills to lead in a board setting.” The AgOne program is a collaboration between the College of ...
Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory
the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Methods ... region. This summary, entitled Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...