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  1. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    prefer to dig new nesting holes in full sun, where well-drained soils exist and vegetation is sparse. ... killer females can cause unsightly soil mounds, often displacing several pounds of soil while tunneling. ... Each female digs an individual burrow 6–10 inches deep and one-half inch wide. The soil is dislodged by ...

  2. Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-515

    + (0.05 x CEC))] + (YP x CR) + 20 CL is the critical level (100 ppm at a CEC of 10), STL is the soil test ... test results are based on soil calibration studies that correlate soil test levels to crop yield ... crop (buildup stage). Once soil test values reach the critical soil test level, a maintenance approach ...

  3. Strategies for Coping with Parasite Larvae on Pastures in the Springtime in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-28

    a high-risk practice in the absence of refugia. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 57 (6), 359–363. ... drying by soil moisture and organic debris from late fall through the winter, significant numbers of them ... ewes usually fall rapidly to low levels as the ewe's immune system returns to normal. As a result, ...

  4. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  5. Farm to Health: Maximizing Nutrients and Phytonutrients in Ohio Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5581

    green beans. How Cooking or Preserving Can Impact Nutrient and Phytonutrient Levels Cooking and ... phytonutrient levels. How do you maximize the levels in your food? Keep reading: Boiling —Shorter cooking time ... carotenoid) from tomatoes. Can cause loss of vitamin C. Freezing —Results in high nutrient retention. ...

  6. Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0109

    is to maintain soil test P and K between the “critical level” (minimum) and “maintenance limit” ... level before planting. The estimated amount of P 2 O 5 required to raise a soil test 1 PPM is 20 pounds ... For example, if a soil test is 100 PPM and the goal is to increase the soil test to a critical level ...

  7. Monroe County’s Forest Economy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-78

    trees 5.0 inches in diameter and larger, measured at breast height (4.5 feet). Height is recorded from ... provides soil stabilization, clean water, self-satisfaction, and a potential source of income. Managing ... local service forester to help you develop a management plan for your property.  Obtain soils ...

  8. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-149

    amounts to eat, based on gender, age and physical activity level. Personalized guides and other resources ... Boys 9–13 years old 14–18 years old 6-ounce equivalents 8-ounce equivalents Women 19–50 years old 51+ ... years old 6-ounce equivalents 5-ounce equivalents Men 19–30 years old 31–50 years old 51+ years old ...

  9. Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    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 ...

  10. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    a relationship between high tick populations and the presence of the invasive shrub, making it crucial for forest ... between the two species. Common barberry has sharply toothed leaf margins and Japanese barberry has smooth ... gloves, skin, or fur due to their high silica content. Proper protective gear is recommended when managing ...

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