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  1. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    recommended. The treatment equipment required to remove high levels of dissolved salts and organic compounds is ... chemicals could contaminate private water supplies. Proper water tests are valuable tools for addressing ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ...

  2. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    Municipal Corporation or Township Maximum # of DORAs Size of DORA More than 50,000 Six Up to contiguous ... acres or 1 square mile 35,001-50,000 Three Up to 320 contiguous acres or  ½ square mile 35,000 or less ... One Up to 150 contiguous acres How Do You Expand or Dissolve a DORA? A municipal corporation or ...

  3. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  4. Wine Grape Cultivars for the Midwest

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0138

    temperatures between 0 and minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and vines are often killed if temperatures reach minus ... the most challenging to grow even though they produce high-quality wines and typically are the ... Generally, they are processed into juices, jams, jellies, or wines. Well-managed vineyards have high yields ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Alumni Career Spotlight: Garrett Caudill

    https://senr.osu.edu/node/11260

    the OSU Mansfield campus. Between the quick drive to work and online classes, it was easy to maintain ... Beech Bark Disease, and reported data collected from my previous maple internship. In between all these ... Pheasants Forever, ODNR, or whoever, they want someone with a high work ethic. This can be demonstrated by ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Bats draw incredible showing

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/bats-draw-incredible-showing

    wildlife program director, OSU Extension, Geauga County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Ohio ... inhabit the houses between April and August- when female bats are looking for roosting sites to give birth ...

  9. Dr. Stanley Gehrt publishes new book, Coyotes Among Us

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/dr-stanley-gehrt-publishes-new-book-coyotes-among-us

    And, as they have moved into urban and suburban areas, encounters between coyotes, people, and their ...

  10. Chicken Breed Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-60

    support shell development. Egg colors vary between breeds. Egg colors include: white, various shades of ... for desired characteristics to be able to grow quickly with high feed efficiency. Similar to White ... and avian influenza. Breeders that are members are required to have their birds tested for ...

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