Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio
levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...
Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes
insects, living in annual colonies that are formed in soil cavities, old rodent burrows, or similar voids. ... summer. There are usually less than 50 individuals in a colony and nests are generally found in habitats ... in ground that has little or no plant cover. They can throw up soil into a pile that is commonly an ...
Hardwood Log and Tree Quality
furniture grade lumber. Shakes are separations between the annual rings often caused by high winds in ... designation. Also, a mill's available technology can significantly impact the amount of high-grade lumber ... Common must have 2/3 (66.7%) of the poorest face clear, and #2 Common lumber must be 1/2 (50%) clear. ...
Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio
manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... soil test levels are at or above their respective maintenance limit, then no further P 2 O5 or ...
Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress
and people with a pre-existing condition are at a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are ... arthritis or any form of limited mobility may be at higher risk of cold stress because of an added length of ... a cold stress condition are cold temperatures, high/cold winds, dampness, and exposure to cold water. ...
Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass
with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate low-nutrient and low-moisture ... exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, their preferential browsing on native ... seed into non-infested areas. Place high priority in controlling stiltgrass along trails, especially ...
Healthy Cooking for One or Two
container) tend to be low in nutrition and high in fat, sugar, sodium, and calories, and therefore are not as ... Breakfast- High-fiber cereal, yogurt, or a fruit or protein shake with fruit and vegetables. Lunch- Leftovers ... bring much enjoyment— a fit body, good health, and a reduced risk of many diseases. Make eating an ...
step, as yellowjackets nests may be at ground level, especially in high grassy areas, and around mulched ... loose bark of dead trees, soil cavities, and other protected places. These queens emerge during the warm ... late September. Adults feed primarily on items high in sugars and carbohydrates (fruits, flower nectar, ...
Snowplows in Amish Country: A Guide for Buggy Drivers, Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators
are few rules governing the specific interaction between snowplows and horse-drawn vehicles, there are ... for horses are highly recommended in order to help motorists visualize the horse in addition to the ... Operators • If possible, it is highly recommended that snowplow activity be restricted on certain roads ...
Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards
a high, open, windy, sunny hilltop, the drying rate of logs might necessitate regular and frequent ... replenishment because of drying or water consumption by spawn growth. High A-Frame Stacking (also known as ... (efficient use of space) and high ventilation, it has limited use for most growers during the spawn run. It ...