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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. Substance Abuse and Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591109

    Note Review the case studies or create others. Divide the workers into two groups to discuss scenarios ... their effects and increases the risk of injury and death. Drug and alcohol use increases the possibility ... of an on-the-job accident. Case Study 1 Joe drank beer and wine in high school and started using ...

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