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  1. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

  2. Secondary Injury Prevention: Understanding Concussions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.11-11

    concussions with athletics or sporting events, but due to the nature of the work, farmers are at a high risk ... a concussion. Additional risk factors include working with livestock, working with heavy tools and equipment, ... fall Preventing a Concussion To reduce the risk of head trauma and prevent a concussion consider these ...

  3. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-534

    nozzles are some of the least expensive components of a sprayer, they hold a high value in their ability ... help determine droplet size, affecting both target coverage and the risk of spray drift. Nozzles come ... (a different color for each flow rate) which avoids the risk of unintended mixing of different nozzle ...

  4. Meat Goat Production and Budgeting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/14

    the herd). Kiko goats (weighing roughly twice the weight of feral goats) are capable of high levels of ... improved type. The Boer goat has a good conformation with high growth and fertility rates. In the late ... United States from Australia and New Zealand. A mature Boer buck weighs between 240 and 300 pounds, and ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Lawn Mower Clinic 2024

    https://fabe.osu.edu/events/lawn-mower-clinic-2024

    $50, we will service your  walk-behind lawn mower over the course of one weekend. Please take note of the ...

  7. What To Do When Your Freezer Stops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5357

    for an upright model. High room temperatures (above 85 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit). Initial freezer ... can have a test bag on each shelf. If there is a power outage, you will know if the interior ... on hand that will permit you to determine the temperature of the food or of the test packet mentioned ...

  8. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  9. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  10. Secondary Injury Prevention: Heat Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.4-10

    disease, and taking certain medications can be at higher risk to a heat stress injury. The most serious are ... Include: Heat stroke • The body's temperature rises to critical levels. • Confusion, irrational ... behavior, loss of consciousness, convulsions, lack of sweating, hot dry skin, and abnormally high body ...

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