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  1. On-Farm Biosecurity: Traffic Control and Sanitation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-6

    will be used to reduce pathogen levels. What Are the Greatest Risks for Disease Introduction? Although ... feed, animals, soil or manure. Any sampling equipment should be cleaned and disinfected between uses. ... plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-Risk Visitors High-risk visitors to the farm ...

  2. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    plants can occur at temperatures below 46 F. Colder soil temperatures also result in more calendar days ... needed for emergence as early-season emergence is controlled by soil-accumulated growing degree days ... consider planting as soon as soil temperatures are predicted to remain at or above 46 F. Also, consider ...

  3. Soil Quality Test Kit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4

    A simple test for active organic matter as a measure of soil quality SAG-4 Agriculture and Natural ... of the 8-piece Soil Quality Test Kit:* 1 Plastic Cas e 1 Laminated Instruction Sheet 1 Black Plastic ... of the soil that you are going to test. *To request a soil test kit, contact Rafiq ...

  4. Graduate student funded to harness remote sensing and AI technology for precision agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-student-funded-harness-remote-sensing-and-ai-technology-precision-agriculture

    information from high-resolution images captured through a small Unmanned Aerial System, or sUAS. Currently in ... I have been privileged to work in a highly collaborative laboratory environment." Going forward, she ... during the upcoming summer. This project aims to assess the significance of both high-resolution and ...

  5. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient levels. If the soil pH is ... tomato plants in raised beds that are filled with high quality top soil (Figure 3). A good raised bed ... 6.5 to 6.8. It is a good idea to have your soil tested by a reputable testing lab (Figure 4). Refer to ...

  6. Keep Forage Nitrate Toxicity in Mind This Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/keep-forage-nitrate-toxicity-mind-year

    away. We have had multiple reports of high nitrate levels this year. The first reports of high nitrate ... reports of dangerously high nitrate levels in millet hay with the recently dry weather.  Producers have ... the results. Table 1: Interpretation of nitrate forage test results. ppm NO 3 (DM) Percent NO 3 ppm NO ...

  7. Forage Turnip as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0124

    24–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.3–6.8 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop forage ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,200–3,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... cover crop forage turnip. Nitrogen scavenger Good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Good Grazing Excellent ...

  8. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  9. Capstone students contribute to space research

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/capstone-students-contribute-space-research

    guided the project members to reduce biofilm growth by testing a variety of materials with antimicrobial ... Pathology to revise their testing methods, leading to the design and 3D printing of an apparatus to test how ... oxygen sensors need to be developed and tested thoroughly to ensure that astronauts are eating healthy, ...

  10. Pearl Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0117

    establishment window (state average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 ... Performance Dry matter = 1,500–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... Graze at 24–30 inches to reduce the risk of nitrate toxicity. Mid-season cutting increases root ...

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