Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing
State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...
F or a video on how to obtain a soil sample, please click here. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens Lawn & Garden Soil Test Form (For Lawn & Garden or ... small scale horticulture production, less than 1 acre) Field & Crop Soil Test Form (For agricultural ...
Legal strategies can keep farmland in the family
Long-term care, divorce, and poor estate planning are a few of the risks to keeping farmland in ... the family, but legal strategies can reduce these risks. Our new publication explains five strategies ...
Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals
can cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection ... bacteria are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... cdc.gov/yersinia/index.html. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Vital signs: Incidence and trends of infection ...
Lime and the Home Lawn
between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When Is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...
2023 – Butler County Master Gardener Scholarship Application
individual students ($500 each) for their education/apprenticeship beyond high school. ...
Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables
pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...
Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry
Balasubramaniam This fact sheet provides information on how high-pressure processing (HPP) is used to pasteurize ... food, improve food safety, and enhance food quality. What Is High-Pressure Processing? High-pressure processing ... is also known as high hydrostatic pressure processing (HHP) and ultra-high-pressure processing (UHP). ...
Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory
the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Methods ... region. This summary, entitled Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...
Wind Energy Development as an Economic Development Strategy for Rural Areas
avian risk assessment to evaluate the risk of collision for birds and bats and to avoid high traffic ... Tax Credit (PTC) and the Ohio SB 232 (which levels the playing field for wind projects by setting ... With most farms being built today, a minimum of 50 turbines are constructed, requiring a total land ...