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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Listeria monocytogenes: A Concern for Pregnant Women and Older Adults

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5562

    than many other bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli, and will grow at temperatures as high as 140 ... to 150 degrees Fahrenheit  (60 to 65 degrees Celsius). Listeria will not survive pasteurization or ... come from? Listeria monocytogenes has been found in soil, leaf litter, sewage, silage, dust and water. ...

  4. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-90

    marmorated stink bug can be found at high density in crops and buildings in some areas, but is often found at ... soon was found in high populations in soybeans. Unusually large populations caused devastating damage ... pest is likely to continue invading agricultural land, and will pose a risk to crops as it continues to ...

  5. The Biology of Soil Compaction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-10

    flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... impact on bare soil and natural gravity combine to compact soils. Low organic matter levels make the soil ... binds microaggregates and macroaggregates in the soil. Low organic matter levels make the soil more ...

  6. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    Quality/Grants, Extension Educator, Ohio State University Extension Rafiq Islam, Soil and Water Specialist, Ohio ... nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ...

  7. Using Pasture Measurement to Improve Your Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-HCS-868

    of plants that is highly variable. To overcome the variability, many samples must be taken in order ... also need to know how much is being consumed. If we had 50 dairy cows weighing 1,100 pounds each, and ... growing. By taking the difference between the two measurements and dividing it by the number of days ...

  8. 2024 Butler County Master Gardener Scholarship Application

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/butler-county-master-gardener-scholarship-application

    education/apprenticeship beyond high school. Requirements/explanations are listed on the front of the application  Click ...

  9. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Pollinators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-78

    clover. Consider tolerating these weeds. Habitat Tips Brush piles, dead standing trees, bare soil and ...

  10. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    but it has a high degree of uptake from the soil and is very persistent. Grape injury has been ... vineyard. Injury, however, may occur if the spray rate is too high when these herbicides are applied to soil ... may provide an acceptable level of weed control while minimizing the risk of severe grape injury as ...

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