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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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, ...

  6. PAT/FACT Recertification

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/patfact-recertification

    pass a series of exams that test their competency in pesticide safety and application knowledge. They ... applicator license if they apply fertilizer on 50 or more acres of crops grown for sale. This does not ... a test on their own. A license must be renewed every three years. A farmer can meet this requirement by ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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