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  1. Agriculture Conservation Practitioner

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/658

    farming, reduces climate change risks, and protect our soil and water resources now and into the future. ... The strategy centers on: Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, Soil Health and Nutrient Management, and ... outcomes to support current soil health and nutrient management programs focused on peer-to peer farmer led ...

  2. Chow Line: Know warning signs, risk of diabetes (11/16/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-know-warning-signs-risk-diabetes-111612

    diabetes cases. It’s marked by high blood glucose levels primarily caused by the body’s inability to use ... your risk of getting diabetes is 1 in 7 if your parent was diagnosed before age 50, and 1 in 13 if your ... parent was diagnosed after age 50. If both parents have type 2 diabetes, your risk is about 1 in 2. ...

  3. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ... Centers at Piketon are already picking their high tunnel strawberries – about a month ahead of ... are using a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop’s performance to ...

  4. EPN Breakfast June 14

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-june-14

    the Alum Creek Multi-Use Trail, drawing connections between these seeds, the arts, the sciences, and ...

  5. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop's performance to in-ground high tunnel ... to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high tunnels using this system as ... the growing medium," said Bergefurd. "You won't need soil." The compost socks are ...

  6. Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-production-risks-continuous-corn

    insect risks by planting Bt rootworm hybrids, or using seed/soil insecticides. Scout fields for cutworm ... requires a higher level of management to achieve high yields," said Thomison. "Although short ... potential problems with insect and diseases. However, some Ohio growers are willing to accept the risks of ...

  7. Producers Still Need to Watch for Heat Stress Signs in Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-still-need-watch-heat-stress-signs-livestock

    danger level is indicated by an index value of 79, which is reached in various combinations of ... an index level of 84 and occurs at temperatures in the 90- and 100-degree range, increasing in danger ... as the humidity level increases. “When temperatures hit in the mid-to-high 90s, producers need to pay ...

  8. Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-soil-nutrient-needs-best-continuous-corn-management

    and potassium levels. By knowing those levels through soil testing, growers under continuous corn ... February 26, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for ... Development Center, said that a simple soil test can reveal all that a grower needs to know about ...

  9. Apply Lessons Learned in 2010 to Next Season's Wheat Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/apply-lessons-learned-2010-next-seasons-wheat-crop

    various combinations of the above." He noted that even in areas where the scab levels were high, some ... of the fields with the lowest levels of vomitoxin, and highest yields and test weights were those ... (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu) to help detect early risk. "If there is a high risk for scab, risk for Stagonospora glume ...

  10. Chow Line: Take steps to prevent diabetes (for 11/13/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-take-steps-prevent-diabetes-111311

    plasma glucose test. If your level is between 100 and 125 mg/dl, you’ve got a condition called ... physically active for 150 minutes a week (30 minutes a day for five days, for example), can reduce your risk ... a family history of diabetes are risk factors for developing the disease-- the fact that you realize this ...

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