Wages and Benefits for Farm Employees 2009
majority of full-time employees earn between $20,001 and $40,000 per year (55.5%). Further articles on farm ... 13.90% $30,001–$35,000 14.90% $35,001–$40,000 9.90% $40,001–$45,000 5.00% $45,001–$50,000 2.00% ... $50,000< 4.00% Table 3. Benefits Provided to Full-Time Employees Type of benefit Percent receiving the ...
Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010
Also, some custom operations are provided at bargain rates due to family relationships between the ... Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm Machinery Costs ... fuel prices. The approximate price of diesel fuel at the time of this survey was $2.50 per gallon for ...
Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio
levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...
Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees
Active forest management can help reduce these stressors. However, insect populations can reach levels ...
Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You
transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the world and can contaminate ... symptoms depending on the dose of toxin that they consume. Infants are particularly at risk. How Can ... Botulism Be Prevented? There are very few cases of botulism each year. The death rate is high if not ...
Hardwood Log and Tree Quality
furniture grade lumber. Shakes are separations between the annual rings often caused by high winds in ... designation. Also, a mill's available technology can significantly impact the amount of high-grade lumber ... Common must have 2/3 (66.7%) of the poorest face clear, and #2 Common lumber must be 1/2 (50%) clear. ...
Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes
insects, living in annual colonies that are formed in soil cavities, old rodent burrows, or similar voids. ... summer. There are usually less than 50 individuals in a colony and nests are generally found in habitats ... in ground that has little or no plant cover. They can throw up soil into a pile that is commonly an ...
Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress
and people with a pre-existing condition are at a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are ... arthritis or any form of limited mobility may be at higher risk of cold stress because of an added length of ... a cold stress condition are cold temperatures, high/cold winds, dampness, and exposure to cold water. ...
Healthy Cooking for One or Two
container) tend to be low in nutrition and high in fat, sugar, sodium, and calories, and therefore are not as ... Breakfast- High-fiber cereal, yogurt, or a fruit or protein shake with fruit and vegetables. Lunch- Leftovers ... bring much enjoyment— a fit body, good health, and a reduced risk of many diseases. Make eating an ...
Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards
a high, open, windy, sunny hilltop, the drying rate of logs might necessitate regular and frequent ... replenishment because of drying or water consumption by spawn growth. High A-Frame Stacking (also known as ... (efficient use of space) and high ventilation, it has limited use for most growers during the spawn run. It ...