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  1. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    respectively, at a low nitrogen fertilizer level (50 lb N per acre). At a high level of nitrogen (350 lb N per ... the duration of flooding and air/soil temperatures. Prior to the 6-leaf stage (when the growing point ... is near or at the soil surface), corn can survive only 2 to 4 days of flooded conditions. Once corn ...

  2. Short Season Corn vs. Commonly Grown Corn Hybrid Maturities for Planting in Ohio 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-94

    contrasts are presented. Values for the comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first ... comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first named minus second named). An asterisk ... hybrids ($770/A) due mainly to discounts from low test weights and high harvest moisture (Table 4). ...

  3. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  4. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  5. Head Protection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7905

    contact with electrical hazards is also possible. Consider the following scenarios and the potential risk ... user’s head. Hard Hat Types A hard hat should be selected to provide the best level of protection for the ... thick, high-density foam. Type II Hard Hat   Electrical Classes of Hard Hats If protection is required ...

  6. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    (i.e., layers). Commercial flocks are at risk from small predators and birds of prey when the building ... allowed to graze. Flocks are at the highest risk, especially during the night, if they are not provided ...

  7. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    Critical levels of soil phosphorus and potassium are 15 ppm and 100 to 120 ppm respectively. Similar to ... are between 60 and 65°F. At these soil temperatures, the seed will germinate  quickly and a dense ... stand will be established. Although sorghum x sudangrass will tolerate soil pH levels of 6.0 and lower, ...

  8. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... good contact between soil and effluent, and some are not permeable enough to allow for the movement of ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

  9. Slugs on Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-20

    crop and other plant residues on the soil surface. The advantages of these practices include reduced ... soil erosion, reduced labor requirements, increased soil moisture, and improved soil tilth. However, ... a species introduced from Europe in the late 1800s. This medium-sized slug is grayish brown in color. Its ...

  10. Fiber Fills You Up, Fills your Wallet, and Fuels Your Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5583

    stools, can help lower cholesterol, and slows down the absorption of sugar. High fiber diets are thought ... health problems such as diabetes or hypertension. High fiber meals have fewer calories, are affordable, ... a gel-like substance that binds to fats which helps lower blood cholesterol levels. Soluble fiber also slows ...

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