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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Herbicide Resistance in Waterhemp

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

    population tested for presence of resistance   University of Illinois, $50 per field Use a combination of PRE ... genetic variability results in a relatively high frequency of mechanisms that can impart resistance to ... a population to an herbicide, increasing the risk of failure the next time that herbicide is used. Figure 1. ...

  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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