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  1. 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 ...

  2. Powdery Mildew of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-11

    mild weather during April and May. Mild temperatures, high relative humidity and dense stands of wheat ... growth, especially between the stem elongation and heading growth stages. However, in most years, wheat ... not require free water on the plant surfaces, but high relative humidity (near 100 percent) favors ...

  3. Corn Yield Response to Damage from Strong Storms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ac-1054

    more than 50%, and sometimes as high as 70%, to decrease oil content. Grain oil content was reduced as ... leaves that are up to 40–50% exposed. This coincides with the leaf tip becoming more horizontal. The ... defoliation levels, and induced root lodging) and from observations after natural events (root lodging and ...

  4. Low-Cost Crop-Management Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-110

    and potassium. A soil test will measure pH and, if necessary, provide a recommendation for the amount ... Roundup Ready varieties by 50 percent. Select varieties with good tolerance and/or high disease ... fewer well-managed acres would be greater than a larger acreage that is poorly managed. Evaluate soils ...

  5. Northern Corn Leaf Blight

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-10

    severely diseased well after silking. During wet weather yield losses may be as high as 30-50% if the ... all commercial dent corn production fields. Select hybrids with high levels of partial resistance in ... as small chlorotic lesions. A compatible interaction between Ht genes and races of the pathogen ...

  6. New Nozzles for Spray Drift Reduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-523

    It started nearly 50 years ago with the invention of pesticides. Problems associated with drift have ... safety reasons. It should be reduced to minimum levels because: It results in inefficient use of ... losses and to ensure the desired level of control, Losses and/or costly litigation may result if ...

  7. Household Well Water Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-314

    issue, in addition to the annual tests, check the level of the metals listed below before purchasing ... corrosive water: lead copper pH corrosion index hardness Testing for Suspected Contamination Testing ... the owner is responsible for water testing and treatment. While water tests are not required, to ...

  8. Proper Spinner-Disc Spreader Operation, Terms and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-563

    directly behind the spinner, low rates between the spinner and the edge of the swath, and high application ... agriculture operations as a method to apply soil amendments in an economically conscious manner. Operating ... conditions such as terrain, soil surface conditions, environmental conditions (e.g. wind speed, humidity), ...

  9. Tools for Estimating Winter Malting Barley Grain Yield

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-95

    However, heaving and saturated soils caused by freeze-thaw cycles from temperature fluctuations, typical of ... potential (Zhong, et. al., 2019 & Dicksen et. al., 1979). Simple visual estimation or the “eye test ... The average stem count for a field is 50, the count would fall in the 41-60 stem count range, relating ...

  10. Annual Ryegrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0112

    inches Preferred soil pH: 6.0 – 7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop annual ryegrass. Shade ... tolerance Very good Flood tolerance Very good Winter survival Winter hardiness varies between varieties. ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,000 – 4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ...

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