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  1. Corn Growing Degree Days: A Method of Maturity Rating for Hybrids

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-101

    different scenarios; it provides county-level estimates based on historical GDDs accumulation, planting ... calculated in several ways, the most used method is to subtract 50 degrees Fahrenheit from the mean daily ... temperature. This method of calculating GDD is often called the “86/50 corn system.” This GDD calculation ...

  2. Precision Agriculture Tools for On-Farm Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-558

    between treatments are a result of the treatments tested and not just random chance. Data summary can ... question can be tested effectively, available equipment, equipment size, technology control capabilities, ... considered. For instance, if testing different fertilizer rates within a pass or area, the time it takes to ...

  3. Equestrian Injury Statistics

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

    athletes have given up their high school sports. For example, the oldest U.S. Olympian that competed in the ... low-key, low-risk sports. As a result, potential risk and safety considerations can be overlooked. The ... purpose of this article is not to deter equestrians, but rather provide context for risk and potential ...

  4. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peaches

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5525

    50 pounds 1 pound = 3 or 4 medium-sized peaches 1 pound = 2 to 3 cups sliced Nutrition The Dietary ... excellent way to meet this nutritional requirement: A medium-sized peach has about 60 calories. Most peach ...

  5. Gardening with a Physical Limitation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-983.3

    mobility • Reduce the distance between material storage and the garden. • Use an assistive cart or mobility ... minutes. • Alternate between difficult and easy tasks. Cannot get up if sitting on ground • Use a stool or ... to water plants. High-quality gripping gloves can protect hands and increase dexterity. Use ...

  6. Enhancing Food (Mast) Production for Woodland Wildlife in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-60

    found on soils derived from limestone oak, northern red tree medium fall, winter GB, SB, LH, MH, SH, MC ... typically high in fat, carbohydrates and protein. These characteristics make them a food source that is both ... high in energy content and available well into the winter months. For many Ohio wildlife species, hard ...

  7. Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1001

    Balasubramaniam This fact sheet provides information on how high-pressure processing (HPP) is used to pasteurize ... food, improve food safety, and enhance food quality.  What Is High-Pressure Processing? High-pressure processing ... is also known as high hydrostatic pressure processing (HHP) and ultra-high-pressure processing (UHP). ...

  8. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

  9. Tools for 4-H Public Speaking

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-51

    2019). Public speaking is a life skill highly influenced by 4-H participation (Maass, Wilken, Jordan, ...

  10. Best Management Practices for Boom Spraying

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-527

    Application type Some pesticides are highly volatile and may require incorporation into soil after ... crop, wastes chemicals and money, and increases the risk of polluting the environment. Achieving ... a spray classification category (i.e., very fine, fine, medium, coarse, very coarse, extremely coarse). ...

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