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  1. 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 ...

  2. Rust Diseases of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-12

    level of rust severity. High levels of disease before or during flowering usually have the greatest ... Adequate, balanced fertilization based on a soil test should reduce the possibility of severe yield loss due ... kernels, and by lowering test weight and the protein content of the grain. In the case of stem rust, ...

  3. Hearing Protection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7902

    exposure to the noise can increase the risk for noise-induced hearing loss. Noise levels are measured in ... exposure to high noise levels can lead to gradual hearing loss that is not detected immediately, and sounds ... prolonged exposure to noise can be very damaging to hearing. Both the level of noise and the length of ...

  4. Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0127

    average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 16–20 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,200–3,000 lb. per acre, per year. Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... on planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not ...

  5. Keeping Sun Safe

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hsc-7

    and reduce your risk of skin cancer. Daily sunscreen use and following these recommended practices ... a 30 to 50 SPF (Sun Protection Factor) rating for best protection. Sunscreens contain one or more ... between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, trying to stay in the shade when you need to be out during ...

  6. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  7. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... the usual culprits  for spreading infection in Ohio with cats and dogs occasionally testing positive ... and one fox. While skunks and dogs have tested positive in the past, no confirmed cases were reported ...

  8. Growing Cauliflower in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1613

    adequate if an equal amount of rainfall does not occur. Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 ... lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your local OSU Extension ... office for information on soil testing. In the absence of a soil test, 2 to 3 pounds of 8-16-16 ...

  9. Respiratory Protection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7907

    cartridge respirators. A fit test is required before use. • Combination respirators have a filter for ... particles and a cartridge for gases and vapors. They are also called dual cartridge respirators. A fit test ... acceptable. • A fit test must be performed before a respirator is used to assure proper protection. Respirator ...

  10. Testing Protocols for Diseases Surveillance in Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-32

    sensitivity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that the sample is actually negative when ... false positives. So, when the specificity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that ... often inversely correlated for a given test. In other words, tests with high sensitivity typically have ...

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