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  1. Wheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0121

    habit: 3–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop wheat. Heat tolerance ... ¾–1½ inches 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) Broadcast with shallow incorporation 55–90 lb./acre (pure ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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), ...

  6. Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5

    interview, the manager can decide whether the person represents a low-, medium- or high-risk visitor and then ... a herd by the addition of animals, there is a risk of disease introduction by people traveling between ... placed in a clean plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-risk visitors are those ...

  7. Food Preservation: Basics for Canning Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344

    Mushrooms (whole or sliced) Use only high-quality, small- to medium-sized domestic mushrooms with short ... current research-based canning methods can pose serious health risks. Understanding Clostridium botulinum ... a risk of botulism. If it is possible that any deviation from the USDA-endorsed methods occurred, to ...

  8. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    species with high levels of resistance to the most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate, is making weed ... cannot co-exist. However, the perceived risks may not be as high as many people fear. 2,4-D and dicamba ... buffer vegetation between your crops and your neighbors’ crop(s) to reduce risk. Step 2. Mark your farm ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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