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  1. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    example of typical soil test levels in Ohio (in ppm). We can calculate the collective charge each cation ... by the soil test levels. For calcium, a soil test level of 2000 ppm, divided by 200 equals 10.0 ... (ppm) to meq/100 g soil for base and acid cations to determine CEC. Base Cation Soil test level (ppm ...

  2. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...

  3. Oak Wilt

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-02

    neighbors, or whenever a high risk of infection exists. High value may be attributed to individual trees or ... infections, thus closing the overland cycle. While insect spread is an important medium to long-range ... dispersal mechanism for this fungus, it is estimated that 90 percent of new infections occur between ...

  4. Protecting Hands and Fingers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59171

    test the temperature of a liquid or soil surface. Handle sharp or pointed tools (hatchets, chisels, ... object collides with a stationary object, crushing a body part between them. Example: Use of three-point ... mounted implements or a front-end loader on a tractor. The area between the ground and the implement is ...

  5. Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0134

    (state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 3,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... Excellent Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good Grazing Good Quick growth ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    that may hold soil. Wash onions thoroughly in cold water to remove dirt. Do not use soap, detergent, or ... Approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 4 medium-sized root vegetables (choose ... 1 medium chopped onion ¼ cup vegetable oil* Season with your favorite spices** Cooking Instructions Preheat ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Selecting the Best Nozzle for the Job

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-528

    some of the least expensive components of a sprayer, they hold a high value in their ability to ... droplet size, affecting both target coverage and spray drift risk. Nozzles come in a wide variety of types ... —Fertilizers and growth regulators —Fungicides —Insecticides —Herbicides (soil incorporation, pre/post ...

  9. Substance Abuse and Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591109

    Note Review the case studies or create others. Divide the workers into two groups to discuss scenarios ... their effects and increases the risk of injury and death. Drug and alcohol use increases the possibility ... of an on-the-job accident. Case Study 1 Joe drank beer and wine in high school and started using ...

  10. 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 ...

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