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  1. OSU Feed Kit Activities

    https://ohio4h.org/statewide-programs/animal-sciences/livestock/livestock-resources/osu-feed-kit-activities

    Feed Classification Labels Example Ration Activities Pearson Square Example Scenario Editable Pearson ...

  2. Gypsum for Agricultural Use in Ohio—Sources and Quality of Available Products

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-20

    to elevated levels. Unwashed FGD by-products can have levels of B sufficiently high to result in ... Professor This fact sheet provides information on gypsum as a soil amendment, the sources and mineral ... metal content of gypsum samples.  The Role of Gypsum as a Soil Amendment Gypsum is hydrated calcium ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fertility Management of Meadows

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

    nutrition, forage test to check for adequate levels. When the soil pH is below 5.0, aluminum availability ... critical soil test level of 15-25 parts per million (ppm) phosphorus for Bray P1 test results or 28-40 ppm ... leaching. The critical soil test levels for potassium are 125-200 ppm. Plants have the ability to take up ...

  5. Tools and Software

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/tools-and-software

    such as structure, drainage, and plant vigor, as well as laboratory soil test results. The Soil Health ... Ohio Soil Health Card This tool can help to track several observable soil health characteristics ... Card provides guidance about how and when to assess each characteristic.  4-H Soil Health Challenge ...

  6. Baseline Assessment of Soil Health in Ohio now available

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/baseline-assessment-soil-health-ohio-now-available

    general, soil test levels were in optimal ranges for grain crops in Ohio (Culman et al., 2020). Soil ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ... organic matter ranged from 0.1 to 9.8% for these soils, with 50% of the values falling below and 50% of ...

  7. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  8. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  9. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0042

    Protection After logs are shocked, they are stacked for fruiting, normally using the high A-frame or lean-to ... also occur naturally after a week. At this stage, mushrooms are highly vulnerable to cold and windy ... conditions, which may inhibit growth. Whereas well-colonized soaked logs can have moisture contents as high as ...

  10. 4-H gears up a future career

    https://ohio4h.org/october-2022/4-h-gears-future-career

    Faudie, who wanted a robotics club for youth. Jeff became interested in electronics as a high school ... move on to program a robot using C language. Once GEAR members are in high school, they first review ... the organization. It involved demonstrating her abilities to use a 3D printer by building a test ...

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