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  1. 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 ...

  2. John Yost Joins Our Team and Toxic Levels of Hay Nitrates

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/john-yost-joins-our-team-and-toxic-levels-hay-nitrates

    feed, and levels between 1000 and 2100 ppm should be safe for non-pregnant livestock.  Nitrate levels of ... indicate that nitrate levels in some stands, are approaching a range of 1700 ppm which is acutely toxic to ... flash graze pastures to keep the animals from grazing too close to the soil level and delaying harvest ...

  3. Keep Forage Nitrate Toxicity in Mind This Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/keep-forage-nitrate-toxicity-mind-year

    away. We have had multiple reports of high nitrate levels this year. The first reports of high nitrate ... reports of dangerously high nitrate levels in millet hay with the recently dry weather.  Producers have ... the results. Table 1: Interpretation of nitrate forage test results. ppm NO 3 (DM) Percent NO 3 ppm NO ...

  4. Ohio teens grow as global citizens in Greece

    https://ohio4h.org/may-2024/ohio-teens-grow-global-citizens-greece

    students from the American Farm School in internship experiences. They rotated between units focused on ... experience,” said Mishne. “Our group did check-ins every evening and shared our highs and lows of the day. It ... was interesting to see the ways that our highs and lows differed, and it was really refreshing that ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    variations between strains as high as 65-fold. For most individuals, growing shiitake mushrooms will be ... over $27 million from 2021 to 2022, which is up $3 million from 2019 to 2020. These mushrooms are high ... from inexpensive homemade products to high-tech equipment that costs thousands of dollars. However, ...

  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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