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  1. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the appropriate nozzle size Once ...

  2. Establishing a Fair Pasture Rental Rate

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/FR-8

    derived. If the Soil Survey indicates pasture can be utilized for 150 AUD (5AUM) per season, and it is used ... on pasture rental rate. Division of responsibilities between the landowner and the livestock owner ... III. Pasture Rent—Utilizing Yields and Land Capability from the Soil Survey All soils in Ohio and most ...

  3. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  4. David Civittolo

    https://comdev.osu.edu/people/david-civittolo

    development educators to join the current team. Co-led the first ever in-service between Central State ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Pollinators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-78

    clover. Consider tolerating these weeds. Habitat Tips Brush piles, dead standing trees, bare soil and ...

  7. Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513

    over the entire field, changes in soil test levels in two areas over a 10-year period are shown. Table ... 1 ppm 20 8 2 20 8 2 20 8 2 Expected ppm change in soil test over 10 years 3 0 0 +5 +10-6-11 1 Crop ... to change soil test 1 ppm is 6–10 depending on cation exchange capacity. 3 Example calculation: ...

  8. Assistive Technology for the Farm

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-983.2-11

    low tech or high tech, expensive or inexpensive, but ultimately it helps make it possible for someone ... easier to enter a building, to use the spaces inside (including lighting), or to move between floors. ... disabilities can increase risk in an already dangerous occupation  and lead to secondary injuries. Assistive ...

  9. The Problems with Baking in Canning Jars!

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/problems-baking-canning-jars

    a low-oxygen environment. This, combined with baked goods high in moisture and low in acid, can support the ...

  10. Managing for Bobwhite Quail in Ohio's Agricultural Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-27

    recognizable by males whistling "bob-WHITE" during the breeding season. Bobwhite population levels ... offset high nest predation rates. Low nest success is common for grassland-nesting species. Chicks are ... chicks (Figure 8) need habitat with open areas at ground level (no thatch or litter) with an overhead ...

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