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  1. 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 ...

  2. Converting Spent Wheat Straw from Horse Stalls into Methane

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653-14

    spent wheat straw (SWS), become slightly darker and soil-like, and the fibers are rough with serrated ... The digestion tests were carried out in 1-L reactors at 37 °C for 30 days. Changes of Feedstock ... 30-d digestion, the highly-ordered and intact fiber structures of WS and SWS fibers were largely ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Red Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0132

    soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop red clover. Heat tolerance Very good Drought ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen (N) = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...

  6. Buckwheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0122

    Cultural Traits Summer annual Minimum germination temperature: 50 degrees Fahrenheit Reliable establishment ... window (state average): June 11–Sept. 28 Semi-upright to upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil ... Performance Dry matter = 500–2,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  7. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    without air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... publication (FABE-525) “ Effect of Major Variables on Drift Distances of Spray Droplets.” The risk of drift is ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Spray Irrigation of Reclaimed Wastewater for Rural Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-758

    Septic systems require deep permeable soil of at least 36 inches to treat and safely disperse wastewater ... onsite. However, in almost 85 percent of Ohio’s land area, the soil is too shallow to seasonal water ... where trenches or mounds are dangerous to install. sites with shallow soils to a limiting condition—as ...

  10. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer from bouncing out (Figure 3). Pans should be level during tests. Figure 5: Example collection pan ... Pans per Pass 30 23 40 31 50 39 60 47 70 55 80 63 90 71 The size of the pans and test tubes should be ... to ensure consistent particle capture. Remember, the test pan array should always be setup in a level ...

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