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  1. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    to keep organic soils at a target pH of 5.3 to minimize the risk of micronutrient deficiencies ... state that the optimal pH range of muck soils should be between 5.3 and 5.8, depending on the crop ... The application of lime had no effect on soil test phosphorus (P) or potassium (K) values, but the ...

  2. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...

  3. Secondary Injury Prevention: Understanding Concussions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.11-11

    concussions with athletics or sporting events, but due to the nature of the work, farmers are at a high risk ... a concussion. Additional risk factors include working with livestock, working with heavy tools and equipment, ... fall Preventing a concussion To reduce the risk of head trauma and prevent a concussion consider these ...

  4. Advancing environmental justice in extreme heat and adapting through collaborative networks

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/advancing-environmental-justice-extreme-heat-and-adapting-through-collaborative-networks

    increases in flood events, power outages, and heat-induced health risks 1. Cost-effective measures and ... University, will present data-driven tools for participants that bridge environmental concerns between ... the value and use of social network data in improving collaboration between environmental stakeholders ...

  5. Wind Energy Development as an Economic Development Strategy for Rural Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-CMD-849

    avian risk assessment to evaluate the risk of collision for birds and bats and to avoid high traffic ... Tax Credit (PTC) and the Ohio SB 232 (which levels the playing field for wind projects by setting ... With most farms being built today, a minimum of 50 turbines are constructed, requiring a total land ...

  6. Chestnut Anthracnose

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0051

    tissue. While rare, orange spore masses can form on the shell lesions during prolonged periods of high ... turgid, the tissue is healthy. The squeeze test works only on fresh chestnuts that are fully hydrated. On ... parents in seedling orchards. Table 1. Level of anthracnose incidence in commercially grown chestnut ...

  7. Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.4-11

    artery walls is high enough that it increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart ... high levels of stress cause: High blood pressure Irregular heart rhythms Damage to arteries Higher ... stresses associated with most occupations such as high demand, time pressures, and increased workload; ...

  8. Overview and Cost of a Small-Scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0105

    fish), the chances of something going wrong increases. Fish, bacteria, and plants require high ... harvested annually depend on your goals and tolerance for risk, species, size of species upon stocking, ... strong, although turnover rates for those in production 10+ years is likely high. Reasons for turnover may ...

  9. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    50 ppm, increased levels of keratoconjuctivitis and tracheitis have been observed. These trachea and ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ... concentrations. People begin to detect odors at 5–50 ppm. Irritation to mucous surfaces occurs at 100–500 ppm ...

  10. 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: ...

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