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  1. Soil for Food! Data, technologies, and collaborations that build healthy soils and enhance human nutrition

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/soil-food-data-technologies-and-collaborations-build-healthy-soils-and-enhance-human

    approaches are also designed to improve soil health and adaptive management at the farm level, as well as ... Program Overview Soil health decline is driving many of the most persistent food nutrition, ... access, and security issues for communities across the globe. World Soil Day 2022 (#WorldSoilDay) and its ...

  2. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  3. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6–40% of the deer had antibodies to the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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; ...

  10. 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 ...

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