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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  2. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    season. Ideally, soil should be well drained and contain high organic matter. However, peppers can thrive ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ... transplant roots.   Fertilizing Before the growing season, a soil test is recommended. This will help ...

  3. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ... Incorporation Bare Soil 40 50 75 90 No Incorporation Standing Crop 20 25 40 50 1 day Bare Soil 10 15 25 50 2 day ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ...

  4. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    2 to 20 ppm will cause symptoms of nausea, headache, and dizziness.  H 2 S levels greater than 100 ppm ... communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ... storage, can be toxic to both humans and livestock.  Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas is the biggest risk and ...

  5. Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-96

    manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... soil test levels are at or above their respective maintenance limit, then no further P 2 O5 or ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. OSU Fume Hood Program

    https://cfaessafety.osu.edu/cfaes-safety-program/lab-safety-chemical-and-biological-labs/osu-fume-hood-program

    by providing an enclosed work area or barrier between the user and the hazardous material. If the ... are designed to provide personnel, product, and environmental protection by using high efficiency ... referred to as a snorkel orelephant trunk is an engineering control used to capture low risk airborne ...

  8. Lab Safety: Chemical and Biological Labs

    https://cfaessafety.osu.edu/cfaes-safety-program/lab-safety-chemical-and-biological-labs

    A Chemical Exposure Monitoring Program has been developed to ensure employees are not being exposed to levels ... with chemicals, personnel should familiarize themselves with the hazards and potential risks associated ... precautions taken to eliminate or reduce the inherent risks.  Employees should be familiar with the Chemical ...

  9. Equestrian Injury Statistics

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

    athletes have given up their high school sports. For example, the oldest U.S. Olympian that competed in the ... low-key, low-risk sports. As a result, potential risk and safety considerations can be overlooked. The ... purpose of this article is not to deter equestrians, but rather provide context for risk and potential ...

  10. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    between 35 and 50 degrees F can lead to premature flowering. Cabbage should be grown in the spring or fall ... Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 for optimum growth. This range of soil pH will ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ...

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