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  1. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

  2. Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-541

    levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...

  3. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    livestock. Adequate amounts of water are needed to maintain high levels of production. Limiting water intake ... collected water. Connecting lines between tanks should not have high or low spots in the line to eliminate ... such as sheep, cannot tolerate high levels of copper because it builds up in their system. Keep added ...

  4. Water Effects on Livestock Performance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-13

    tested P and K levels of distribution in relationship to water placement. Soil test levels were not ... elements in water do not cause problems because they do not occur at high enough levels in soluble form. ... seen at levels high enough to cause problems. Water quality problems affecting livestock are more ...

  5. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

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

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

    air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift and are not ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). The risk of drift is considerably higher when spraying in orchards and vineyards compared to ...

  7. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    converting and storing more nitrogen as microbe numbers and soil organic matter levels increase in the soil ... P losses to surface water. In the last hundred years, tillage has decreased soil organic levels by 60 to 70 ... storehouse for many nutrients. Most soil nitrogen (>90%) and available phosphorus (50 to 75 percent) is ...

  8. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    Micronutrient Deficiencies May Occur. Micronutrient Soil Crop Boron (B) Sandy soils or highly weathered soils ... Alfalfa. Diagnosing Micronutrient Deficiencies There is a large degree of uncertainty in using soil tests ... for monitoring soil micronutrient levels, as crop micronutrient availability is determined by complex ...

  9. Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1035

    ALHT may survive at the edges of bales stored on the ground where moisture levels are high, potentially ... unusually high numbers (hundreds to thousands) of ticks or little “spiders” on animals or equipment being ... the tick to be effective, be sure that the product reaches the soil’s surface. Eggs are resistant to ...

  10. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    soil temperatures reach 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit, typically during April and May in Ohio. Cool-season ... Barker, and Tilmon 2017). Complete all soil tests and adjustments prior to seed selection and planting. ... growing season. Soil tests should be taken every three years and fertilizer applications should be ...

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