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  1. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

  2. Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-14-10

    Also, some custom operations are provided at bargain rates due to family relationships between the ... Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm Machinery Costs ... fuel prices. The approximate price of diesel fuel at the time of this survey was $2.50 per gallon for ...

  3. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. 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 ...

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