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  1. Forage Is Important To Overall Livestock Health

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/forage-important-overall-livestock-health

    rationalizes the need to test your forages.  The overall quality of our forages is highly dependent on the ... We have been discussing the importance of forage testing to the performance and well-being of your ... livestock.  Previously, we talked about how to collect a forage sample and how to read your forage test ...

  2. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

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  3. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... University Kiwifruit is well-known for its high nutritional value and has become very popular with consumers ... recent years, there has been a growing interest in hardy kiwi production due to its high nutritional ...

  4. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1024

    Weight: activity level genetics (e.g., breed size) parasite load metabolic issues cardiac issues cancer ... between different brands. Always using the same spot on the withers will more accurately track changes ... coats). Conformation differences between breeds or types do not affect scoring when all criteria are ...

  5. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    have large fruiting bodies or mushrooms that dominate in high residue and forested soil (Dick, R., ... have a F:B ratio of 0.1 to 0.3 with soils that are high in nitrogen, low carbon, neutral pH, and with ... 1992). Summary Most soil fungi decompose recalcitrant organic residues high in cellulose and lignin. ...

  6. Ohio Phosphorus (P) Use by Crop Reporting District

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0144

    the acreage in the Scioto River basin. Soil test P is one factor that can mitigate the amount of ... Table 2 would result in lower soil test phosphorus (STP) values over time. Evidence that this is ... levels between 1993 and 2015 (LaBarge, 2023). Future trends in STP are expected to continue to decline ...

  7. Clark earns funding for novel technology commercialization

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/clark-earns-funding-novel-technology-commercialization

    $150,000 per project to support external validation that will demonstrate the commercial viability of ...

  8. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  9. Winter Months Welcome New Livestock and All That Comes With It

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-months-welcome-new-livestock-and-all-comes-it

    ranches.  Although each operation is a little different at some point between mid-December and March, ... 1 st at 11:00 AM at the Buckeye Ag Museum.  The program cost $150 per participants and provides access ...

  10. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

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