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  1. 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 ...

  2. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  3. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...

  4. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  5. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    fatigue easily. Those individuals with diabetes are at higher risk of infection even with small cuts or ... Managing energy level and time for task completion are critical for controlling diabetes. Meal planning ... An electronic prompting aid helps remind the person of meal/snack times and when it is time to test ...

  6. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    that provides ample space between the soil and the bottom layer of the boards (Figure 1). At least 12 ... lumber because careless handling may diminish the value of high quality boards. Boards should be stacked ... The supporting foundation must be level and built on solid footings. Uneven settling of the foundation ...

  7. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  8. CFAES News | 11.9.2022

    https://vp.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/cfaes-news-1192022-0

    of Vernon L. Tharp Street between Coffey Road, we ask that everyone please refrain from using the ... course-required software that can only be run on a high-powered machine, Virtual Desktop provides several benefits ... none;"> Learn more. Heading:  Evening event at Ohio State celebrates World Soil Day (Dec. 5) Copy:  Join ...

  9. Hardwood Log and Tree Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-74-12

    furniture grade lumber. Shakes are separations between the annual rings often caused by high winds in ... designation. Also, a mill's available technology can significantly impact the amount of high-grade lumber ... Common must have 2/3 (66.7%) of the poorest face clear, and #2 Common lumber must be 1/2 (50%) clear. ...

  10. Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5567-11

    transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the world and can contaminate ... symptoms depending on the dose of toxin that they consume. Infants are particularly at risk. How Can ... Botulism Be Prevented? There are very few cases of botulism each year. The death rate is high if not ...

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