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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    approach $125 to 150/cow annually. To best capture the nutrients, manure should be incorporated during ... capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... program, be sure to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop ...

  5. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    is highly unlikely. The critical phosphorus soil test level for corn and soybean is 20 ppm and 30 ppm ... soil test value is above the critical level, added fertilizer is not expected to increase the yield of ... the upcoming crop. When soil test values are above the critical level, the chance of a yield response ...

  6. Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/assessing-milk-price-and-risk-management-2023

    make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price may be and how to manage the risk of a milk price ... to produce feed. This makes it very important to manage the milk price risk for 2023. The September ... common risk management tools used in Ohio are the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and the Dairy ...

  7. Scholarship Opportunities

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/scholarship-opportunities

    Criteria:   A high school senior or a person in post secondary training still in 4-H How to Apply:   Submit ... two scholarships worth $500 each for high school seniors or a person in post-secondary training who is ...

  8. Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.13

    and people with a pre-existing condition are at a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are ... arthritis or any form of limited mobility may be at higher risk of cold stress because of an added length of ... a cold stress condition are cold temperatures, high/cold winds, dampness, and exposure to cold water. ...

  9. Farming After a Stroke

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.2-11

    and blood clotting, all raising the risk of another stroke. It is important to treat any sleep ... Most stroke survivors experience high fatigue. Ask your doctor or therapist how to regain and keep your ... Program emergency numbers in your cell phone and write them down in large print on index cards for all the ...

  10. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    Green manures added to soil from cultivating cover crops between cash crops can be effective in adding ... maintain appropriate and balanced soil fertility, a soil test should be conducted before applying ... Manures Green manures can be added to soil by cultivating cover crops between cash crop growing seasons. ...

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