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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hemlock-ed In! From Cleveland’s parks to the Hocking Hills, meet our leaders conserving one of Ohio’s most spectacular evergreen trees

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/hemlock-ed-cleveland%E2%80%99s-parks-hocking-hills-meet-our-leaders-conserving-one-ohio%E2%80%99s-most

    Nature Conservancy 6:50 p.m. Panel dialogue on eastern hemlock conservation between Macy, Hausman, ... nearly 100 unique bird species, several of whom are species of concern in Ohio. With its high tolerance ... for shade, hemlocks provide both a dense evergreen tree canopy and strong lower-level foliage creating ...

  5. Ripe Rot of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0052

    rot (see PLPATH-FRU-50 Sour Rot Disorder of Grape). Rain spreads spores to other berries and clusters. ... Neptune, Sauvignon blanc, Seyval Highly susceptible Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carlos, Flame ... conditions favor disease development close to harvest (i.e., warm, wet, high humidity), additional fungicide ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Potassium

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5588

    recommended potassium levels may be influential in glucose control and the risk of diabetes. Potassium ... indicates increasing potassium creates a protective effect against hypertension (high blood pressure). The ... muscles contract—including your heart—and helps with nerve function. Consuming a high potassium diet has ...

  8. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    but it has a high degree of uptake from the soil and is very persistent. Grape injury has been ... vineyard. Injury, however, may occur if the spray rate is too high when these herbicides are applied to soil ... may provide an acceptable level of weed control while minimizing the risk of severe grape injury as ...

  9. Recognition of historical injustices in agriculture and the importance of environmental experiences for racial healing

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/recognition-historical-injustices-agriculture-and-importance-environmental-experiences-racial

    in-person guests. Livestreaming service concludes for virtual attendees. 9:50 a.m. Identifying and expanding ... system innovations created and advanced by BIPOC farmers on small and urban farms. Improving the level of ...

  10. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    sources to produce 200 ppm chlorinated water. Chlorine gas, stored in high-pressure vessels, can be ... 6.5. In large operations, where high levels of organic material and debris are present on the produce, ... granulated powder 65 or 68% free active chlorine high capital, high operation hazardous due to higher percent ...

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