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  1. Gypsum for Agricultural Use in Ohio—Sources and Quality of Available Products

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-20

    to elevated levels. Unwashed FGD by-products can have levels of B sufficiently high to result in ... Professor This fact sheet provides information on gypsum as a soil amendment, the sources and mineral ... metal content of gypsum samples.  The Role of Gypsum as a Soil Amendment Gypsum is hydrated calcium ...

  2. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    (i.e., layers). Commercial flocks are at risk from small predators and birds of prey when the building ... allowed to graze. Flocks are at the highest risk, especially during the night, if they are not provided ...

  3. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Bush Honeysuckle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-68

    carbohydrates it lacks the high-fat and nutrient-rich content that most of our native plants provide migrating ... the plants, the size of the infestation, and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. ... vigilant. Mechanical control alone is usually not a completely effective method of controlling medium to ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Forage Testing for Beef Cattle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0149

    0.12% Mg. High soil potassium levels are associated with increased incidence of grass tetany. The ratio ... (ppm). If the forage contains a high level of molybdenum (2 ppm) or sulfur at 0.25%, Cu could be ... samples are low in Zn. The recommended levels for zinc are between 30 and 1,000 parts per million (ppm ...

  6. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...

  7. A Change Of Perspective Can Help With Overall Attitude

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/change-perspective-can-help-overall-attitude

    growth, knowing there will always be a gap between who I am and who I want to be, and I can do something ... to close that gap.” “It’s easier to talk about integrity than to live it. The true test is my ...

  8. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  9. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    if it comes into contact with tainted water, soil, animals, or other contaminated sources. Outbreaks ... canner. Fill the canner with warm water until the water level is slightly above the milk level in the ... pasteurization of raw milk (SP 50-932). nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource/Milk-Pasteurization.pdf ...

  10. Warning: Cicadas can be a tasty treat, but they can be hazardous to those allergic to seafood

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/warning-cicadas-can-be-tasty-treat-they-can-be-hazardous-those-allergic-seafood

    soil and burrow underground, feeding on tree roots. Some 13 or 17 years later when they’re ready, the ... nymphs emerge from the soil, shed their skin, expand their wings, and harden and pigment their new ... important to cook any insect collected in the wild and avoid eating it raw. “While there is little risk of ...

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