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  1. 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. ...

  2. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    crumbs on surface in some places. 27,000 gallons/acre 25–50% or Less Soil Moisture Amount to Reach AWC ... 30,000 gallons/acre Somewhat pliable; balls under pressure. 20,000 gallons/acre 50–75% Soil Moisture ... moisture levels that are near or exceeding the soil water holding capacity. The addition of liquid manure ...

  3. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

  4. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  5. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

  6. Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-14-10

    Also, some custom operations are provided at bargain rates due to family relationships between the ... Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm Machinery Costs ... fuel prices. The approximate price of diesel fuel at the time of this survey was $2.50 per gallon for ...

  7. Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-541

    levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...

  8. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    livestock. Adequate amounts of water are needed to maintain high levels of production. Limiting water intake ... collected water. Connecting lines between tanks should not have high or low spots in the line to eliminate ... such as sheep, cannot tolerate high levels of copper because it builds up in their system. Keep added ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Dr. Osler Ortez

    https://hcs.osu.edu/our-people/dr-osler-ortez

    Dr. Osler Ortez Assistant Professor- Corn & Emerging Crops 50% Extension | 30% Research | 20% ... industry conference Agronomy, Crops & Soils (aka the tri-societies meeting)- is my favorite; I've ... do you do in your free time I like to have a good balance between work, family & ...

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