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  1. Overview and Cost of a Small-scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0105

    fish), the chances of something going wrong increases. Fish, bacteria, and plants require high ... harvested annually depend on your goals and tolerance for risk, species, size of species upon stocking, ... strong, although turnover rates for those in production 10+ years is likely high. Reasons for turnover may ...

  2. Lindsey Receives Sustainable Agriculture Grant

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/may-23-2022/lindsey-receives-sustainable-agriculture-grant

    Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project: "Use of a Cover Crop to Reduce Soil Crusting and Improve ... cooperation between agriculture professionals and small groups of farmers and ranchers to catalyze on-farm ...

  3. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  4. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the appropriate nozzle size Once ...

  5. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2012

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-11-12

    $6.80 Soil Testing / Sample $10.00 $11.70 $9.50 Grid Soil Sampling / Acre $8.00 $13.00 $3.00 Machinery ... (extension.iastate.edu/agdm/crops/html/a3-29.html)   Average High Low Soil Preparation Stalk Chopper / Acre $10.40 $12.60 $8.30 Moldboard Plow /Acre ... family relationships between the parties or due to the fact that custom providers may see an increased ...

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

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

    environmental conditions, can transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the ... severe 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 ...

  7. Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use Oats/Radish  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-85

    rate between 30–50 pounds of actual N per acre. Extra nitrogen is needed in the spring to decompose the ... Soil Health Services, Jenera, Ohio This publication is intended to provide a starting point for farmers ... a reputable seed dealer. Note that this means the seed has been cleaned and has a certified lab-tested ...

  8. Palmer Amaranth: What It Is and What to Do Now

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-73

    and similar areas for the presence of Palmer. For any intended seedings of this type, ODA will test ... drop off). Contact ODA for information: 614-728-6410. Seed can also be tested for a fee by the ... (uprooted) or cut off just below soil and removed from field, and then burned or buried at least a foot deep ...

  9. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    enhance soil-to-seed contact when small seeds are being planted. Small Food Plot Equipment ATV —A medium ... conventional seeders, when operated correctly, place the seed in the soil at the correct depth to promote high ... soil feed forage plants and are critical to maintain long lasting and high yielding food plots (set of ...

  10. Yellowjackets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2075-11

    step, as yellowjackets nests may be at ground level, especially in high grassy areas, and around mulched ... logs, under loose bark of dead trees, soil cavities, and other protected places. These queens emerge ... cells by August and late September. Adults feed primarily on items high in sugars and carbohydrates ...

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