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  1. Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0109

    is to maintain soil test P and K between the “critical level” (minimum) and “maintenance limit” ... level before planting. The estimated amount of P 2 O 5 required to raise a soil test 1 PPM is 20 pounds ... For example, if a soil test is 100 PPM and the goal is to increase the soil test to a critical level ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Blueberries, Blackberries, and Raspberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5511

    folate, and vitamin K. One of the most important health benefits of berries stems from their high level of ... blackberries become dull black in color and begin to soften and sweeten. Fruit is medium to large sized. Each ... phytochemicals, which are non-nutrient components that scientists believe may help reduce the risk of chronic ...

  3. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...

  4. Soil Testing

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing-field-and-crop

    F or a video on how to obtain a soil sample, please click here. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens Home Garden Soil Testing Form  (For Garden or small scale ... horticulture production, less than 1 acre) Home Lawn Soils Testing Form Field & Crop Soil Test Form (For ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Analysis of Safety Issues for Fresh Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-260

    annual cost of $77.7 billion annually (2). Between 2001 and 2010, the four food categories, namely, ... sprouts. There were 27 E. coli outbreaks in green leafy vegetables including lettuce and spinach between ... had 1,038 outbreaks and 43,858 associated illnesses between 1990 and 2010. Table 1 shows the outbreak ...

  7. Diabetes and Your Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-166

    increased risk for diabetes, you should see a doctor and be tested for diabetes. Warning Signs of Type ... : Frequent blood-sugar testing will help check your glucose level. Some people test their glucose several ... diabetes. Another 86 million people have pre-diabetes, meaning that their blood glucose levels are higher ...

  8. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peppers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5528

    vitamin A. Storage  Peppers are best stored between 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit for two weeks or less. Your ... electric or gas burner with a heavy wire-mesh cooking rack. Set the burner to medium/high and place the ... 22 calories. Bell peppers are high in fiber, an excellent source of vitamin C, and have antioxidants ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Kohlrabi, Rutabagas, and Turnips

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5521

    2 pounds (about 6 medium-sized vegetables) Rutabagas- 1 large or 2 medium-sized vegetables Kohlrabi- 4 to ... 6 medium-sized vegetables Nutrition The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 2½ cups of a variety of ... sweet potatoes, beets, and turnips make this colorful dish festive and nutritious. Ingredients 4 medium ...

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