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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0042

    Protection After logs are shocked, they are stacked for fruiting, normally using the high A-frame or lean-to ... also occur naturally after a week. At this stage, mushrooms are highly vulnerable to cold and windy ... conditions, which may inhibit growth. Whereas well-colonized soaked logs can have moisture contents as high as ...

  2. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    chinch bug seems to prefer Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrasses, and fine fescues. Lawns with 50 ... fescues, and tall fescues with endophytes are highly resistant to this pest. Lawns damaged by chinch bugs ... populations to below damaging levels. An egg parasitoid (Eumicrosoma beneficum) is known but does not seem to ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    of 50, and particularly older males, are at a higher risk of developing severe illness. Image: Ohio ... risk, with men over 50 appearing to be at higher risk for severe disease. If you are at risk, be sure to ... eggs on the surface of water-holding containers in a raft consisting of around 150 eggs glued together ...

  5. Feeding Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-6

    (from forage analysis) 1.07 15.4 0.94 0.41 Pelleted Grain (from feed tag) 1.50 12.0 0.75 0.85 ... we need to substitute grain for hay to raise the energy. 1.50 Mcal/lb DE of grain – 1.07 Mcal/lb DE ... source of sulfur. Excessively high levels of sulfur depress copper absorption. Sulfur is also found in ...

  6. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... with a longer and drier growing season. The soil organic matter content may decline, increasing risks ... breakdown of soil aggregates accelerates erosion. A soil with high organic matter is more productive than ...

  7. Staphylococcus aureus: A Problem When Food Is Left Out Too Long

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5564-11

    nasal passages, the throat, and on the hair and skin of 50% or more of healthy individuals. This ... temperatures from 50 degrees F to 120 degrees F, with the most rapid growth occurring near body temperature ... Re-heating foods, even at high temperatures, that have been contaminated with toxins will NOT make them safe ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    the soil. Some females lay between 20 to 300 eggs (fertilization is internal), which hatch in a few ... summer and autumn) due to excessive rainfall or even drought, a few or hundreds or more leave the soil ... virgin soil (decaying organic matter habitats) are often troublesome sites. Millipedes do not bite humans ...

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