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  1. Farming with Parkinson’s Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.5-11

    Parkinson's disease developing. They are: High levels of moderate to vigorous physical activity like biking ... is believed to be caused by a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility. ... intellectual level. Family members sometimes grow concerned because of what appears to be a lack of ...

  2. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  3. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

  4. Make plans now for dormant fruit tree management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/make-plans-now-dormant-fruit-tree-management

    once a year in early spring before growth starts. It is very important to do a soil test to determine ... The rate of application needs to be adjusted based on soil test analysis and recommendations. More ... are looking at the time frame between when the tree drops the leaves in the fall and when buds begin ...

  5. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  8. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest-0

    able to keep vegetables long term. Potatoes are best kept at between 40-50 degrees F with higher ... potatoes also store best in higher humidity, and with temperatures between 45 and 60. Pumpkins and squash ... higher the risk of others being affected. Apple and pear storage is not too different from vegetable ...

  9. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    that provides ample space between the soil and the bottom layer of the boards (Figure 1). At least 12 ... lumber because careless handling may diminish the value of high quality boards. Boards should be stacked ... The supporting foundation must be level and built on solid footings. Uneven settling of the foundation ...

  10. Soil Type & History

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/soil-type-history

    include Hoytville, Nappanee, Paulding, and Toledo. This region's soils often have high levels of clay ... northeast state border. Soils in Region 2 have been influenced by successive levels of impounded water. The ... these soils range from medium silt to fine clay. Region 4: Miamian-Kokomo-Eldean The medium blue region ...

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