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  1. Frank Becker Hired As New ANR Educator for Wayne County

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/frank-becker-hired-new-anr-educator-wayne-county

    roadside stand. A grant from the National FFA allowed him to build a high tunnel (hoop house) for ...

  2. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    windy conditions can be dangerous, even at temperatures above freezing. At an increased risk are farmers ... high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ... taken to minimize the risk of injuries like frostbite or hypothermia. Clothing should be your first ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  5. Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for a Terrific Thanksgiving Turkey

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tips-tricks-and-tactics-terrific-thanksgiving-turkey

    students recommend “cake” and “ice creme and yoguert.”           Recipes are “not kitchen tested,” as noted ... for Food Safety Education has tested its methods, so if you’re cooking a turkey this Thanksgiving, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    a couple of weeks, their egg production increases. Depending on the level of pasture contamination, FECs ... the last 50–60 years consistently show that egg counts from a group of individuals, as well as worm ... individuals have very high counts, and even when severe parasitic disease is present in a group, there ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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