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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Phytotechnology and Phytoremediation

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-5520

    treating polluted soil and water. Traditional methods as well as new trends and current research in ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Precision Agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/agsysmt-4580

    Global Positioning System (GPS), guidance systems, plant and soil sensors, soil sampling, yield mapping ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Design of Agricultural Water Management Systems

    https://fabe.osu.edu/about-us/courses/fabeng-5730

    FABENG 5730 Use of soil physics, porous media flow theory, soil-plant interactions, hydrology, and ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lawn Mower Clinic 2023

    https://fabe.osu.edu/events/lawn-mower-clinic-2023

    the Agricultural Systems Management Club will be hosting its Annual Lawn Mower Clinic! For  $50, we will service ...

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