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  1. Norovirus: A Different Type of Foodborne Illness

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5569

    deaths are possible each year. Risk Factors Anyone can get Norovirus. The reason is that Norovirus is ... handles food is at risk of contaminating the food or making themselves sick. If 26% of the cases of ... completely eliminate microbial contamination, it helps to remove soil or waxes where organisms may be ...

  2. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... the usual culprits  for spreading infection in Ohio with cats and dogs occasionally testing positive ... and one fox. While skunks and dogs have tested positive in the past, no confirmed cases were reported ...

  3. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    50 ppm, increased levels of keratoconjuctivitis and tracheitis have been observed. These trachea and ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ... concentrations. People begin to detect odors at 5–50 ppm. Irritation to mucous surfaces occurs at 100–500 ppm ...

  4. Preventing Heart Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.3-11

    the risk of heart disease is reduced by 50% within just one year. And no matter how long or how much ... cholesterol level, and reduce your risk of diabetes. Meaningful Exercise Many farmers feel they receive plenty ... Screenings High blood pressure and high cholesterol damage the heart and blood vessels. Therefore, people ...

  5. Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513

    over the entire field, changes in soil test levels in two areas over a 10-year period are shown. Table ... 1 ppm 20 8 2 20 8 2 20 8 2 Expected ppm change in soil test over 10 years 3 0 0 +5 +10-6-11 1 Crop ... to change soil test 1 ppm is 6–10 depending on cation exchange capacity. 3 Example calculation: ...

  6. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  7. Strategies for Coping with Parasite Larvae on Pastures in the Springtime in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-28

    a high-risk practice in the absence of refugia. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 57 (6), 359–363. ... drying by soil moisture and organic debris from late fall through the winter, significant numbers of them ... ewes usually fall rapidly to low levels as the ewe's immune system returns to normal. As a result, ...

  8. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6–40% of the deer had antibodies to the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...

  9. Crop Estimation of Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1434-11

    varieties. Most varieties reach 50% of their berry weight when GDD range between 1,000 and 1,700; this ... winegrape varieties* Variety GDD50 Chardonnay 1,070 Pinot noir 1,140 Pinot gris 1,150 Cabernet franc 1,170 ... on the grape variety and lasts between 4 to 10 weeks. Stage II Stage II is often described as ...

  10. 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 ...

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