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  1. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    thatch (an unhealthy, organic debris-layer between the soil and live grass). Finally, average mowing time ... chipped brush, and plant cuttings—improves soil, protects the environment, and saves money. Homeowners ... as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Anything that ...

  2. mRNA Vaccines: The Next Generation Tool to Fight Infections

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-34

    Process Any new technology used on humans undergoes rigorous testing to ensure it is safe and effective ... – Scientists in the lab test whether their ideas for a vaccine work in laboratory or animal experiments. ... Preclinical testing – Additional laboratory research and testing is conducted using animals to determine how ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. World Food Prize Side Event: IICA- Food Systems in the Americas: Challenges and Actions Needed

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/world-food-prize-side-event-iica-food-systems-in-the-americas%C2%A0challenges-and-actions

    region’s strategic positioning in this new global scenario. Within this context, after more than 18 months ...

  6. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://fabe.osu.edu/CTCon

    $100 (after Feb. 25, registration is $150). This registration includes  exclusive access  to all ... Alll 4 concurrent sessions will begin at 10:00 a.m. The Tuesday session on “ Soil Health, Cover Crops ... 4:30.  The  Soil Health  and  Crop Management  sessions will continue. The other two focus on:  Water Quality ...

  7. Precision Agriculture

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

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

  8. Principles of Soil and Water Engineering

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-2720

    geomorphology, soil erosion and soil dynamics, and ecological engineering to problems in food, agricultural and ...

  9. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    50% or more of the spikelets may become damages. Scab also causes floret sterility, poor test weights ... accumulate at high levels in the harvested grain and may cause vomiting and feed refusal if scabby grain is ... Levels of vomitoxin exceeding 1 ppm and 5 ppm (parts per million) are unfit for human and livestock ...

  10. 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 ...

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