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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    fatigue easily. Those individuals with diabetes are at higher risk of infection even with small cuts or ... Managing energy level and time for task completion are critical for controlling diabetes. Meal planning ... An electronic prompting aid helps remind the person of meal/snack times and when it is time to test ...

  4. Environment, Risk, and Decision Making

    https://senr.osu.edu/courses/enr-8150

    ENR 8150 Theory of individual and participatory decision making processes under risk and ... uncertainty and applications to improve decision making in environmental risk management contexts. Prereq: Not ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Soils of Forest Ecosystems

    https://senr.osu.edu/courses/enr-5271

    ENR 5271 Characteristics and processes of soils in natural and managed forests; interactions of ... forest communities and soils; mgmt of soils in forest ecosystems. Designed for all students & ... practicing professionals in forestry & soil science. Prereq: 3000 (300.01), or Grad standing, or ...

  8. Environmental Soil Chemistry and Remediation

    https://senr.osu.edu/courses/enr-5262

    ENR 5262 Environmental soil chemistry relevant to soil and contaminant remediation. Excessive ... phosphorus fertilizer, degraded coal mineland soils; salt degradation; heavy metal contamination; urban ... soils. Socioeconomic considerations including cost and community/regulatory agency acceptance. Laboratory ...

  9. Emeritus & Former Faculty at the SENR

    https://senr.osu.edu/our-people/emeritus-former-faculty-senr

        Jerry M. Bigham* (Director) (Curriculum Vita) 1977-2010 Soil Science James H. Brown* (Assistant ... Director) 1970-1995 Forestry Frank G. Calhoun* 1986-2010 Soil Science Charles F. Cole* (Assistant Director) ... Natural Resources Craig B. Davis* (Director 1984-2013 Environmental Science Warren Dick*  1980-2016 Soil ...

  10. Soils and Carbon: Stabilization and Permanence

    https://senr.osu.edu/courses/enr-7530

    ENR 7530 Soil carbon, globally, is larger than both atmospheric and terrestrial biomass carbon ... stocks, but how permanent is soil carbon and in what forms? Minerals play an important role in carbon ... stability and permanence. Students gain experience on methods to investigate soil carbon stabilization, ...

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