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  1. 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 ...

  2. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    but it has a high degree of uptake from the soil and is very persistent. Grape injury has been ... vineyard. Injury, however, may occur if the spray rate is too high when these herbicides are applied to soil ... may provide an acceptable level of weed control while minimizing the risk of severe grape injury as ...

  3. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    crumbs on surface in some places. 27,000 gallons/acre 25–50% or Less Soil Moisture Amount to Reach AWC ... 30,000 gallons/acre Somewhat pliable; balls under pressure. 20,000 gallons/acre 50–75% Soil Moisture ... moisture levels that are near or exceeding the soil water holding capacity. The addition of liquid manure ...

  4. Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Management: It’s All About the Seed

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-76

    only 25 percent germination following year equals 50,000 plants Even assuming 99 percent control that ... the seed last in soil? Approximately 80 percent of the seeds lose viability within the first 12 ... left on the surface, compared with burial 6 inches deep.   Bottom line:  Viable seed levels will ...

  5. Limiting Risks for Your Unborn Baby

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5535

    healthy. Certain substances or dietary habits could classify you as high risk. Some risk factors are ... behaviors are associated with low birth weight, which can lead to low oxygen levels at birth, the inability ... low-carbohydrate diet, the high-protein diet, the starvation diet and the liquid-protein diet. Fad diets often ...

  6. Grain Bin Hazards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59155

    situation. For example, if the grain is moldy, then a HEPA (High Efficiency Filter) cartridge will be needed ... maintenance to reduce risk of ignition due to machinery failure. Falling Hazards: Many walking/working ... the surface, suffocation will likely occur. In three to four seconds, grain can be above knee level ...

  7. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  8. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...

  9. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  10. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    recommended. The treatment equipment required to remove high levels of dissolved salts and organic compounds is ... chemicals could contaminate private water supplies. Proper water tests are valuable tools for addressing ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ...

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