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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    a high, open, windy, sunny hilltop, the drying rate of logs might necessitate regular and frequent ... replenishment because of drying or water consumption by spawn growth. High A-Frame Stacking (also known as ... (efficient use of space) and high ventilation, it has limited use for most growers during the spawn run. It ...

  2. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  3. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on the sensitivity of each fruit and vegetable crop. ... are low in fat, high in fiber, and include at least five servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables ... can protect against many types of cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is ...

  4. Watch for potential frost damage to non-mature corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-36/watch-potential-frost-damage-non-mature-corn

    was damaged by frost versus what was not. Premature assessments have the risk of underestimating the ... lower test weight, sometimes called chaffy ears. Low test weights can reduce storage life; additional ...

  5. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    opening the spawn container until just prior to use of the contents. Once opened, the risk for ... fungi grow best on logs with high-density wood. Straight logs are easier to handle, but crooked logs can ... angle grinder (preferably high speed if many logs are to be inoculated) bits and stop collars worktable ...

  6. Healthy Cooking for One or Two

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1004

    container) tend to be low in nutrition and high in fat, sugar, sodium, and calories, and therefore are not as ... Breakfast- High-fiber cereal, yogurt, or a fruit or protein shake with fruit and vegetables. Lunch- Leftovers ... bring much enjoyment— a fit body, good health, and a reduced risk of many diseases. Make eating an ...

  7. October Usually Brings Our First Fall Freeze

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/october-usually-brings-our-first-fall-freeze

    (https://mrcc.purdue.edu/freeze/freezedatetool.html) that relies on historical temperature data at the county level back to 1950 and allows users to ... select a freeze temperature threshold between 20°F and 40°F to visualize the earliest, average, and ... Note that 50% of the time, a hard freeze (28°F) occurs by October 30 th (green line) for this site. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...

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