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  1. Phosphorus Risk to Water? Seminar Thursday (1/27) on How to Gauge It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/phosphorus-risk-water-seminar-thursday-127-how-gauge-it

    Phosphorus Risk Index is a field-based planning tool that integrates soil properties, hydrology and ... a Phosphorus Risk Index Framework in Ohio” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (1/27) as part of the school’s ... agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from soil to water, according to ...

  2. Chow Line: Vitamin D and heart health: jury still out

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-vitamin-d-and-heart-health-jury-still-out-0

    blood levels of vitamin D might be a separate risk factor for heart disease. But-- and this is a big ... concern that Americans 50 and older are at risk of not getting enough vitamin D to maintain bone health. ... with the lowest levels of vitamin D in their blood at the beginning of the study had twice the risk of ...

  3. Tips to Put Damaged Pastures Back into Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tips-put-damaged-pastures-back-production

    distributed legume species to counter high nitrogen prices. "At this level, supplemental fertilizer ... pH should be above 6.0, with a goal of 6.5. Soil phosphorus level should be at 25 parts per million ... and soil potassium should be at 100 to 120 ppm," said Lewandowski. "If the soil is not close ...

  4. Chow Line: Triglyceride levels sensitive to diet (for 4/12/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-triglyceride-levels-sensitive-diet-41209-1

    April 3, 2009 My dad mentioned to me that a blood test revealed high triglycerides, and he was ... to where they need to be (either to be used as energy or stored for later). High blood levels of ... triglycerides (above 150 milligrams per deciliter, or mg/dL) after fasting puts you at higher risk for hardening ...

  5. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    Conservation Service Ohio Phosphorus (P) Risk Index to better predict the risk of phosphorus moving off farm ... agribusinesses to complete the project. Her goals are to make the Ohio P Risk Index accurate, add more best ... their P Risk Index scores, evaluate management options and make informed decisions to better manage ...

  6. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    phosphorus on three field scenarios: application based on soil test data with the field divided into 2.5 acre ... it may not have always been economically feasible for farmers with medium-size operations to adopt ... profits," said Reeder. "Variations in a field, from slope to soil type to drainage, can have an impact ...

  7. Chow Line: Keep physically fit at any weight (9/21/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-keep-physically-fit-any-weight-92112

    pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides and fasting glucose levels. They also took a treadmill test that ... healthy, and they also had a better fitness level than obese participants who had high blood pressure, high ... a standard treadmill test — is a better measure of health risks than what the scale says. The take-home ...

  8. Chow Line: Know warning signs, risk of diabetes (11/16/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-know-warning-signs-risk-diabetes-111612

    diabetes cases. It’s marked by high blood glucose levels primarily caused by the body’s inability to use ... your risk of getting diabetes is 1 in 7 if your parent was diagnosed before age 50, and 1 in 13 if your ... parent was diagnosed after age 50. If both parents have type 2 diabetes, your risk is about 1 in 2. ...

  9. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock-0

    compost sock system comparable to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high ... Centers at Piketon are already picking their high tunnel strawberries – about a month ahead of ... are using a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop’s performance to ...

  10. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop's performance to in-ground high tunnel ... to in-soil production, that means that we can farm anywhere with high tunnels using this system as ... the growing medium," said Bergefurd. "You won't need soil." The compost socks are ...

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