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  1. Freeze Symptoms and Associated Yield Loss in Soft Red Winter Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-93

    growing point of wheat is below the soil surface, protected from freezing temperatures. However, ... soil surface, and this developing spike can be damaged by low temperatures. In our research, 5%, 10%, ... 25%, and 50% reduction in wheat grain yield occurred at 20.1, 17.9, 14.8, and 11.9ºF, respectively, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  4. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  5. Starting a 4-H Teen Leader Group 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-53

    a group of teens who meet at the county level for a specific purpose. Typically, it is geared toward ... level as they become involved on a larger scale. Additionally, it is an opportunity for teens to plan ... and implement their own projects, events, and activities at the county level. Teen leader programs ...

  6. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    Micronutrient Deficiencies May Occur. Micronutrient Soil Crop Boron (B) Sandy soils or highly weathered soils ... Alfalfa. Diagnosing Micronutrient Deficiencies There is a large degree of uncertainty in using soil tests ... for monitoring soil micronutrient levels, as crop micronutrient availability is determined by complex ...

  7. Preventing Lifting and Overexertion Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591103

    a destination. Test the load to ensure that it can be safely carried. Know the limits! If the load is too heavy, ... extremes. Limit exposure to extreme cold and hot environments. Additional Tips to Reduce the Risks of ... often between waist and shoulder height. Use kneepads while kneeling or padded gloves when lifting to ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Camp Management Frequently Asked Questions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-34

    form) needs to be completed complying with Policy 1.50. Camp program directors will not need to also complete ... Policy 1.50 says if there is a break in service greater than 12 months, they need to be fingerprinted ... nurses) in Policy 1.50. This is likely a change from previous years. The training is at the discretion of ...

  10. Soil Quality Test Kit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4

    A simple test for active organic matter as a measure of soil quality SAG-4 Agriculture and Natural ... of the 8-piece Soil Quality Test Kit:* 1 Plastic Cas e 1 Laminated Instruction Sheet 1 Black Plastic ... of the soil that you are going to test. *To request a soil test kit, contact Sarah Strausbaugh ...

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