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  1. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    F-50 03/11/2024 Reviewed by: Kathy Smith, Program Director, Forestry; College of Food, ... goal (high-value species, good quality, fast growing), some that satisfied the wildlife habitat goal ... desirable. Species variety is highly desirable. Expected longevity of 20+ years. TIMBER Crown is large, ...

  2. Job Opportunities

    https://fabe.osu.edu/undergraduate/job-opportunities

    Pay: $12.50 - $14.17/hour, depending on past experience.  Applicant must be a high school graduate enrolled in an Ohio ... click here.  Water quality specialist The Division of Soil & Water Conservation – Hancock County is ... OSU mission and shared values.  Additional Information: The USDA-ARS Soil Drainage Research Unit, ...

  3. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ... phytophotodermatitis. This causes the skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the ... is hardy to zone 3 and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Giant hogweed can be identified ...

  4. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    test that can identify individuals suited for a career in agriculture. Each member of the farm business ... high-quality apples and table grapes in sufficient quantity to provide a good standard of living for my family ... financial, marketing, personnel and risk-management sectors of the business. One recommended method of ...

  5. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2011-12

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-12

    according to survey results. Cash rent for "poor" cropland is expected to average $150 per acre in ... $150 $30 $180 $120 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash Rent 6.90% 12.61% 19.51%-5.72% 5-Year ... Rent per Acre 2011 $122 $20 $142 $101 2012 $131 $19 $150 $112 5-Year Projected Percent Change in Cash ...

  6. Dr. Stephen Boyles retires following decades of impact on beef producers nationwide

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/dr-stephen-boyles-retires-following-decades-impact-beef-producers-nationwide

    instrumental in generating collaborations between producers and educators to improve the handling and welfare ... retirement traveling the country with his wife– his high school sweetheart– visiting national parks. He also ...

  7. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    is extremely high. Ice and snow storms, fire, insects, and disease are factors that could cause ... southern and eastern Ohio, will not support more intensive agriculture because the soils are either too ... forest) at about chest height and at ground level (stump) is recommended. In addition, veneer trees are ...

  8. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    surprisingly, companies rely heavily on panel testing, which is time-consuming and costly. Of course, farmers ... and produce managers and handlers cannot run extensive panel tests to identify which product(s) may ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  10. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

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