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  1. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    converting and storing more nitrogen as microbe numbers and soil organic matter levels increase in the soil ... P losses to surface water. In the last hundred years, tillage has decreased soil organic levels by 60 to 70 ... storehouse for many nutrients. Most soil nitrogen (>90%) and available phosphorus (50 to 75 percent) is ...

  2. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    Green manures added to soil from cultivating cover crops between cash crops can be effective in adding ... maintain appropriate and balanced soil fertility, a soil test should be conducted before applying ... Manures Green manures can be added to soil by cultivating cover crops between cash crop growing seasons. ...

  3. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    to unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte ... many calories. Nutrient-rich foods, which are foods that are high in nutrients in relation to their ... Stop Hypertension (high blood pressure). Like the previous two eating patterns presented, the DASH diet ...

  4. Useful Tables: Adjustments and Conversions on Corn and Soybean Parameters

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-502

      Inches between Kernels Final* Pop. Seeds/acre 15" row 20" row 30" row 40" row 15,000 ... 12.0 53.77 65.06 24.5 62.68 80.50 12.5 54.08 65.50 25.0 63.09 81.25 13.0 54.39 65.95 25.5 63.52 82.03 ... 13.5 54.71 66.42 26.0 63.95 82.82 14.0 55.02 66.89 26.5 64.38 83.50 14.5 55.35 67.39 27.0 64.82 84.19 ...

  5. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    livestock. Adequate amounts of water are needed to maintain high levels of production. Limiting water intake ... collected water. Connecting lines between tanks should not have high or low spots in the line to eliminate ... such as sheep, cannot tolerate high levels of copper because it builds up in their system. Keep added ...

  6. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    inside temperature, humidity, and airflow at comfortable levels. However, county fair buildings are ... possible between livestock buildings on fairgrounds can help prevent heat from building up. Older buildings ... openings, and spacings between buildings (Iowa State University 1989). The guidelines in this handbook can ...

  7. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... University Kiwifruit is well-known for its high nutritional value and has become very popular with consumers ... recent years, there has been a growing interest in hardy kiwi production due to its high nutritional ...

  8. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=3 You can stay up-to-date on all the seasonal risks at the OHRFC websites:  ...

  9. Minimizing Corn Harvest Losses At The Combine

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/minimizing-corn-harvest-losses-combine

    has this issue. High moisture corn may require us to look harder at combine settings to minimize ... keep deck plates narrow enough that we avoid butt shelling and ears slipping between the plates into ... lost. In high moisture corn around 30%, grain damage can be caused by the header auger running to much ...

  10. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... good contact between soil and effluent, and some are not permeable enough to allow for the movement of ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

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