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  1. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... vegetable a great source of antioxidants and highly valued as a nutritional food. Head of broccoli after ... Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ...

  2. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    water. The longer the period or periods of soil saturation, the greater the risk of infection. Some ... Heavy, wet soils that remain saturated for extended periods of time are required for disease development. ... Above-ground symptoms vary between tree species, but generally include reduced tree vigor and growth, yellowing ...

  3. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    often significant and immediate impacts on vegetable °Brix levels. In contrast, soil and crop nutrient ... timing or soil moisture levels also affect °Brix but in ways that may complicate management decisions. ... Production factors such as temperature and light levels and soil moisture and fertility status influence crop ...

  4. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    same protocol is followed every time there is a sick calf. Reducing the risk for antibiotic resistance ...

  5. Slugs on Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-20

    later plantings when the soil has warmed might be considered. However, the risk of significant feeding ... that formulators produce products that have a relatively high level of metaldehyde, or active ... are left on the soil surface. There are many advantages to growers with no-till, including reduced ...

  6. Japanese Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-46

    spore count must build up for 2 to 3 years to achieve maximum levels. In Ohio and Kentucky, test trials ... usually in high-quality urban turf. Beetle skeletonizing a leaf Hosts The adult beetles are general ... cherry, zinnias and others, although only about 50 species are preferred. Their larvae, called white ...

  7. Spray Irrigation of Reclaimed Wastewater for Rural Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-758

    Septic systems require deep permeable soil of at least 36 inches to treat and safely disperse wastewater ... onsite. However, in almost 85 percent of Ohio’s land area, the soil is too shallow to seasonal water ... where trenches or mounds are dangerous to install. sites with shallow soils to a limiting condition—as ...

  8. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    tank parameters. Parameter Low Medium High Bulk tank SCC (cells/mL) <200,000 200,000- 400,000 ... the farm level. Therefore, listed below are key points expanded from the National Mastitis Council ... control program to improve milk quality at the herd level: Point #1: Establishment of goals for udder ...

  9. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    well-drained, quality soils, with good texture, structure, and containing adequate levels of organic matter, ... in a high-quality, well-drained soil will go a long way to minimize wound healing problems. If the ... and valuable to homeowners on many levels, they also can pose serious risks if they are not properly ...

  10. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    Protective Equipment (PPE) creates a barrier between the chemical and the human body. Goggles, rubber gloves ... are safe for handling the high-pressure liquid and its vapor form.  It is imperative that all ... Fixed Liquid Level Gauge —Clean, repair or replace as needed. Liquid Level Float Gauge —Check against ...

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