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  1. Potassium

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5588

    recommended potassium levels may be influential in glucose control and the risk of diabetes. Potassium ... indicates increasing potassium creates a protective effect against hypertension (high blood pressure). The ... muscles contract—including your heart—and helps with nerve function. Consuming a high potassium diet has ...

  2. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    drone can automatically navigate hills and slopes. The cost of a spraying drone varies between $5,000 ... weeds to be sprayed, nutrient stress levels, a vineyard’s or orchard’s canopy characteristics (new, old, ... gaps between vines or trees), areas infested by insects and diseases, and canopy development throughout ...

  3. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

  4. Double-Cropping Soybean Following Small Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-103

    yield and test weight will be reduced, and vomitoxin levels may increase. Grain will be significantly ... discounted or rejected for low test weight and high vomitoxin. Planting double-crop soybean after winter ... stored soil moisture, rainfall, or irrigation.  Double-crop soybean management differs from traditional, ...

  5. Meet Abby Obert: Adventures in the World of Drainage

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/meet-abby-obert-adventures-world-drainage

    Abby held an internship with Allen Soil and Water Conservation District as a water resources intern. ... direction of the pipes. If there was flowing water, they would collect a sample to test for nitrates, ...

  6. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    the result of a high-quality compost process. When applied to substrates, these products are degraded ... influence nutrient availability. In fact, temperature and water availability are crucial: soils that are too ... levels above acceptable levels making electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring very important. Numerous ...

  7. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...

  8. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    maintained between 6.0 and 6.5 for best results. Critical levels of soil phosphorus and potassium are 15 ppm ... forages. They need to be planted into warm soils that are between 60 and 65°F. At these soil temperatures, ... will tolerate soil pH levels of 6.0 and lower, the Ohio Agronomy Guide recommends that soil pH be ...

  9. Low-Cost Treatment of Food Processing Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-771

    ammonia test can be used by the system operator to check the ammonia levels to determine when the ... The company was looking for a way to treat the high-strength, high-fat-content wastewater in an ... with an additional 50% excess capacity for flexibility in operation and to handle peak flows. The ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peppers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5528

    vitamin A. Storage  Peppers are best stored between 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit for two weeks or less. Your ... electric or gas burner with a heavy wire-mesh cooking rack. Set the burner to medium/high and place the ... 22 calories. Bell peppers are high in fiber, an excellent source of vitamin C, and have antioxidants ...

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