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  1. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  2. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    primarily on the nutrient needs of the crop, the soil nutrient levels, and the nutrient content of the ... shavings) are put on soil the microorganisms in the soil start to break them down. Unfortunately, these wood ... nitrogen in the soil and they collect it more efficiently than plants do. In fact, they do it so well that ...

  3. Joint Economic Development Districts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1560

    a JEDD? A JEDD is a special-purpose territorial district created by contract between municipal ... entertainment district within a JEDD How Does a JEDD Work? Consider the following scenario: a municipality does ...

  4. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

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

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  5. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

  6. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    considered a spoilage organism, but consumption of high levels of mold on food by individuals with ... food safety threats. Determining the difference between when food with mold growth should be discarded, ... Although there is still a lack of information regarding the food safety risks of mold growth on prepared ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5507

    around 50 different varieties, including Ohio originals. Each of the Ohio apple varieties possesses its ... = about 3 medium apples 1 pound = approximately 1½ cups applesauce 2 pounds (6–8 apples) = a 9-inch pie ... part of a healthy diet. A medium, raw, 3-inch apple is low in calories (about 95 calories) and contains ...

  8. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    a frost occurs when the plants are outside? This is a risk that growers are willing to take and they try ... to minimize the risk by using some preventative measures. Before we describe one of the tools ... important difference between the two. Frost occurs when the air is dry, the wind is calm, and there is no ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    a cool, dry, dark place that is well ventilated. The ideal temperature is between 45–50 degrees ... broth to a boil over medium high heat. While broth is heating, chop vegetables. Add chopped potatoes, ... potatoes =  about 3 medium potatoes 3 cups peeled and sliced 2½ cups peeled and diced 2 cups mashed 2 cups ...

  10. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-58

    other aspects. These lower slope positions are often well-shaded and have deeper soil and more moisture ... soils, more leaf litter accumulation, and more moisture-holding capacity. Forest Canopy Next, look at the ... is suitable for ginseng production. Avoid sites with high percentages of oaks in the canopy. Oak ...

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