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  1. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

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

    years, the soil is converting and storing more nitrogen as microbe numbers and soil organic matter levels ... has decreased soil organic levels by 60 to 70 percent with 30 to 40 percent soil organic carbon stocks ... the following crop. Legume cover crops fix nitrogen from the air, adding up to 50 to 150 pounds per ...

  2. Wind Energy Development as an Economic Development Strategy for Rural Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-CMD-849

    avian risk assessment to evaluate the risk of collision for birds and bats and to avoid high traffic ... Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the Ohio SB 232 (which levels the playing field for wind projects by setting ... With most farms being built today, a minimum of 50 turbines are constructed, requiring a total land ...

  3. Using Pasture Measurement to Improve Your Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-HCS-868

    that it is a dynamic, living community of plants that is highly variable. To overcome the variability, ... we also need to know how much is being consumed. If we had 50 dairy cows weighing 1,100 pounds each, ... forage is growing. By taking the difference between the two measurements and dividing it by the number of ...

  4. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    Micronutrient Deficiencies May Occur. Micronutrient Soil Crop Boron (B) Sandy soils or highly weathered soils ... Alfalfa. Diagnosing Micronutrient Deficiencies There is a large degree of uncertainty in using soil tests ... for monitoring soil micronutrient levels, as crop micronutrient availability is determined by complex ...

  5. The Role of Macronutrients in Equine Nutrition

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1023

    2) or corn gluten meal can increase the CP level in the diet, provide high quality protein, and are ... ammonia levels in situations where horses are housed indoors, such as in stalls. Mammalian proteins are ... exceptionally high in oils and can increase the energy density of equine diets. Oils themselves, such as corn ...

  6. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  7. Yersinia enterocolitica: A rare but important food safety concern for young children and immune-compromised individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection with ... are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... cdc.gov/yersinia/index.html. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Vital signs: Incidence and trends of infection ...

  8. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    between the two treatments may have occurred by chance alone. Scenario 2:  At harvest the yield levels of ... level differences, insect pressure, disease pressure, natural variation in soil productivity, etc.). ... at two different scenarios based on the harvest information. Scenario 1:  At harvest the yield levels ...

  9. Gray Leaf Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3083

    test will show that the soil has adequate water. Severe outbreaks look as if the turfgrass was scorched ... than 50 grass species, including wheat, crabgrass, and foxtail. However, individual isolates of the ... plants. The overall appearance often resembles severe drought stress, but if soil moisture is checked, the ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Maple Syrup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5522

    containers—½ gallon and gallon—are for larger gifts or for the family sold on the pure maple flavor and high ... Grade A Medium Amber, and Grade A Dark Amber. Color is the principal grade-determining factor for syrup ... factors are met, there is no difference in "quality" between grades of table syrup. There are ...

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