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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. Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-518

    that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... able to answer the question, “At what soil test level should I apply fertilizer to see a yield ... response?” To answer this question, we need to establish a critical soil test level.  For each trial, we ...

  3. Your Old Barn: Economic Incentives and Preservation Tools

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-642-11

    had already been paid. Federal law offers two possible levels of tax credit for income producing ... on the National Register Does: Grant a level of prestige, which can increase the property ... Register is administered at the state level by each respective state. In Ohio, the Ohio Historical ...

  4. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  6. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  7. Shock Chlorination of Wells

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-318

    about well testing and water treatment, check the website for the Ohio State University Soil Environment ... (High-test Hypochlorite) Needed to Shock Chlorinate a Well of Different Depths and Diameters Water Depth in ... ½ pound 50-- 1/3 pound ½ pound ¾ pound 100- 1/3 pound ¾ pound 1 pound 1½ pounds 150 ¼ pound ½ pound ...

  8. Forage Testing Now Available Through Ohio State

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/forage-testing-now-available-through-ohio-state

    Laboratory is now offering forage analysis. Two forage testing options are available to be done by the lab ... located on Coffey Road in Columbus. Package 1 ($18.50) includes dry matter, crude protein, fiber (NDF and ... ADF), minerals (Ca, P, K, and Mg), digestibility, ash, fat, lignin, and starch. Package 2 ($20.50 ...

  9. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

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

    50% or more of the spikelets may become damages. Scab also causes floret sterility, poor test weights ... accumulate at high levels in the harvested grain and may cause vomiting and feed refusal if scabby grain is ... Levels of vomitoxin exceeding 1 ppm and 5 ppm (parts per million) are unfit for human and livestock ...

  10. Fall Application of Dairy Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-25-issue-5/fall-application-dairy-manure

    approach $150 to $175/cow annually. The rapidly increasing prices of pumps, hoses, and manure application ... soil erosion. Another benefit of cover crops that overwinter is the uptake of nitrogen early in the ... with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop mixture meets the ...

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