Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather
windy conditions can be dangerous, even at temperatures above freezing. At an increased risk are farmers ... high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ... taken to minimize the risk of injuries like frostbite or hypothermia. Clothing should be your first ...
Farming with Diabetes
fatigue easily. Those individuals with diabetes are at higher risk of infection even with small cuts or ... Managing energy level and time for task completion are critical for controlling diabetes. Meal planning ... An electronic prompting aid helps remind the person of meal/snack times and when it is time to test ...
Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage
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. ...
Statistics and Agricultural Research
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 ...
Renewable Energy Policy Series: The Effect of Renewable Energy Projects on Current Agricultural Use Value
year 2025. There is a distinct difference between major electric utility generation and ...
Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio
to maintain soil test levels, then we should apply fertilizer at the same rates as nutrients removed ... exported to maintain soil test levels. Acknowledgments The authors wish to acknowledge the contribution of ... with fertilizers or manures, then plant-available soil nutrient levels will draw down over time and the ...
Using Pasture Measurement to Improve Your Management
of plants that is highly variable. To overcome the variability, many samples must be taken in order ... also need to know how much is being consumed. If we had 50 dairy cows weighing 1,100 pounds each, and ... growing. By taking the difference between the two measurements and dividing it by the number of days ...
Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2010
/ Loaded / Hour $0.93 $1.70 $2.46 Bulldozing per Foot of Blade / Hour $6.00 $9.80 $12.50 Soil Testing ... includes approximately two-thirds of all survey responses.) Low Average High Soil Preparation Stalk ... / Sample $5.60 $9.65 $13.65 Soil Testing / Acre $2.00 $6.40 $10.80 Grid Soil Sampling / Acre $5.20 $8.10 ...
Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers
Green manures added to soil from cultivating cover crops between cash crops can be effective in adding ... maintain appropriate and balanced soil fertility, a soil test should be conducted before applying ... Manures Green manures can be added to soil by cultivating cover crops between cash crop growing seasons. ...
Farming with Parkinson’s Disease
Parkinson's disease developing. They are: High levels of moderate to vigorous physical activity like biking ... is believed to be caused by a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility. ... intellectual level. Family members sometimes grow concerned because of what appears to be a lack of ...