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  1. Using Pasture Measurement to Improve Your Management

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

    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 ...

  2. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  3. Kellogg-Moser Food Security and Sustainability Living-Learning Community

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/campus-life/living-campus/kellogg-moser-learning-community

    a partnership between CFAES and OSU Residence Life. Click the button below for more information and how to ... sustainability initiatives. Engage in high-impact practices including undergraduate research, internships, study ...

  4. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...

  5. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  6. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    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 ...

  7. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  8. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    small groups in the soil. Some females lay between 20 to 300 eggs (fertilization is internal), which ... hundreds or more leave the soil and crawl into houses, basements, first-floor rooms, up foundation walls, ... newly developed wooded areas with virgin soil (decaying organic matter habitats) are often troublesome ...

  9. Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3212-11

    bacterium does not survive freely in the soil but instead survives on previously infected dead leaves on or ... in the soil. Crowns of systemically infected (live) plants are another source for overwintering ... openings. Free water on plant surfaces, high relative humidity, moderate daytime temperatures (~68°F), and ...

  10. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

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