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  1. Feeding Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-6

    (from forage analysis) 1.07 15.4 0.94 0.41 Pelleted Grain (from feed tag) 1.50 12.0 0.75 0.85 ... we need to substitute grain for hay to raise the energy. 1.50 Mcal/lb DE of grain – 1.07 Mcal/lb DE ... source of sulfur. Excessively high levels of sulfur depress copper absorption. Sulfur is also found in ...

  2. The Biology of Soil Compaction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-10

    flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... impact on bare soil and natural gravity combine to compact soils. Low organic matter levels make the soil ... binds microaggregates and macroaggregates in the soil. Low organic matter levels make the soil more ...

  3. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://fabe.osu.edu/CTCon

    include: Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Nutrient Management; Agronomic Crop Management; and ... Sessions include: Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Crop Management; Water Quality; and Carbon ... form. (Registration after March 1, or on-site, will be $150.) Registration will include access to all ...

  6. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    Municipal Corporation or Township Maximum # of DORAs Size of DORA More than 50,000 Six Up to contiguous ... acres or 1 square mile 35,001-50,000 Three Up to 320 contiguous acres or  ½ square mile 35,000 or less ... One Up to 150 contiguous acres How Do You Expand or Dissolve a DORA? A municipal corporation or ...

  7. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Meat Goat Production and Budgeting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/14

    the herd). Kiko goats (weighing roughly twice the weight of feral goats) are capable of high levels of ... improved type. The Boer goat has a good conformation with high growth and fertility rates. In the late ... United States from Australia and New Zealand. A mature Boer buck weighs between 240 and 300 pounds, and ...

  10. Using Corn for Livestock Grazing

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

    grazing. These have been bred for high forage yields, high digestibility, low fiber levels, and high fiber ... prevent founder. High nitrate levels have been documented in drought-stressed grazing corn at EORDC. Check ... prussic acid poisoning. Table 5. Level of Nitrate in Forage and Potential Effect on Animals. Nitrate ppm ...

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