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  1. 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 ...

  2. Using Corn for Livestock Grazing

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

    high forage yields, high digestibility, low fiber levels, and high fiber digestibility. Hybrid ... 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 ...

  3. Double-Cropping Soybean Following Small Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-103

    yield and test weight will be reduced, and vomitoxin levels may increase. Grain will be significantly ... discounted or rejected for low test weight and high vomitoxin. Planting double-crop soybean after winter ... stored soil moisture, rainfall, or irrigation.  Double-crop soybean management differs from traditional, ...

  4. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    drone can automatically navigate hills and slopes. The cost of a spraying drone varies between $5,000 ... weeds to be sprayed, nutrient stress levels, a vineyard’s or orchard’s canopy characteristics (new, old, ... gaps between vines or trees), areas infested by insects and diseases, and canopy development throughout ...

  5. Secondary Injury Prevention: Caught-in, Caught-between, or Struck by Objects

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.2

    reaction time are at higher risk. Caught-in or Between Accidents OSHA lists "caught-in and ... livestock. If precautions are not taken seriously, it is easy to be caught-in, caught-between, or struck by ... between" accidents as one of the big four workplace hazards. The most common caught-in and between ...

  6. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    the result of a high-quality compost process. When applied to substrates, these products are degraded ... influence nutrient availability. In fact, temperature and water availability are crucial: soils that are too ... levels above acceptable levels making electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring very important. Numerous ...

  7. Collecting and Submitting a Turfgrass Sample to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3087-10

    shipping information are correct. Step 1: Collecting the Sample For "high-cut turf " such as ... healthy (unaffected) and sick (infected) turf. This allows a comparison to be made between the healthy ... both high-cut turf and golf-course samples, be sure the sample includes roots. Many people might not ...

  8. Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)

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

    caused by the bacterium  Xanthomonas fragariae. This 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 ... surfaces, high relative humidity, moderate daytime temperatures (~68°F), and nighttime temperatures near ...

  9. Determining Location of Cellulosic Ethanol Plants in Ohio Based on Availability of Crop Residues

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-650

    showed that two clusters in western Ohio, each encompassing 17 counties with a collection radius of 50 ... cellulosic ethanol production will likely be in high demand in the future. Other regions of Ohio with fewer ... availability of major crop residues (sustainable amount per square mile) in Ohio at the county level (Table 1). ...

  10. Overexertion Causing Secondary Injury

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.5

    the limitation of another body part. Overexertion injury is likely to occur in four ways. High force ... other guidelines to reduce the risks of overexertion injuries: Ask for help when moving heavy objects. ... and have vibration-reducing features. Reduce total exposure to vibration by alternating between tasks ...

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