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  1. Corn Yield Response to Damage from Strong Storms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ac-1054

    more than 50%, and sometimes as high as 70%, to decrease oil content. Grain oil content was reduced as ... leaves that are up to 40–50% exposed. This coincides with the leaf tip becoming more horizontal. The ... defoliation levels, and induced root lodging) and from observations after natural events (root lodging and ...

  2. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    and 6 feet between rows, in order to maximize the space usage in the high tunnel. Our experience ... the ground when temperatures are 20°F or below. In an effort to test how hardy figs will perform in ... Ohio, two demonstration plantings (one in the open field and one in a high tunnel) of several hardy fig ...

  3. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil.  Soil is an excellent ... medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system.  The system designer ... uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ...

  4. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

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

    to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on the sensitivity of each fruit and vegetable crop. ... are low in fat, high in fiber, and include at least five servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables ... can protect against many types of cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is ...

  5. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    time ranging from 0.5 to 8 hours [1,2]. The major advantage of HTC over other high temperature ... a good medium for heat transfer in HTC, but if variability in the feedstock particle size is too large ... compounds). These reactions occur under high temperature and pressure and play a vital role in lowering the ...

  6. Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.13

    a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are the common cold, diabetes, atherosclerosis, ... risk of cold stress because of an added length of time to complete tasks, slower reaction time, or ... high/cold winds, dampness, and exposure to cold water. Cold air, water, and snow draw heat from the body. ...

  7. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    sites including nutrient-poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in the spring and can ... successional woodlands, and abandoned agricultural fields. They do not grow well in dense forests or wet soils ... fall. Fruits persist throughout the winter. Seeds remain viable in the soil for approximately three ...

  8. Farming After a Stroke

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.2-11

    and blood clotting, all raising the risk of another stroke. It is important to treat any sleep ... Most stroke survivors experience high fatigue. Ask your doctor or therapist how to regain and keep your ... Program emergency numbers in your cell phone and write them down in large print on index cards for all the ...

  9. The Role of Micronutrients in Equine Nutrition

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1021

    species, soil fertility, weather, etc. The only way to know mineral content of your forage is to test it. ... The amount horses consume from blocks is highly variable between individuals. Horses on pasture ... should be made up of at least 50% forage. Horses get most of their daily nutrient requirements from ...

  10. Developing a Farm Digital Strategy 2 – Precision Technology and Data Generation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-556

    vegetation index (NDVI). NDVI is a numerical indicator that is useful for distinguishing vegetation from soil ... represents data compiled at the field level that is related to agronomy-based information. Types of this data ... include hybrid (or variety), planted population (as shown in Figure 2), yield, soil type, soil texture, ...

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