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  1. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  2. Hardwood Log and Tree Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-74-12

    furniture grade lumber. Shakes are separations between the annual rings often caused by high winds in ... designation. Also, a mill's available technology can significantly impact the amount of high-grade lumber ... Common must have 2/3 (66.7%) of the poorest face clear, and #2 Common lumber must be 1/2 (50%) clear. ...

  3. Botulism: What You Don't See or Smell Can Still Hurt You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5567-11

    transform into an active bacteria. The spores can be found in soil all over the world and can contaminate ... symptoms depending on the dose of toxin that they consume. Infants are particularly at risk. How Can ... Botulism Be Prevented? There are very few cases of botulism each year. The death rate is high if not ...

  4. Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress

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

    and people with a pre-existing condition are at a higher risk. Examples of high-risk conditions are ... arthritis or any form of limited mobility may be at higher risk of cold stress because of an added length of ... a cold stress condition are cold temperatures, high/cold winds, dampness, and exposure to cold water. ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Yellowjackets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2075-11

    step, as yellowjackets nests may be at ground level, especially in high grassy areas, and around mulched ... loose bark of dead trees, soil cavities, and other protected places. These queens emerge during the warm ... late September. Adults feed primarily on items high in sugars and carbohydrates (fruits, flower nectar, ...

  8. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-11-10

    / 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 ...

  9. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When Is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...

  10. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    a couple of weeks, their egg production increases. Depending on the level of pasture contamination, FECs ... the last 50–60 years consistently show that egg counts from a group of individuals, as well as worm ... individuals have very high counts, and even when severe parasitic disease is present in a group, there ...

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