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  1. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  2. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

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

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  3. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    to be based on soil test results. Soil sample bags, forms, and instructions are available from your ... especially in seasons with heavy rainfall. Lime should be applied only if indicated by soil test results to ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ...

  4. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

  5. Low-Cost Treatment of Food Processing Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-771

    ammonia test can be used by the system operator to check the ammonia levels to determine when the ... The company was looking for a way to treat the high-strength, high-fat-content wastewater in an ... with an additional 50% excess capacity for flexibility in operation and to handle peak flows. The ...

  6. Equestrian Injury Statistics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/19

    athletes have given up their high school sports. For example, the oldest U.S. Olympian that competed in the ... low-key, low-risk sports. As a result, potential risk and safety considerations can be overlooked. The ... purpose of this article is not to deter equestrians, but rather provide context for risk and potential ...

  7. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    a frost occurs when the plants are outside? This is a risk that growers are willing to take and they try ... to minimize the risk by using some preventative measures. Before we describe one of the tools ... important difference between the two. Frost occurs when the air is dry, the wind is calm, and there is no ...

  8. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-58

    other aspects. These lower slope positions are often well-shaded and have deeper soil and more moisture ... soils, more leaf litter accumulation, and more moisture-holding capacity. Forest Canopy Next, look at the ... is suitable for ginseng production. Avoid sites with high percentages of oaks in the canopy. Oak ...

  9. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    nerves, and brain (Kamar, Izopet, and Dalton 2013). Risk Factors Anyone can get hepatitis E, but persons ... at higher risk of severe disease. Finally, pregnant women in their third trimester are more ... François Elvinger, and Xiang-Jim Meng.  2016. "Risk factors and sources of foodborne hepatitis E virus ...

  10. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    crumbs on surface in some places. 27,000 gallons/acre 25–50% or Less Soil Moisture Amount to Reach AWC ... 30,000 gallons/acre Somewhat pliable; balls under pressure. 20,000 gallons/acre 50–75% Soil Moisture ... moisture levels that are near or exceeding the soil water holding capacity. The addition of liquid manure ...

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