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  1. The Matter of Dry Matter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/matter-dry-matter

    DM, but they are simply the inverse of each other. One describes the percent of nutrients left after ... diet formulation. Animals have daily nutrient requirements for carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, ... and minerals. Water dilutes whatever it is mixed with, and in this case, the nutrients an animal needs ...

  2. Living a Marginal Life

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/living-marginal-life-0

    life. Margin is the space we leave in our day for a little down time, for error, for wiggle room. When ... we learn to only schedule up to 60% of our day, we have room for the unexpected. Then our day is not ... Swenson, M.D. describes margin: “Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount ...

  3. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ...

  4. Carrie Brown

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/carrie-brown

    topics to teach include sustainable agriculture, soil health, invasive weed management, native plants, ... provide research-based agricultural and natural resource programming and educational resources to help ...

  5. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    fields to allow the seeds to germinate. Regardless of seeding, always make sure to run a soil test for pH ... and nutrients prior to planting. It can prevent a lot of headaches after the fact. As I mentioned, ... interesting about this experiment is the nutrient content of the forages provided. The stockpiled pasture ...

  6. Corn Smut

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-smut

    smut galls have become a delicacy, dubbing them “Mexican truffles.” Management of common smut involves ... crop rotation or planting in a smut-free location as the spores survive in soil for several years. ... corn and popcorn rather than field corn. The spores will live in the soil and practicing a 3-year ...

  7. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District supplies great resources and photos of two-stage ...

  8. Compassion Fatigue

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/compassion-fatigue

    becomes our past tomorrow”.  The days of summer are quickly fading and we find ourselves ready to launch ... this. Take care of yourself. It’s hard to give to others when our life is stretched to the max. What ... our classroom, worksite, family and friends.  Brene Brown is the author of a book “The Gifts of ...

  9. Soil Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    all soil nutrient testing needs. We have the soil bags, input forms and instructions available through ... visit  http://www.rs.uky.edu/soil/forms/pricelist.pdf or call our office. For information on collecting ... to develop soil nutrient recommendations based on the results of their soil tests ...

  10. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ...

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