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  1. Water Effects on Livestock Performance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-13

    increase nutrient distribution throughout the field. Through management of available water and tank ... livestock productivity. Management of the water source can lead to more uniform distribution of nutrients ... dramatically than any other nutrient deficiency (Boyles). Water constitutes approximately 60 to 70 percent of ...

  2. The Biology of Soil Compaction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-10

    microbes, is a storehouse for nutrients, and keeps nutrients recycling within the soil. Humus or old carbon ... flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... after deep tillage as a function of subsequent cumulative rainfall.  Soil and Tillage Research, 68, ...

  3. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

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

    Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic considerations for hops ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... planted hops.  Weed seeds can remain dormant in the soil until conditions are ideal for germination. Weed ...

  4. Injury Prevention: Types of Cold Stress

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

    Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension. njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/publication.php?pid=FS677. About ... funding from NIFA, project number OHON0006. Farm Management farm safety ohio agrability series symptoms ...

  5. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    nitrogen applied types of other nutrients present in the fertilizer soil type irrigation frequency  ... originated from calcite-rich glacial deposits. When the soil pH drops below 6.0, a number of nutrients ... Applications of enough lime to raise the soil pH above 6.0 can increase the availability of these nutrients ...

  6. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    in soil cavities, old rodent burrows, or similar voids. Bumble bees have the head distinctly narrower ... produced. These mate during a nuptial flight and fertilized females seek overwintering sites. Remaining ... cover. They can throw up soil into a pile that is commonly an inch high by three to four inches in ...

  7. 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 ... up the botulism spores from flowers or soil. These spores are not destroyed during the processing for ...

  8. Fleas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2081-11

    humidity.   Control Measures The best way to approach flea control is using integrated pest management (IPM) ... observe where the pet prefers to rest. Research has demonstrated that these areas will contain the highest ... porches, mow the grass, and soak dry soil with water before treating to bring the flea larvae up to the ...

  9. Initial Farm Injury Emergency Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-984.1-11

    funding from NIFA, project number OHON0006. Family and Youth Farm Management farm safety ohio agrability ...

  10. Promising Practices and Benefits of 4-H Members Saying Thank You

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-0055

    say, “Thank you!” When we appreciate someone or something, we perform an action. We demonstrate our ... spent with us, or their contributions to our lives. Benefits to You and Others A “thank you” goes well ... train our brains to become more optimistic and positive. The 4-H Thriving Model recognizes that positive ...

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