Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling
plant nutrients become food for the microbes in the soil. Soil organic matter (SOM) is basically all the ... the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Soil Organic Matter Nutrients The nutrients in the soil have a current ... active carbon recycle and release more nutrients for plant growth than soils that are biologically ...
Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops
nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... annual ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially ...
Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry
in performing functions such as meat tenderization, protein denaturation, nutrient infusion, freezing ... There are several research facilities throughout the United States and Europe where food processors can ... conducts laboratory and pilot-scale research using batch HPP (Figure 2a) and ultrashear technology ...
Rabies Prevention in Livestock
health department, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our ...
Dollar Spot on Turfgrass
resting bodies called stomata, which may live for long periods on grass clippings, in thatch, or in soil ... temperatures exceed 90 degrees F. Turfgrass growing under dry soil conditions is more susceptible than when ... adequate soil moisture is provided. Damage is usually more severe if there is a deficiency of nitrogen. ...
Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)
serious. After the disease becomes established in a planting, not much can be done to manage it. Losses ... bacterium does not survive freely in the soil but instead survives on previously infected dead leaves on or ... in the soil. Crowns of systemically infected (live) plants are another source for overwintering ...
Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals
accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... matter has been lost from our cropland mainly through plowing, which makes soil more likely to erode. ... unnecessary on most soils. We know from historic agricultural research plots at the University of Illinois and ...
Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops
can best utilize nutrients, managing your nitrogen source, and comparing the total cost of fertilizer ... compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... the nutrient level of the soil and the amounts of lime and fertilizers necessary to achieve ...
Choosing a Pest Management Company
Services Pest Management Basics Proper pest identification is the most important aspect for proper control. ... your local pest management company. A single insect or rodent does not necessarily need to be ... just one of the tools for pest management. Professional pest management companies have the training and ...
Secondary Injury Prevention: Repetitive Motion
speed of repetitious tasks, poorly maintained equipment, stress, length of workday, and vibration. Our ... funding from NIFA, project number OHON0006. Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management Horticulture farm ...