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  1. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    among many Ohioans about potential impacts on groundwater. While the process of shale development is ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ... Learn about Your Water Well Prior to testing water, a landowner should gather as much information as ...

  2. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    This should be done as early in the spring as possible. Insert a shovel about 6 inches into the ground ... yearly, only fertilize with N. Apply N applications in the spring and again when active growth occurs. ... about 3/4 inch long, can, on occasion, cause serious damage to the leafstalks. Curly dock is an ...

  3. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    application of cooling systems to animal production facilities may change. To learn more about cooling and ... Extension Specialist, The Ohio State University Hot weather raises inevitable concerns about heat stress of ... stress problems in animal production. The total annual loss of the U.S. livestock and poultry industries ...

  4. Best Practices for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-539

    (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538). Use of Drones for Spraying Although not common in the U.S., aerial application of pesticides using ... requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ... effective and efficient application of pesticides in vineyards. Choose the Right Equipment Different types ...

  5. Safe Use of Flammable Liquids for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892260

    ignited by the minimal energy in a static spark. About These Modules The author team for the training ... Modules were developed with funding from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S ... U.S. Department of Agriculture or the U.S. Department of Labor. Answer Key 1. F 2. T 3. T 4. T 5. ...

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

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

    subsurface drainage due to macropore flow (Geohring et al., 2001). Application of liquid animal manures to ... as the type and quantity of manure applied, application method, and timeliness of rainfall after ... application may all play a role in determining the fate of the manure. Liquid Manure Applied to ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    video to learn more about the Japanese hillside method: youtube.com/watch? v=aMsqJNjS6Bg. Lean-To ... Stacking Lean-to stacking (Fig. 6) is probably the most broadly applicable method. It is certainly the most ... shiitake production apply to all stacking methods. The application of these methods will depend on the site ...

  8. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    value for relative yield is 100%. Potassium fertilizer application increased grain yield in 25% of the ... trials across all crops. Yield increases were more common in corn, where about approximately 30% ... range of STK values. The greatest value of fertilizer in the year of application occurs at STK values of ...

  9. Scab of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-23

    need for fungicide applications. There are numerous apple varieties with complete resistance or ... or flail mower but this practice should be coupled with two or three applications of 5 percent urea ... to fall foliage. Urea applications increase leaf decomposition. For new plantings, select a site that ...

  10. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    spray applications of calcium chloride may help to reduce bitter pit incidence. Use 2 pounds per 100 ... gallons water (1.5 tablespoons per 1 gallon water). Four to five applications at 10 to 14 day intervals ... can be made, the last coming about two weeks before harvest. Rinse sprayer thoroughly as calcium ...

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