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  1. Meet Our Team Members: Beth Sheckelhoff

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/news/meet-our-team-members-beth-sheckelhoff

    as urban gardeners and community groups in NW Ohio. Teaching topics range from good agricultural ...

  2. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    can remove these contaminants through natural processes. Soil Depth The depth of soil determines the ... can contaminate surface and groundwater. A soil evaluator must look for signs of saturation, even if ... field sewage treatment soil Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering ...

  3. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    ohio p risk index Agriculture and Natural Resources ... AGF-509 AGF-509-09 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/12/2019 Steve Culman, PhD, Assistant ... Professor and State Specialist in Soil Fertility, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio ...

  4. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    However, windrows may offer less risk of soil contamination. Yield (bulk) of the material affects this ... severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ... dry more quickly and uniformly, but it also exposes more of the crop to soil contamination (see ...

  5. Amy Stone Joins the OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/news/amy-stone-joins-osu-fruit-and-vegetable-safety-team

    threats through outreach and education efforts. Amy also coordinates the Master Gardener Volunteer ... Program, The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program and the Master Urban Farmer Program in the ... had a forty-acre truck farm and sold produce at the Detroit’s Eastern Market.  While the Stone garden ...

  6. Freezing and Canning Venison

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5367

    contamination and the transmission of disease-causing organisms. Although cleaning removes the visible soil ... for the safe preservation of venison, defined by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as ... reducing the risk of food borne illnesses caused by pathogens such as E.coli, Salmonella, and Toxoplasma. ...

  7. Managing Take-all and other Diseases in Wheat after Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-31/managing-take-all-and-other-diseases-wheat-after-wheat

    after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such as head scab and ... that could help to reduce the risk of having major disease problems next spring: Select and plant the ... nutrient stress (lack of essential and trace elements) could increase take-all. Soil pH: Take-all it is ...

  8. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture that affect the level of that risk. For those ... into the winter on heavy soils and poorly drained soils increases the risk of damage from spring frost ... heaving, which is a significant risk on many Ohio soils with higher clay content. This would be a concern ...

  9. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    is not like hay ground.  Whenever there is soil contamination, the risk of undesirable clostridial ... Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin, says soil contamination could be an issue because this ... as the plant matures.  Be aware that there are some risks with the cut and wilt harvest as compared ...

  10. Silo Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59151

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.5.1 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 09/17/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the safety ... the silo is filled. Due to this risk of exposure, it is suggested that you stay out of the silo for ...

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