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  1. Why Do Septic Systems Malfunction? 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-741

    AEX-741 AEX-741-00 07/01/2019 Karen Mancl, Professor, Food, Agricultural and Biological ... environment. However, when a septic system malfunctions or fails, contamination can occur. Obvious signs that ... contaminating streams, ditches, or groundwater. In these cases, the property owner may not even be aware their ...

  2. Wet Forages pose risk of barn fires

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/wet-forages-pose-risk-barn-fires

    that your hay or straw may be a fire risk because it was baled at a high moisture, monitor it twice ... a day.  If the pipe is too hot to hold in your hand, you are at risk for a fire. For more information on ... the risk zone and there is machinery or livestock in the barn remove them before removing the hay.  ...

  3. Canning Summer Tomatoes

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/canning-summer-tomatoes

    Are you ready for tomatoes and peppers fresh from the garden? I love it when the summer bounty ... at farmers markets and in your own garden. I am frequently asked about canning “special recipe” or ...

  4. Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates for Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/nitrogen-fertilizer-rates-corn

    Our frequent rainfalls and wet soils are creating difficult circumstances to provide sidedress ... is limited capability for the soil to store nitrogen, dependent mainly upon soil organic matter ... to loss.  The main avenues of loss involve water; either nitrogen leaching through the soil profile ...

  5. Pesticide-contaminated Clothing Laundering

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59144

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.4.4 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 06/17/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to launder ... pesticide-contaminated clothing according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Although personal protective equipment ...

  6. Ponding and Flooding in Corn Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/ponding-and-flooding-corn-fields

    longer an area remains ponded the higher the risk for plant death because soil oxygen is depleted within ... events have left those fields that did get planted with water logged, saturated soils.  In some fields, ... Thomison, Steve Culman and Alex Lindsay regarding those damage risk factors. Completely submerged plants are ...

  7. Prevented Plant Acres: Cover Crop Forage Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/prevented-plant-acres-cover-crop-forage-options

              The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) has issued several exceptions to standard rules ...

  8. Shock Chlorination of Wells

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-318

    1 pound 1½ pounds 4 pounds   Energy and Environment Home, Yard and Garden safety well contamination shock ... AEX-318 Agriculture and Natural Resources 06/10/2019 Karen Mancl, Professor, Food, Agricultural ... and Biological Engineering If a water test reveals a well is contaminated with bacteria, a series of ...

  9. Septic System Care and Maintenance 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-740-0

    AEX-740 Agriculture and Natural Resources 06/28/2019 Karen Mancl, Professor, Food, Agricultural ... will help prolong the life of your system: Divert rainwater drainage away from the soil absorption ... Keep pavement, decks, vehicles, heavy equipment, and other solid objects off of the soil absorption ...

  10. Prevented Plant Acres Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevented-plant-acres-management

    is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator and may be reached at 330-264-8722. ...

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