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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    format. The soil test terms are defined along with a general description of how to use the information ... soil to water. The active acidity value is shown on the soil test report as soil pH (or water pH). For ... Ranges Use of Measure pH 6.3 –7.0 Water pH (neutral pH = 7.0) affects nutrient availability. Buffer pH ...

  2. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4112

    territories (Atkinson 2018). How Were Opportunity Zones Determined? In 2017, governors across the nation ... cities, small communities, and Appalachian counties (ODOD 2022). How Do Investors Save? Opportunity funds ... ohiohome.org/news/blog/august-2019/opportunityzones.aspx. Newman, Daniel, and Kenan Fikri. 2021. "A First-of-Its-Kind Exploration of Ohio’s Opportunity ...

  3. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    approved restaurants and carry their drinks outside and within the DORA boundaries” (Wiles 2021). Any ... from prosecution under the “Open Container Law” (Ohio Revised Code 4301.62 2016) if the drink was ... better understand how to implement a DORA in their community. It provides background information about ...

  4. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    Or, if you prefer email, do they respond in a timely fashion? How do they bill, and what forms of ... payment are accepted? How helpful is their website? Fertilizer and Lime Recommendations Soil test reports ... numerous benefits, including a slow-release nutrient reserve, decreased water stress, support for microbial ...

  5. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1024

    monitor progress toward a healthy physique. This fact sheet details how to measure and evaluate equine ... often slow. Keeping photographic and written records of each evaluation can assist in monitoring such ... other illness How to Measure The most accurate way to measure body weight is by using a scale (Figure ...

  6. Shiga-Toxin Escherichia coli: What You Should Know About this Group of Foodborne Pathogens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5561-11

    vegetables before eating them. Do not eat raw alfalfa and other sprouts. Use water from a safe water supply ... with contaminated water, raw or unpasteurized milk, unpasteurized juice or apple cider, raw vegetables, ... make sure that meat and poultry (including ground types) are cooked to safe temperatures. The only way ...

  7. Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022/deliver-your-hay-market-safely

    others safe- Make sure farm workers helping with loading process can hear each other and keep at a safe ... system that trailers are equipped with, allowing for safe stopping. Always have safety breakaway chains ... bales. The size and shape of the bale can make a significant difference in how one should secure and ...

  8. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-423

    this, the United States Congress first passed the Safe Drinking Water Act in 1974. The act charged the ... ultimately responsible for providing safe water and complying with the regulations. Drinking Water Standards ... The Safe Drinking Water Act sets requirements for treatment, monitoring and reporting by public water ...

  9. Yersinia enterocolitica: A rare but important food safety concern for young children and immune-compromised individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    cross-contamination. The bacteria can be destroyed by cooking to safe temperatures. How to control this pathogen in ... counters with paper towels or clean cloths and hot, soapy water before and after cooking food. Keep foods ... Keep pets away from food preparation areas. 3. Drink only pasteurized milk. Children and the elderly ...

  10. Snowplows in Amish Country: A Guide for Buggy Drivers, Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-596.8-11

    good judgment to know how to react, and they may lack the physical strength to keep the horse under ... hills, it may be necessary to come to a complete stop until the buggy is a safe distance away. Turn off ... between snowplows and horse-drawn vehicles, there are several best management practices to ensure a safe ...

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