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  1. Economic Implications of Anaerobic Digestion for Bioenergy Production and Waste Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6611

    with about 2,100 current operational AD plants [2]. Rural regions in Africa and Latin America have only ... infrastructure, and technology availability and reliability. Economic analysis of anaerobic digestion systems ... They codigest the animal manure from one or more farms with agricultural residues and other available ...

  2. Correcting Irregular Spread Patterns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-562

    gate is level and free of debris. If available, ensure hillside divider is inserted and properly ... pattern can be assessed. If a test tube rack is not available, this concept can also be shown graphically ... desired level of uniformity is reached. Below are suggested machine setting changes that can be made to ...

  3. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    relatively straightforward to measure and are readily available. However, few people appear to be familiar ... with values that would be "typical" for their crop. Reference values are available in ... certain fruiting crops (i.e., cantaloupe, watermelon) soluble solids levels obtained with an approved ...

  4. Diagnosing Sick Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-2

    irrigation practices, any information available about the history of the site, and how the damage progressed ... questions about how the damage developed. Did it appear suddenly or over time? Has the damage spread or ... determine cause of plant damage. Gather as much information as possible about the plant, such as cultivar or ...

  5. Lady Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-45

    upon temperature, humidity and food supply. Usually the life cycle from egg to adult requires about ... A few species even feed on plant and pollen mildews. One larva will eat about 400 medium-size aphids ... during its development to the pupal stage. An adult will eat about 300 medium-size aphids before it lays ...

  6. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    using personal protective equipment. Failure to have sufficient amounts of water available. An estimated ... available for flushing the eyes and skin in case of exposure. Each vehicle used for anhydrous ammonia must ... Fixed Liquid Level Gauge —Clean, repair or replace as needed. Liquid Level Float Gauge —Check against ...

  7. Parental Involvement Can Reduce the Risk of Teen Pregnancy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/FLM-FS-16-99-R10

    talk with their child about sexual activity. Other parents believe that talking about sex acts as ... your children about sex does not encourage them to become sexually active. Another important thing for ... observers of the adults in their lives. Ten Tips for Parents Be clear about your own values and attitudes. ...

  8. Drain Flies (Moth Flies)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-41

    of 10 to 200. Larvae are legless, about 3/8 inch long, wormlike and gray, with both ends somewhat ... holes. Eggs are laid in and on the moist media, and they hatch in 32 to 48 hours at 70°F. Larvae feed on ... extending tube-like tails to the surface. Pupae occur in or on the surface of the breeding media, and the ...

  9. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    with fertilizers or manures, then plant-available soil nutrient levels will draw down over time and the ... maintenance approach to nutrient management (Vitosh et al, 1995). Essentially, soil nutrient levels should be ... to maintain soil test levels, then we should apply fertilizer at the same rates as nutrients removed ...

  10. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    measuring? The worms we are most concerned about are in the roundworm family and live in the stomach and ... a couple of weeks, their egg production increases. Depending on the level of pasture contamination, FECs ... larvae-free) on August 30. Their average FECs were about 600 epg. On September 14, the FECs for both groups ...

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