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  1. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    of nitrogen for organic producers. Determining the actual amount of nitrogen available for plant use ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ... produced the manure. Table 1 compares the nitrogen content availability for different poultry. Poultry ...

  2. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-65

    to consumers. For more information about matching programs, review the handbook available on the USDA ... a bank account is required. For more information about legal structure, consult the U.S. Small Business ... location, and information about the products that are sold at the market. In addition to the information ...

  3. Preparing Newsprint for Bedding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-126

    CDFS-126 Community Development 08/14/2017 Cynthia Bond The format that Americans read for news is ... qualities. The general appearance of barns and fields were qualitatively assessed as to dust levels and stall ... "balls up" in the corners of the stall. This causes a concern about insulating the animal from the ...

  4. Biosecurity for Youth Livestock Exhibitors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-7

    state or herd level. Currently, there is heightened awareness of national biosecurity as the United ... responsibility for herd-level biosecurity usually rests with the herd owner or management team; they try to ... reduce pathogen levels. How Do I Determine My Risks? Reducing the risk of disease in your animals starts ...

  5. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    tolerance levels, tax considerations and the time horizon available for investing. Summary Planning for the ... employees? What are the financial needs of my family? How does my family feel about the business? There are ... many individual assessments available for use by farm operations. Contact your local Extension office ...

  6. Sclerotinia Stem Rot (White Mold) of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-3

    However, cultivars with high levels of partial resistance are commercially available. Soybean growers ... should talk to dealers and evaluate which cultivars have the highest levels of resistance to the disease. ... with fungicides: Fungicides are available for management of Sclerotinia stem rot, however, none of them ...

  7. Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5

    herd levels. While there is increased awareness of FMD as a national biosecurity issue, the USDA ... concern to states include brucellosis, tuberculosis and pseudorabies. Herd-level biosecurity usually rests ... controlled; and how cleaning and disinfection procedures will be designed to reduce pathogen levels. Every ...

  8. Northern Corn Leaf Blight

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-10

    the available of carbohydrates to fill the grain. The leaves then become grayish-green and brittle, ... known to occur, including races 0, 1, 2, 12, 23, 23N and 123N. Two types of resistance are available to ... common, but hybrids with both types of resistance are available. Resistant hybrids should be planted in ...

  9. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Dairy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-150

    activity level. Personalized guides and other resources can be found at choosemyplate.gov. This fact sheet ... weight and keep blood cholesterol levels healthy, these foods should be limited. How Much Is Needed From ...

  10. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... pathogens and parasites. Limited information is available on the persistence of foodborne pathogens in soils ... floodwater with fruits and vegetables is by raising the soil level using raised beds. Beds should be 18 to 36 ...

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