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  1. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    including farmers, ranchers, agribusiness, farm groups, ag media, freelancers, and advertising and public ... Apps can provide important information at the farm level. The following list of Apps represents many ... Available from:  Ag PhD Operating system: Android / iOS Description:  A guide to discovering the vital ...

  2. Grain Bin Hazards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59155

    osha.gov/SLTC/grainhandling/index.html Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety ... surfaces exist around a grain bin facility. Falls can occur as workers move from bin to bin, vertical ... facility. The Standard Operating Procedure should also include methods for removing grain spills from work ...

  3. Depreciation of Farm Drainage Tile

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/OAM-1

    farm equipment in the spring and fall. Improved drainage has been found to reduce water runoff, peak ... its use, wear and tear, or uselessness. Depreciation is a farm business expense deducted on ... asset's declining ability to produce revenue as the asset wears out and ages. Farm managers need to plan ...

  4. Low-Cost Crop-Management Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-110

    and Livestock Farm Management farm management ag crops agronomy Agriculture and Natural Resources ... State University research has shown a soybean yield increase, on average, of 13 percent when wheat is ... stands. Evaluate your per acre seeding rate. University research has shown that reduced seeding rates ...

  5. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    Bergefurd, Horticulture Specialist, OSU South Centers Hop farming requires a substantial investment in ... facility built to federal and state food safety regulatory standards. This fact sheet looks at: Market ... establishment Labor needs and availability Facilities for processing and storage Insurance considerations ...

  6. Converting Spent Wheat Straw from Horse Stalls into Methane

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653-14

    Engineer, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Liangcheng Yang, Postdoctoral Research ... was 50–60% and 45–50%, respectively. Research Impacts The success of converting SWS to methane offers ... The obtained methane can be used for heating livestock facilities or generating electricity, or can be ...

  7. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    significant losses. Heat Stress Farm animals need to maintain relative stable body temperatures for good ... environmental air temperatures) of major farm animals. How to Monitor and Evaluate Heat Stress Air temperature ... humidity sensors. Table 1. Farm animal body temperatures and comfort zones. Farm Animals Animal Body ...

  8. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    answer to the question of which spray drone type is the best will soon emerge as the research results are ... using drones to spray pesticides is relatively new, the amount of credible, published research data ... design parameters among drones being tested. Additional research and published data are needed to make ...

  9. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    Research Service, Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center, Beaver, WV A limiting factor to ... Candy) was grown on three farmer-cooperator farms as part of an NCR-SARE-funded research and education ... University Extension, Veterinary Medicine Joyce G. Foster, PhD, Research Biochemist, USDA, Agricultural ...

  10. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    many ways, but should not force them to stop farming.m People with diabetes need to know and respect ... Helpful are: Mobility aids can make farming much safer by reducing the chance of fatigue and of falling. ... Greenstein, D. (2002). Health Farmer with Diabetes Maintains Farm and Health.  Cornell Cooperative ...

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