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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. United Titanium Bug Zoo Newsletter- Ready for Winter

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/united-titanium-bug-zoo-newsletter-ready-winter

    first issue of the United Titanium Bug Zoo Newsletter. The UTBZ is located on Ohio State's Wooster ... opportunities. Click the image below to open the newsletter.   Click here to learn more about Wooster outreach ...

  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. Stress Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591106

    on the farm or in the workplace. Trainer’s Note Learning to manage stress can improve mental and ... Background Farming is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States. It is important to know how ... help. Signs of Stress on the Farm or in the Workplace Change in routines. Decline in the care for crops, ...

  10. Selecting and Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7901

    Agricultural and Biological Engineering Ag Crops and Livestock Energy and Environment Farm Management Home, ... Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.1 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... more about specific OSHA standards are encouraged to research the wealth of information provided ...

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