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  1. Estimating the Size of Your Solar Electric System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-4102

    or all of your farm's annual electric demand. In Ohio, a policy tool called net metering ... supports the development of on-farm energy systems. Net metering is a billing arrangement where customers ... customer's electric bill. As of 2013, 43 states have incorporated some type of net metering policy. ...

  2. Peak Demand Energy Management Strategies in Agriculture

    https://energizeohio.osu.edu/farm-energy-management/peak-demand-energy-management-strategies-agriculture

    energy meters capable of recording energy usage for up to 24 critical loads on the farm.  By collecting ... of Power Factor in Grain Handling Excel Calculator: On-Farm Energy Analyzer Tool OSU Connect and ... metering of their facilities, and by furnishing information on their farming operations. ...

  3. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    foot of net opening for every 100 square feet of floor area. Ridge openings are more effective in the ...

  4. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    affected by how well calibrated the meter is, as well as how comfortable the homeowner is with the ...

  5. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    by enhancing its water and nutrient retention properties [4]. However, the char may contain toxic ...

  6. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    accurate estimates of moisture content of the harvested grain. Portable moisture meters commonly used on ... your grain moisture meter, take it to a local grain elevator that has a federally approved moisture ... meter and compare estimates on grain samples, preferably samples representing a wide range of grain ...

  7. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    need a tractor.     Disk —A disk is a handy tool for food plot installation. The disk may be used to ... equipment easier. Combination Tool —Specialty equipment is also available for those installing food plots ... planting seedbeds for food plots using various attachments designed for the tool. Chainsaw —For the small ...

  8. The Basics of a Farm Balance Sheet

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-64

    worth, of the farm business. Net worth represents the value of the business owned and free of debt. Net ... balance sheet. Balance Sheet Tools Tools are available to assist with development of a farm business ... agmanager.info/farm-management-guides-0/balance-sheet-financial-management-tool Business and Land Ownership Farm Management balance sheet finances farm management farm balance ...

  9. The Role of the Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension in Addressing Community Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Programs 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cd-1577

    approaches and programs available through Cooperative Extension. Cooperative Extension Business Retention and ... are key community partners in the development of business retention and expansion programs. Bringing ... Business Retention Expansion programs with the goal to support and retain local businesses. Extension ...

  10. Whole Farm Planning Model

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

    business. This is especially true for farms and agribusinesses due to their complexity and the inherent ... take time to adequately plan for all facets of their business. Farm families are encouraged to adopt ... a whole farm planning approach as they develop strategies for the future success of their business. This ...

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