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  1. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    proper metering and distribution. Particle size is a measure of the average granule size normally ... including transportation, conveyance, handling and metering. These processes can reduce the size of some ... ensure accurate metering of product. Bulk Density – the mass per unit volume of a material, including ...

  2. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    replaced. While you’re taking care of the business end of the chopper, don’t forget to pay attention to ... that you need to juggle. Knowing the knowledge and tools to make high quality feed not only sets YOU up ...

  3. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    Forestry David K. Apsley, Natural Resources Specialist The tree measuring stick is a useful tool for ... measuring trees and logs. Although not as precise as more specialized tools, it is inexpensive, easy to ... several tools that are commonly used by foresters and the forest industry, and can help woodland owners ...

  4. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    spores are spread by wind-blown rain, rain splash, certain insects, and infected tools used in ... infected trees nearby. Pruning should be conducted only as needed, and tools should be disinfected, e.g. ...

  5. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    Retention Using a continuous living cover with no-till greatly reduces soil erosion and the loss of ... sustainable agriculture cover crops water infiltration no-till reducing soil erosion phosphorus retention no ...

  6. Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

    Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mahoning County Starting a small farm business or expanding ... applying for grants and loans. Having a farm business plan is the first step towards business success. ... A farm business plan includes the mission and vision for the business, along with marketing plans, ...

  7. Optimizing Field Traffic Patterns to Improve Machinery Efficiency: Path Planning Using Guidance Lines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5531

    tools were required by farmers and their data service providers. Some Farm Management Information ... following general procedure was used in SMS: Use of Ag Leader SMS wizard tool to create a new guidance layer ...

  8. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    to minimize the risk by using some preventative measures. Before we describe one of the tools ...

  9. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    increases retention of soil nutrients and, if properly incorporated, reduces soil-erosion risk. Composts ... these materials is that rates of application and net responses can be more precisely controlled and ...

  10. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79019

    sections of the plants containing thorns. Use a tool or grab stick to pick up or move branches. ...

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