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  1. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    When changing nurse tanks, park the tractor upwind before opening bleeder valves or disconnecting ... operating a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear—Inspect the farm wagon frame ... wheels, tongues, or other applicable farm wagon equipment should be lubricated at least once every year. ...

  2. Fundamentals of energy analysis for crop production agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6621

    corn grain, 1.55 for oilseeds [7] The energy embodied in the production of farm machinery and tractors ... and equipment, as well as for construction of the works and buildings used for the on-farm irrigation ... Comparative energy, economic and environmental analyses of forage production systems for dairy farming ...

  3. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    additional information on farmland lease issues see the Farm Office website at farmoffice.osu.edu.  Business ... Professionals surveyed were farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, OSU Extension educators, ... farmers, landowners, and Farm Service Agency personnel. The study results are based on 108 surveys ...

  4. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

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

    Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.19 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... Biological Engineering Farming and gardening activities involve direct contact with various plant species. ... boots. Do not wear open-toed shoes or sandals. Also follow these precautions: • Avoid burning plants that ...

  5. Repetitive Motion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-7909

    Small Farm and Gardening Safety and Health Series AEX-790.9 Agriculture and Natural Resources ... Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Farm Management Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture small ... farm gardening safety health repetitive motion treating repetitive motion injury small farm and garden ...

  6. Useful Tables: Adjustments and Conversions on Corn and Soybean Parameters

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-502

    Retired, Extension Agronomist. (Originally published in 2001.)   Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management ...

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

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

    nutrients along with increasing yield potential, thereby enhancing farm economic potential. Other benefits ... Equipment size Precision agriculture technology This publication presents a farm case study in which ... to the current guidance lines used by the producer. Farm Overvi​ew Figure 1. Aerial image with ...

  8. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    is exposed to open air. Ammonia occurs naturally and is produced by human activity. It is naturally ... a fertilizer can be applied directly into soil on farm fields. It is also used to make fertilizers for farm ... activities, livestock and poultry farming in particular, are the largest contributors to ammonia (NH₃) ...

  9. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    Service, Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center, Beaver, WV Internal parasites can limit profitability ... developed resistance to them. Numerous studies conducted on U.S. sheep and goat farms have documented the ... production. These compounds are secondary plant metabolites called sesquiterpene lactones. Preliminary on-farm ...

  10. Safely Starting and Stopping a Tractor for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892266

    5. To stop the tractor just apply the brakes and quickly shut off the engine.     T     F Farm ...

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