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  1. Producers Still Need to Watch for Heat Stress Signs in Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-still-need-watch-heat-stress-signs-livestock

    of Ohio, with heat index values reaching upwards of 109 in many areas, meteorologists said. For ... based on a temperature-humidity index, which increases as the temperature and humidity increase. The ... danger level is indicated by an index value of 79, which is reached in various combinations of ...

  2. Chow Line: Carrots healthful, not 'full of sugar' (for 9/7/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-carrots-healthful-not-full-sugar-9708-1

    least partially based on the glycemic index, and, originally, at least, carrots landed pretty high in ... that listing. The glycemic index, or GI, measures how much and how fast a food raises blood sugar ... spikes, and you can do that by focusing on foods with a low glycemic index rating. Foods low on the ...

  3. Experts: Smaller Algal Bloom Predicted For Western Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/experts-smaller-algal-bloom-predicted-western-lake-erie

    for NOAA’s National Ocean Service. The 2016 bloom is expected to measure 5.5 on the severity index but ...

  4. New Grant Focuses on Nutrient Management, Cleaner Lake Erie Water

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/new-grant-focuses-nutrient-management-cleaner-lake-erie-water

    their farms, including the Phosphorus Index calculation, which helps them identify fields with a high ... phosphorus index and other water quality risk tools, in order to develop more user-friendly means for growers ...

  5. How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/how-stop-algal-blooms-keep-drinking-water-safe

    revise Ohio’s Phosphorus Risk Index. Farmers use the index to plan their fertilizer applications. Steve ...

  6. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Extension appointment. Ohio State specialists use a "flea beetle index"-- the sum of the average ... subsequent risk of Stewart's wilt. Index values less than 90 indicate negligible disease threat, 90-95 ... disease threat. For locations monitored in southern Ohio-- Columbus, Oxford, Jackson and Piketon-- index ...

  7. Ohio Corn Performance Test Sampled for Nematodes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-corn-performance-test-sampled-nematodes

    Hi-Bred, a DuPont company, he said.  “The lab results provided populations and a risk index for ... quantities.   “With the exception of one sample from the Beloit location in Mahoning County, the risk index for ...

  8. Stewart's Wilt Predicted Low Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-predicted-low-risk

    "We say this because the mortality rate of the flea beetle is high where the flea beetle index is 90 ... tracked to determine the risk level of the disease. Researchers recorded a flea beetle index of 91 in ... Wooster; 84 in Hoytville; 93 in South Charleston; 107 in Piketon and 87 in Ashtabula. Index values less ...

  9. NOAA, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/noaa-partners-predict-severe-harmful-algal-bloom-lake-erie

    expected to measure 8.7 on the severity index with a range from 8.1 to potentially as high as 9.5. This is ... this century. The severity index runs from a high of 10, which corresponds to the 2011 bloom, the worst ...

  10. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and February. ... Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, 90-95 indicates low to moderate levels, ...

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