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  Document BAE-1526 Natural Stream Restoration and Enhancement

By Jeri Fleming, Jason Vogel and Alex McLemore. This Fact Sheet will describe the make-up of a stream corridor, common conventional stabilization techniques, the natural stream restoration and enhancement process with specifics of the design component, and an example of natural stream restoration in Oklahoma.

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  Document BAE-1528 The Basics of Vermicomposting

By Douglas Hamilton. This Fact Sheet is for people interested in making compost with worms – whether they intend to do it under the kitchen sink or on a two-acre worm farm.

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  Document BAE-1531 The Ogallala Aquifer

By Saleh Taghvaeian, R. Scott Frazier, Dustin Livingston and Garey Fox. This fact sheet discusses the Ogallala Aquifer, the primary source of water for many communities throughout the High Plains region.

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  Document BAE-1739 Movement of Odors Off-Farm

This fact sheet discusses the movement of odors off of the farm area, and how weather factors affect the dispersion. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document BAE-1742 Vermicomposting – Composting with Worms

By Douglas Hamilton. Vermicomposting is composting with worms. This fact sheet provides information for setting up your own bin.

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  Document BAE-1760 Organic Matter Content of Wastewater and Manure

By Doug Hamilton. This fact sheet defines organic matter in byproduct materials, and shows how the many different measures of organic matter are used to predit the material's behavior in the environment. Reviewed May 2015.

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  Document BAE-1761 The Icebox Test: an Easy Method to Determine Autoheating Potential of Compost and Byproduct Materials

By Doug Hamilton. This fact sheet give step-by-step instructions to determine the autoheating potential of organic materials. Reviewed May 2015.

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  Document BAE-1763 Anaerobic Digestion of Animal Manures: Inhibitory and Toxic Materials

By Douglas Hamilton. This fact sheet explains how to test for potentially ihibitory substances, identifies the most common materials that inhibit gas production, and gives advice on how to deal with a toxic element once it has been identified. May 2013.

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  Document BAE-1764 Solid State Anaerobic Digestion

By Douglas Hamilton. Traditionally, anaerobic digestion has been limited to liquid, slurry and semi-solid materials. Recent engineering advances have opened the door for conversion of dry, stackable materials such as municipal solid waste, food waste and yard waste to biogas. These new systems are called solid state digesters, which are discussed in this fact sheet.

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  Document BAE-1765 Particle Size Distribution of Manure and By-product Slurries

By Douglas Hamilton. This Fact Sheet defines how particle size distribution is measured, and demonstrates how this property can be used to estimate the mass of total solids removed by gravity screens.

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  Document BAE-2905 Strategies to Control Farmstead Odors

By Doug Hamilton and Jactone Arogo. This fact sheet discusses the four basic odor control strategies: prevention, alteration, capture, and dispersion. Revised May 2014.

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  Document CR-2272 Application of Water-base Drilling Mud to Winter Wheat: Impact of Application Timing on Yield and Soil Properties

By Chad Penn and Jason Warren. This current report discusses applying water-base drilling mud to winter wheat and its effects. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document HLA-6448 Backyard Composting in Oklahoma

By David Hillock. This fact sheet discusses how to compost, and the different types of compost bins used. Revised May 2016

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  Document HLA-6500 What is Landscape Architecture?

By Qing Luo and Michael Holmes. This fact sheet explains Landscape Architecture.

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  Document HLA-6614 Lawn Care Safety and Basic Maintenance Tips for Teens

By Justin Moss, Magdalena Vinson, Dennis Martin and Shelley Mitchell. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide important safety information and tips for teenagers to consider when operating lawn care equipment. This fact sheet is not intended to replace the safety recommendations or requirements of the owner/operator’s manual, but rather to highlight and enhance the recommendations of the manual.

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  Document HLA-6721 Aquaponics

By Jimi Underwood and Bruce Dunn. This Fact Sheet is to give a basic overview into aquaponics, the combined system of simultaneously grow plants and fish in the same system.

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  Document HLA-6722 Electrical Conductivity and pH Guide for Hydroponics

By Hardeep Singh and Bruce Dunn. This fact sheet discusses hydroponics, which is a method of crop production in which plants are grown without soil, and nutrients required for plant growth, are supplied through liquid nutrient solution.

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  Document L-251 Don't Bag It: Mulching with Wood Chips

This leaflet discusses the benefits and drawbacks of mulching with wood chips. Revised December 2013.

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  Document L-252 Don't Bag It: Leaf Composting

This leaflet discusses building a compost bin, keys to composting, and composting leaves. Revised December 2013.

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  Document L-253 Don't Bag It: Lawn Care Plan

This leaflet discusses a "Don't Bag It" mowing plan to help you save time, energy, and money. Revised December 2013.

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