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  1. Ticks and mosquitoes are waiting on you

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ticks-and-mosquitoes-are-waiting-you-0

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). “We are entering the highest risk ... on testing and treatment,” McDermott said. “ Ticks and the diseases they transmit have been steadily ... increasing for the past 13 years.” Annual Ohio Lyme disease cases increased 35 times between 2010 and 2023, ...

  2. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    a measure of the risk of yield loss at a given soil-test K level without fertilizer applied during the ... total K content of Ohio soils is between 12,500 ppm and 30,500 ppm (Ames & Gaither, 1913). Even ... yield. For loams and clays, this would be 170 ppm; for sandy soils, it is 130 ppm. The range of soil test ...

  3. Crop, Soil, and Water Field Night

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/crop-soil-and-water-field-night

    This informative field night is being hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers Soil ... , Water, and Bioenergy program, in conjunction with the Pike Soil and Water Conservation District. Topics ... covered to include drone use, new fertilization programs, soil amendments and more. The information ...

  4. Explore Connect Collab to be held at OSU Piketon — June 25

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/june-14-2024/explore-connect-collab-be-held-osu-piketon-%E2%80%94-june-25

    aquaculture and aquaponics, small business development, specialty crops, soil, water, and bioenergy, direct ...

  5. Preserve and protect your bounty of summer produce

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/preserve-and-protect-your-bounty-summer-produce

    Sherrie Whaley COLUMBUS, Ohio — Summer begins this week, so now is the time to level up your food ...

  6. Ohio State to host Manure Science Review in August

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-host-manure-science-review-in-august

    Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.    Aimed at farmers, crop consultants, soil conservation ... effort between Ohio State, ODA, and 360 Yield Center, demonstrating in-season animal nutrient and water ...

  7. New online database a "FRST" in fertilizer knowledge sharing

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-online-database-frst-in-fertilizer-knowledge-sharing

    science-based interpretation of soil test phosphorus and potassium values for crop fertilization from across the ... developed in response to the pressing need to harmonize soil testing across state boundaries. It represents ... an improvement in our ability to evaluate soil test correlation.” In addition to Rakkar and Deiss, ...

  8. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    from other trees, health and vigor, non-timber value (e.g., wildlife, aesthetics, etc.), risk of loss ... silver maples, for example, often approach biological maturity well before they are 150 years old, while ... value increase falls below a desired level. The rate of value increase of a tree can be determined by ...

  9. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    sustainable production methods. However, organic certification is the most highly regulated food production ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers, ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  10. Opportunities for Subsurface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... inches wide) while leaving the soil between these strips undisturbed. When the strip-till unit is ... to conventional tillage by leaving residue on the soil surface between the strips. Quicker spring ...

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