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  1. USDA grant to help explore soil health and disease management of high tunnels

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/usda-grant-help-explore-soil

    research and they are volunteering the use of their high tunnels to collect soil and plant samples ... 500 high tunnels being used by area farmers within a 50-mile radius of the OSU South Centers, the ... soil health and reduce or alleviate the soil disease pressures causing crop and financial losses to ...

  2. Mellott student selected for AFA Crop Science Institute

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/mellott-student-selected-afa-crop-science-institute

    soil and crop sciences and is made possible by sponsors and partners. Mellott said, “I am so thankful ... secondary high schools in Ohio and across the country, with extensive training in agricultural science, ...

  3. New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-nitrogen-recommendations-now-available

    can use the high side of the rate range. If they are more willing to accept risk, they can use a lower ... system assumes the soil is a blank medium and devoid of natural nitrogen. We know that's not ... from the soil, but does that translate into higher nitrogen demand? Investigation of nitrogen rate ...

  4. Blueberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/blueberries

    Many of them are between 1 to 5 acres.  Due to high costs of labor, most of the blueberry farms in Ohio ... soil, good drainage, and an even supply of water.  It is important to do a soil test to determine soil ... pH, lime index, organic matter content and nutrient values.  Dr. Gao can help you review your soil ...

  5. Gregg named recipient of 2022 Cultivator of Change award

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/gregg-named-recipient-2022-cultivator-change-award

    able to foster,” said Gregg. “This was a space where people didn't have to choose between their ... high school agriculture and was an adjunct faculty member in Illinois.  The Cultivating Change Summit ...

  6. Ohio State’s AgOne program completes inaugural cohort

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-agone-program-completes-inaugural-cohort

    in a board setting.” The AgOne program is a joint collaboration between the College of Food, ...

  7. Blackberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/blackberries

    content.  They grow best at a pH between 6.0 and 6.5.  Growers should do a soil test and amend the soils to ... the right level according to soil test report before planting.  Tunnel Selection:  Peak style, four ... information.  Economic Considerations:  High tunnels cost about $1.30 to 1.50 per square foot according to an ...

  8. $250,000 grant received to explore new strawberry production techniques

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/250000-grant-received-explore-new

    production acreage are decreasing in many areas of Midwest United States.  High production risk is the main ... weather and temperature extremes.  Preliminary research on soil-based high tunnel and low tunnel ... reduce this risk and increase profit and market potential.    Many Ohio farms have doubled their harvest ...

  9. Quality Assurance Test-Out

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/quality-assurance-test-out-6

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  10. Raspberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/raspberries

    well-drained loamy soils with high organic matter content.  Brambles grow best at a pH between 6.0 and 6.5.  ... Growers should do a soil test and amend the soils to the right level according to soil test report before ... dark fruit has good flavor and is small- to medium-sized. Yields are very high. Do not machine ...

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