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  1. Free, Online Data and Tools for the Agricultural Community

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55204

    data and tools to help support decision making at the field level. Data-driven insights help ... data collected via cutting-edge technologies, such as drones, satellites, GPS, and high-tech sensors, ... Estimating soil erosion. Estimating vegetation height. Producing a 3D representation of the surface.  ...

  2. On-Farm Biosecurity: Traffic Control and Sanitation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-6

    will be used to reduce pathogen levels. What Are the Greatest Risks for Disease Introduction? Although ... feed, animals, soil or manure. Any sampling equipment should be cleaned and disinfected between uses. ... plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-Risk Visitors High-risk visitors to the farm ...

  3. Cowpea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0128

    to climbing growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.5–6.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop cowpea. ... Excellent Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) ... = 2,500–4,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on planting/termination dates and ...

  4. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    substrates typically used for tomato production have no nutritional component as would soil in field ... stages require increased levels of specific nutrients like nitrogen (N), calcium (Ca), and potassium (K) ... the highest levels of nutrients to promote plant growth and fruit development, as well as an ...

  5. Field Pea/Winter Pea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0130

    growth habit that can spread 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... based on specific variety Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches 50–80 lb./acre (pure live seed) Broadcast with ... Additional planting information: 1,800 seeds per lb. (highly variable; adjust seeding rate accordingly) ...

  6. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    soil temperatures reach 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit, typically during April and May in Ohio. Cool-season ... Barker, and Tilmon 2017). Complete all soil tests and adjustments prior to seed selection and planting. ... growing season. Soil tests should be taken every three years and fertilizer applications should be ...

  7. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0114

    ector-tool/. Identification Blue-green leaves Hairs on leaf sheath, unlike wheat Small- to medium ... establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...

  8. Ohio Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Requirements: Who Needs to Get Certified and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0142

    certification if you  apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres for agricultural production primarily intended for ... fertilizer to lawns, sports fields, and golf courses; however, sod production on more than 50 acres is ... as many times as you need to pass, waiting five business days between attempts. Scores are posted ...

  9. Processed Meats, Red Meats and Colorectal Cancer Risk

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5587

    other non-meat foods are high in fat, but are not associated with increased risk of cancer. Thus, high ... monitors cancer-causing substances in our environment. The IARC provides research into substances’ risk of ... IARC Monographs. The Monographs publish reviews of studies that research the links between cancer and ...

  10. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5814

    benefits, results will vary depending on soil type and condition. Starting organic matter levels, tillage ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ... level. This fact sheet provides basic, fact-based information that is not readily available to home ...

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