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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    that are not freshly cut. The more time logs sit prior to inoculation, the greater the risk of ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... following pinning are dry or when humidity and temperature fluctuations occur between day and night. Growers ...

  2. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the appropriate nozzle size Once ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio Trees for Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-71

    plants), good nectar source. 19 Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood N Na SU Best grown in moist acidic soils. Not ...

  5. Introduction to Mindfulness

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5243

    nonjudgmentally.” Mindfulness is a mind and body practice that centers on the connections between the brain, mind, ...

  6. Register Today for the 2024 Soil Health Webinar Series

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-40/register-today-2024-soil-health-webinar-series

    Are you interested in improving soil health and better measuring its impact on crop yield and farm ... profitability? Then make plans to join us for the 2024 Soil Health Webinar series on January 11, February 8, and ... in on various soil health management systems. This year’s topics and speakers include the following: ...

  7. Virtual Soil Health Tour showcasing best management practices in Northwest Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-40/virtual-soil-health-tour-showcasing-best-management-practices

    a row to provide a platform showcasing farms around Northwest Ohio that are utilizing soil ... allowing attendees to learn more about the practices without leaving the comfort of their homes. Soil ... their farms and how these practices have affected the health of their soils and their farming ...

  8. Battle for the Belt: Episode 31

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-35/battle-belt-episode-31

    increases the risk of lodging, so before harvest, it is beneficial to do the pinch test on the stalk to ... storage considerations. Corn Storage Considerations When deciding to harvest high-moisture corn and dry on ... delayed harvests, a 2% yield loss between early to mid-October and early to mid-November harvest dates. ...

  9. Weather Update: Dry Weather Has Returned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-33/weather-update-dry-weather-has-returned

    of rain across northeast Ohio to as much as 1.50 inches in south central Ohio. However, the heaviest ... efficient harvest, this dryness poses risks including the need for additional moisture to finish off crops, ... highs mainly in the 70s to low 80s this week. The current forecast shows anywhere from less than 1 inch ...

  10. Alfalfa Fall Rest and Planning the Last Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-30/alfalfa-fall-rest-and-planning-last-harvest

    increase tolerance to fall-cutting effects. A high soil pH of 6.8 to 7.0 will also reduce the risk of fall ... affect the level of risk incurred with cutting during the critical fall period. These include overall ... recovery and future productivity. Alfalfa varieties with high disease resistance and good levels of winter ...

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