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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  2. Forage Turnip as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0124

    24–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.3–6.8 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop forage ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,200–3,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... cover crop forage turnip. Nitrogen scavenger Good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Good Grazing Excellent ...

  3. Pearl Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0117

    establishment window (state average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 ... Performance Dry matter = 1,500–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... Graze at 24–30 inches to reduce the risk of nitrate toxicity. Mid-season cutting increases root ...

  4. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    highly accurate in predicting plant biomass. By utilizing biomass produced per day, yield levels of ... Fast and accurate soil test tool. Lab results come in 5–7 days, aerial imagery of your field, test as ... and controller files.  * Pay to have soil tests sent to Midwest Laboratories. Cost: Free Account ...

  5. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    hole at the level they were originally grown in the nursery. Most Ohio soils, however, are not ... and fruit quality, conduct a soil test every two to three years to determine the appropriate ... growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ...

  6. Sclerotinia Stem Rot (White Mold) of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-3

    However, cultivars with high levels of partial resistance are commercially available. Soybean growers ... apothecia, ascospore release and crop flowering. In addition, since the fungus has medium risk of development ... Sclerotinia stem rot, or white mold, of soybean is a disease most commonly reported in high-yield soybeans in ...

  7. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... consumed. High-risk crops should not be consumed Several crops present a higher food safety risk than ... floodwater with fruits and vegetables is by raising the soil level using raised beds. Beds should be 18 to 36 ...

  8. Spraying Recommendations for Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-526

    weeks. There are no soybean varieties currently available that have high levels of resistance to soybean ... rust fungicide applications, presents a high degree of risk for drift. The reason we can still ... proper overlap while a boom set too high causes overdosed areas. Check the nozzle catalog to determine ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    shaped. For the best quality, choose one that is of medium size (3 to 4 inches in diameter). Other ... recommendations. The recommendations below are approximations. 1 medium eggplant = about 1½ pounds 1 pound fresh ... the vegetable crisper of your refrigerator at 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit. Your refrigerator should be ...

  10. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...

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