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  1. New Book from Top Coyote Researcher Reveals New Insights, Benefits

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-book-from-top-coyote-researcher-reveals-new-insights-benefits

    food is Other interesting facts about the unique creatures: Adult coyotes only weigh between 20 and 45 ... pounds. Coyote pups are born between early April and late May. Coyotes are active both day and night, but ...

  2. Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) 2023 Results

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-03/ohio-corn-performance-test-ocpt-2023-results

    The Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) was started in Ohio in 1972. To date, it has a history of ... 50+ years. The purpose of OCPT is to evaluate corn hybrids for grain yield and other important ... agronomic characteristics. Results of the test assist farmers in selecting hybrids best suited to their ...

  3. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Testing Private Water Sources and Resolving Contamination Issues near Shale Oil and Gas Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SOGD-ENV1

    recommended. The treatment equipment required to remove high levels of dissolved salts and organic compounds is ... chemicals could contaminate private water supplies. Proper water tests are valuable tools for addressing ... concerns about contamination. If a water test reveals potential contamination, a landowner can take steps ...

  6. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  7. Wine Grape Cultivars for the Midwest

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0138

    temperatures between 0 and minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and vines are often killed if temperatures reach minus ... the most challenging to grow even though they produce high-quality wines and typically are the ... Generally, they are processed into juices, jams, jellies, or wines. Well-managed vineyards have high yields ...

  8. Testing Protocols for Diseases Surveillance in Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-32

    sensitivity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that the sample is actually negative when ... false positives. So, when the specificity of a test is high, it means that there is a high chance that ... often inversely correlated for a given test. In other words, tests with high sensitivity typically have ...

  9. Ohio 4-H Spark Expo Returns in June

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-4-h-spark-expo-returns-in-june-0

    for wherever their path may lead them after high school,” said Margo Overholt-Seckel, 4-H workforce ... CFAES admissions team and learn how to better prepare their students for their post-high school ...

  10. The Controlled Environment Agriculture Research Complex

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/the-controlled-environment-agriculture-research-complex

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) must transform into a more highly effective, relevant, ... that is now 50 years out of date—are lacking basic features common among modern greenhouses. In areas ... non-arable soil, etc. As the amount of the world’s arable land continues to decrease, controlled environment ...

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