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  1. 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) ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Mycorrhizae in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-01

    appropriate mycorrhizal inoculum in the soil, the inoculum level is low, or species present are less efficient ... disturbed, depleted soils such as mine spoils. In principle, highly compacted, organic nutrient-poor soils in ... Lewandowski and Pierluigi (Enrico) Bonello Department of Plant Pathology Mycorrhizae are relationships between ...

  8. Seeding Recommendations Following Pipeline Construction

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

    requirements for the site. A soil sample will provide important information about the pH level of the soil and ... Contact your local Ohio State University Extension office for information about soil testing, nutrient ... construction, the area above and adjacent to the pipeline will need to be seeded to reduce soil erosion. There ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. The Role of Micronutrients in Equine Nutrition

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1021

    species, soil fertility, weather, etc. The only way to know mineral content of your forage is to test it. ... The amount horses consume from blocks is highly variable between individuals. Horses on pasture ... should be made up of at least 50% forage. Horses get most of their daily nutrient requirements from ...

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