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  1. 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 ...

  2. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  3. Faculty, staff, and students honored at the 2024 CFAES Research Forum

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/faculty-staff-and-students-honored-2024-cfaes-research-forum

    Bernstein Analyzing How the Agriculture Microbiome Impacts Soil Carbon Stability under Different Management ... low-level ammonia concentrations at downwind locations of poultry layer production facilities Third Place- ...

  4. Herbicide Resistance in Waterhemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-78

    population tested for presence of resistance   University of Illinois, $50 per field Use a combination of PRE ... genetic variability results in a relatively high frequency of mechanisms that can impart resistance to ... a population to an herbicide, increasing the risk of failure the next time that herbicide is used. Figure 1. ...

  5. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    Infection The risk of importing the virus from other countries is high because this virus is harder to kill ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... by calling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) toll-free number, 1-866-536-7593, for testing ...

  6. Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-541

    levels are too high, harvesting equipment excessively compresses the soil, adversely affecting yields in ... Harvest is only possible when soil moisture levels are acceptable for field operations—when soil moisture ... require contracting. If yields on marginal soils approach 6–9 tons, then pricing of $50–$60 per ton should ...

  7. All Things Sweet: Sugar and Other Sweeteners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5584

    consuming high levels of artificial sweetener, the estimated daily intake does not exceed the ADI.  While ... juice concentrate, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, malt sugar, maltose, ... energy. Consuming too much sugar may increase risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes, certain cancers ...

  8. Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5813

    shade-tolerant shrubs that prefer moist, acidic, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. Spring flowers ... providing excellent fall color. Blueberry plants prefer full sun sites with acidic, well-drained soils high ... series are native to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil ...

  9. Tractor Supply Company's Annual Paper Clover Campaign starts April 24

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/tractor-supply-companys-annual-paper-clover-campaign-starts-april-24

    Company’s more than 50,000 Team Members are known for delivering legendary service and helping customers ...

  10. Soil Carbon Sequestration—Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-510

    accomplished by management systems that add high amounts of biomass to the soil, cause minimal soil ... with a longer and drier growing season. The soil organic matter content may decline, increasing risks ... breakdown of soil aggregates accelerates erosion. A soil with high organic matter is more productive than ...

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