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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Processed Meats, Red Meats and Colorectal Cancer Risk

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5587

    other non-meat foods are high in fat, but are not associated with increased risk of cancer. Thus, high ... monitors cancer-causing substances in our environment. The IARC provides research into substances’ risk of ... IARC Monographs. The Monographs publish reviews of studies that research the links between cancer and ...

  9. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    soil while the other two pair of coulters measure the voltage drop between them (Figure 1). Soil EC ... soil porosity increases the potential of conducting electricity when wet. High clay content will have ... increase soil EC. Soil Texture  – A particle that has a high surface area and more pore space tends to have ...

  10. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Dairy

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-150

    SS-150 Family and Consumer Sciences 02/20/2015 Linnette Goard, M.S., Cindy Oliveri, M.S. Susan ... activity level. Personalized guides and other resources can be found at choosemyplate.gov. This fact sheet ... products may also reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Consuming dairy products is important to bone health ...

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