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  1. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and moisture ... “right plant, right place” maxim is essential. Expecting a shade-loving plant that needs moist soil ... relatively tolerant of drier sites, despite its preference for wet soils. Birch fruits are cone-like catkins ...

  2. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    aluminum phosphate unavailable to the plant. While a soil test will provide the level of phosphorus, there ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ...

  3. Buckwheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0122

    Cultural Traits Summer annual Minimum germination temperature: 50 degrees Fahrenheit Reliable establishment ... window (state average): June 11–Sept. 28 Semi-upright to upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil ... Performance Dry matter = 500–2,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  4. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    that are not freshly cut. The more time logs sit prior to inoculation, the greater the risk of ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... following pinning are dry or when humidity and temperature fluctuations occur between day and night. Growers ...

  5. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  6. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    plants can occur at temperatures below 46 F. Colder soil temperatures also result in more calendar days ... needed for emergence as early-season emergence is controlled by soil-accumulated growing degree days ... consider planting as soon as soil temperatures are predicted to remain at or above 46 F. Also, consider ...

  7. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    making the decision about the need for rabies vaccination. Vaccination of people in high-risk jobs, such ... the usual culprits  for spreading infection in Ohio with cats and dogs occasionally testing positive ... and one fox. While skunks and dogs have tested positive in the past, no confirmed cases were reported ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Graduate student funded to harness remote sensing and AI technology for precision agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-student-funded-harness-remote-sensing-and-ai-technology-precision-agriculture

    information from high-resolution images captured through a small Unmanned Aerial System, or sUAS. Currently in ... I have been privileged to work in a highly collaborative laboratory environment." Going forward, she ... during the upcoming summer. This project aims to assess the significance of both high-resolution and ...

  10. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... University Kiwifruit is well-known for its high nutritional value and has become very popular with consumers ... recent years, there has been a growing interest in hardy kiwi production due to its high nutritional ...

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