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  1. Red Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0132

    soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop red clover. Heat tolerance Very good Drought ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen (N) = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...

  2. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift and are not ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). The risk of drift is considerably higher when spraying in orchards and vineyards compared to ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Floriculture Crop Seed Quality and Seed-Handling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1261

    6.40 7.68 8.96 30 4.61 6.14 7.68 9.22 10.75 Take-Home Message Number 1: Use high-quality seeds and ... germination problems. But having seeds of high germination percentage is no guarantee of a good crop of ... conditions and age of the seeds. Seed laboratories can use different tests to determine seed vigor: Cold ...

  5. Food Preservation: Basics for Canning Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344

    Mushrooms (whole or sliced) Use only high-quality, small- to medium-sized domestic mushrooms with short ... current research-based canning methods can pose serious health risks. Understanding Clostridium botulinum ... a risk of botulism. If it is possible that any deviation from the USDA-endorsed methods occurred, to ...

  6. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ... adequate levels of another nutrient while the soil test indicates a deficiency. This poor relationship may ... Manganese (Mn) 25–1,000 ppm 3 31–150 ppm Iron (Fe) 30–100 ppm 31–50 ppm Copper (Cu) 5–15 ppm 5–15 ppm Boron ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-44

    with SDS have been highly variable depending on the timing and severity of the initial infection, ... subsequent weather conditions, the timing of defoliation, and the level of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) ... Small yellow spots appear between the leaf veins on the topmost leaves of the soybean plant. The small ...

  9. Summer Course Spotlight: Contemporary Animal Use Issues

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/summer-course-spotlight-contemporary-animal-use-issues

    the difference between animal welfare and animal rights 2.    An appreciation for various philosophies ...

  10. Soil Quality Test Kit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4

    A simple test for active organic matter as a measure of soil quality SAG-4 Agriculture and Natural ... of the 8-piece Soil Quality Test Kit:* 1 Plastic Cas e 1 Laminated Instruction Sheet 1 Black Plastic ... of the soil that you are going to test. *To request a soil test kit, contact Rafiq ...

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