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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Understanding Value in Lime

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-9

    ENP of 1,702 lbs/ton The cost of each product is $15/ton. If our soil test calls for an application of ... lime application recommendation is usually provided on the soil test recommendation as a calcium ... ton/acre recommendation is more than $7/acre. What is your soil test calling for? Are you applying the ...

  6. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Barley as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0113

    Sept. 28 Upright growth habit: 1.5–3.0 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of ... Expected Planting Drilled at ¾–1½ inches 50–75 lb./acre (pure live seed) Broadcast with shallow ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  9. Controlled-Release Fertilizers in the Production of Container-Grown Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1260

    a 20–10–20 water-soluble fertilizer at an application rate of 150 ppm N (left), or a 16–9–12 ... rates, release by shorter longevity CRFs (e.g., 3–4 month) may result in excessively high salt levels ... acidic fertilizers to compensate for high alkalinity levels in the irrigation water need to adjust the ...

  10. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

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