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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    ranges between 12 and 20 counties per year, with one to several monitoring sites inside each county. The ... solution can be apple juice concentrate (150 mL), yeast bait (1 tablespoon dry yeast, 4 tablespoons white ... done easily using the saltwater test method. With this method, fruit is simply added to a container ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    Green manures added to soil from cultivating cover crops between cash crops can be effective in adding ... maintain appropriate and balanced soil fertility, a soil test should be conducted before applying ... Manures Green manures can be added to soil by cultivating cover crops between cash crop growing seasons. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-7

    compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... crops need the three primary nutrients on a one- to-one-to-one basis. It is recommended that a soil-test ... the rates at which those nutrients should be applied. A soil test is the best way to determine the ...

  8. Home Horticulture

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/home-horticulture

    Lecture Series 2024 Click Here to Learn More About Soil Testing ...

  9. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    between 35 and 50 degrees F can lead to premature flowering. Cabbage should be grown in the spring or fall ... Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 for optimum growth. This range of soil pH will ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ...

  10. Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5

    interview, the manager can decide whether the person represents a low-, medium- or high-risk visitor and then ... a herd by the addition of animals, there is a risk of disease introduction by people traveling between ... placed in a clean plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-risk visitors are those ...

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