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  1. Pearl Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0117

    establishment window (state average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 ... Performance Dry matter = 1,500–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... Graze at 24–30 inches to reduce the risk of nitrate toxicity. Mid-season cutting increases root ...

  2. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K2O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is available, ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  3. Congratulations, Jill Byers!

    https://ati.osu.edu/april-24-2024/congratulations-jill-byers

    dedication to OACAC; contributions to the profession of high school guidance and college admission; and ...

  4. Sclerotinia Stem Rot (White Mold) of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-3

    However, cultivars with high levels of partial resistance are commercially available. Soybean growers ... apothecia, ascospore release and crop flowering. In addition, since the fungus has medium risk of development ... Sclerotinia stem rot, or white mold, of soybean is a disease most commonly reported in high-yield soybeans in ...

  5. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    at risk of becoming contaminated by pathogens present in floodwater. Factors such as the level of ... consumed. High-risk crops should not be consumed Several crops present a higher food safety risk than ... floodwater with fruits and vegetables is by raising the soil level using raised beds. Beds should be 18 to 36 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...

  8. Spraying Recommendations for Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-526

    weeks. There are no soybean varieties currently available that have high levels of resistance to soybean ... rust fungicide applications, presents a high degree of risk for drift. The reason we can still ... proper overlap while a boom set too high causes overdosed areas. Check the nozzle catalog to determine ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    shaped. For the best quality, choose one that is of medium size (3 to 4 inches in diameter). Other ... recommendations. The recommendations below are approximations. 1 medium eggplant = about 1½ pounds 1 pound fresh ... the vegetable crisper of your refrigerator at 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit. Your refrigerator should be ...

  10. Herbicide Resistance in Waterhemp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-78

    population tested for presence of resistance   University of Illinois, $50 per field Use a combination of PRE ... genetic variability results in a relatively high frequency of mechanisms that can impart resistance to ... a population to an herbicide, increasing the risk of failure the next time that herbicide is used. Figure 1. ...

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