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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    variations between strains as high as 65-fold. For most individuals, growing shiitake mushrooms will be ... over $27 million from 2021 to 2022, which is up $3 million from 2019 to 2020. These mushrooms are high ... from inexpensive homemade products to high-tech equipment that costs thousands of dollars. However, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer from bouncing out (Figure 3). Pans should be level during tests. Figure 5: Example collection pan ... Pans per Pass 30 23 40 31 50 39 60 47 70 55 80 63 90 71 The size of the pans and test tubes should be ... to ensure consistent particle capture. Remember, the test pan array should always be setup in a level ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    to be based on soil test results. Soil sample bags, forms, and instructions are available from your ... especially in seasons with heavy rainfall. Lime should be applied only if indicated by soil test results to ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ...

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

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

    without air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... publication (FABE-525) “ Effect of Major Variables on Drift Distances of Spray Droplets.” The risk of drift is ...

  7. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    water. The longer the period or periods of soil saturation, the greater the risk of infection. Some ... Heavy, wet soils that remain saturated for extended periods of time are required for disease development. ... Above-ground symptoms vary between tree species, but generally include reduced tree vigor and growth, yellowing ...

  8. Management of Nutrition Incentives at Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4116

    SNAP benefits use federal funds, rules must be followed to reduce the risk of fraud while also allowing ... purchased total $5.50, the customer can use $5 in incentives plus 50 cents cash to make the purchase. Or the ... customer could use $6 of incentives to make the purchase, but they would not receive 50 cents in change. ...

  9. Chestnut Anthracnose

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0051

    tissue. While rare, orange spore masses can form on the shell lesions during prolonged periods of high ... turgid, the tissue is healthy. The squeeze test works only on fresh chestnuts that are fully hydrated. On ... parents in seedling orchards. Table 1. Level of anthracnose incidence in commercially grown chestnut ...

  10. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

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