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  1. Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513

    over the entire field, changes in soil test levels in two areas over a 10-year period are shown. Table ... 1 ppm 20 8 2 20 8 2 20 8 2 Expected ppm change in soil test over 10 years 3 0 0 +5 +10-6-11 1 Crop ... to change soil test 1 ppm is 6–10 depending on cation exchange capacity. 3 Example calculation: ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    to keep organic soils at a target pH of 5.3 to minimize the risk of micronutrient deficiencies ... state that the optimal pH range of muck soils should be between 5.3 and 5.8, depending on the crop ... The application of lime had no effect on soil test phosphorus (P) or potassium (K) values, but the ...

  4. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Pollinators

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

    clover. Consider tolerating these weeds. Habitat Tips Brush piles, dead standing trees, bare soil and ...

  5. Assistive Technology for the Farm

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-983.2-11

    low tech or high tech, expensive or inexpensive, but ultimately it helps make it possible for someone ... easier to enter a building, to use the spaces inside (including lighting), or to move between floors. ... disabilities can increase risk in an already dangerous occupation  and lead to secondary injuries. Assistive ...

  6. Lawn Mower Clinic 2023

    https://fabe.osu.edu/events/lawn-mower-clinic-2023

    the Agricultural Systems Management Club will be hosting its Annual Lawn Mower Clinic! For  $50, we will service ...

  7. Managing for Bobwhite Quail in Ohio's Agricultural Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-27

    recognizable by males whistling "bob-WHITE" during the breeding season. Bobwhite population levels ... offset high nest predation rates. Low nest success is common for grassland-nesting species. Chicks are ... chicks (Figure 8) need habitat with open areas at ground level (no thatch or litter) with an overhead ...

  8. The Role of the Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension in Addressing Community Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Programs 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cd-1577

    at the local and regional levels connect communities to educational resources and support. For ... A comprehensive BRE Bulletin A BRE Training (Four Modules) with a BRE Handbook A Pre-tested Survey Question Bank ... (businesses that employ between 10 to 99 employees). Purdue’s BRE program also features community ...

  9. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    Micronutrient Deficiencies May Occur. Micronutrient Soil Crop Boron (B) Sandy soil or highly weathered soil low ... Diagnosing Micronutrient Deficiencies There is a large degree of uncertainty in using soil tests for ... monitoring soil micronutrient levels, as crop micronutrient availability is determined by complex ...

  10. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    years, the soil is converting and storing more nitrogen as microbe numbers and soil organic matter levels ... has decreased soil organic levels by 60 to 70 percent with 30 to 40 percent soil organic carbon stocks ... the following crop. Legume cover crops fix nitrogen from the air, adding up to 50 to 150 pounds per ...

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