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  1. 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. ...

  2. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    (soil pH is lower than desired) should be limed to neutralize soil pH to the desired soil pH level ... the soil pH has been acidified to the desired level, the soil pH should remain low for a fairly long ... soil conditions to thrive. Throughout Ohio and many other parts of the Midwest surface soils are ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Oats as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0116

    average): July 2–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... toward the high end of planting range if overwintering is not expected. Disclaimer: Rules for Financial ... Performance Dry matter = 1,000–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  8. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  9. Gray Leaf Spot of Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-05

    states. In spite of its relatively high prevalence, it rarely reaches high levels of severity early enough ... the soil surface. In late spring, in response to warm temperatures and high humidity, conidia (spores) ... when highly susceptible hybrids were planted, conservation tillage practices become widespread, and ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    tolerate low-light environments with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate ... especially when aided by disturbance that exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, ... help to limit the spread of seed into non-infested areas. Place high priority in controlling stiltgrass ...

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