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  1. Livestock Water Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-12

    livestock. Adequate amounts of water are needed to maintain high levels of production. Limiting water intake ... collected water. Connecting lines between tanks should not have high or low spots in the line to eliminate ... such as sheep, cannot tolerate high levels of copper because it builds up in their system. Keep added ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Direct Marketing of Fruit Crops to Ohio Wineries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1433

    typically bring in a high profit when they are sold directly to consumers. However, some growers may ... field production—planting, pest control, and harvest? How do you manage production risks? Section 8: ... goes beyond mass marketing’s broad audience appeal and involves two-way communication between sellers ...

  4. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  5. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the Appropriate Nozzle Size Once ...

  6. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-56

    soil conditions. Soil testing is highly recommended. See OSU Extension Fact Sheet F-58, Growing ... high value, it is sought after by many. The biggest potential problem any grower will face is the risk ... source. Current cost of stratified seed is between \$85 to \$150 per pound. Planting can be as simple as ...

  7. Preserving Pie Fillings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5355

    desired, food coloring and nutmeg may be added. Stir and cook on medium high heat until mixture thickens ... cinnamon, almond extract and food coloring. Stir mixture and cook over medium high heat until mixture ... extract in a large kettle. Stir and cook over medium high heat until mixture thickens and begins to ...

  8. Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Your Farm Business?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-51

    Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Farm and agricultural businesses often have high capital ... may be at risk if they pre-decease their new spouse.   As farms increase in size and new family ... and his parents sold 50 acres of their prime farmland and took out a second mortgage. This hampered ...

  9. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2013-14

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-14

    Top land will typically be large tracts of land with highly productive soils. "Average" land ... will tend to be land with lower productivity soils, poor drainage or come in smaller tracts (or ... the rent will tend to be. Variability of Crop Return: Land that exhibits highly variable returns may ...

  10. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2016-17

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-16-17

    land with highly productive soils. Average land will typically be the majority of land in a given ... Higher quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ...

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