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  1. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    the heat get too high), and keep at least 1½ inches of liquid in the pan. The risk of scorching ... The density can test between 66°Brix (66 percent solids) and 68°Brix. Less than 66°Brix and it is not ... area between Minnesota in the west, Kentucky in the south and the eastern Canadian providences in the ...

  2. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    season. Ideally, soil should be well drained and contain high organic matter. However, peppers can thrive ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ... transplant roots.   Fertilizing Before the growing season, a soil test is recommended. This will help ...

  3. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    considered a statewide risk, though abundance may vary greatly across different habitats. Life Cycle, ... with high leaf-litter coverage, but may also include your own backyard, especially shaded areas of ... odh.ohio.gov/know-our-programs/zoonotic-disease-program/diseases/tickborne-diseases Lyme Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)— cdc.gov/lyme/index ...

  4. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

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

  5. Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-14-10

    provided at bargain rates due to family relationships between the parties or due to the fact that custom ... (wlazarus.cfans.umn.edu/william-f-lazarus-farm-machinery-management) Farm Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm ... fuel at the time of this survey was $2.50 per gallon for off-road (farm) usage. For the custom rates ...

  6. Opportunities for Sub-surface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... while leaving the soil between these strips undisturbed. When the strip-till unit is equipped with ... leaving residue on the soil surface between the strips. Quicker spring soil warm-up compared to no-till ...

  7. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient levels. If the soil pH is ... tomato plants in raised beds that are filled with high quality top soil (Figure 3). A good raised bed ... 6.5 to 6.8. It is a good idea to have your soil tested by a reputable testing lab (Figure 4). Refer to ...

  8. Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Requirements: Who Needs a License and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0140

    garden center products or minimum-risk products, such as cedar oil, garlic oil, or corn gluten meal, are ... licensing and testing. Follow the steps below to become a licensed commercial applicator: Complete and mail ... — Agricultural Weed Control Category 2d — Seed Treatment Category 2e — Tobacco Sucker Control Category 2f — Soil ...

  9. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  10. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    plants can occur at temperatures below 46 F. Colder soil temperatures also result in more calendar days ... needed for emergence as early-season emergence is controlled by soil-accumulated growing degree days ... consider planting as soon as soil temperatures are predicted to remain at or above 46 F. Also, consider ...

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