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  1. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

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  2. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    defects, use your judgment in making deductions that reduce the volume between 10 and 50 percent. ... between your eye and stick to be sure it is 25 inches (Figure 2b). The “Diameter of Log” scale on the top ... unusable. Deductions should be made for estimated loss due to these defects. Trees that are over 50 percent ...

  3. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    shallow soils of varying pH, and is highly tolerant of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees ... impacts, and a landowner's comfort level with those methods. While not always easy to control, ... to control small to medium sized ailanthus by spraying the circumference of the lower 12–18 inches of ...

  4. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having calibration curves for ... high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of note, the ... differences in test weight and moisture characteristics of the grain. Calibrate for different moisture levels ...

  5. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

  6. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...

  7. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  8. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    produce 3 to 4 generations each year. Stable flies are believed to only spend between 2 to 5 minutes on an ... barns or trees.  Unlike the other species, females prefer to lay their eggs in soiled bedding, algal ... sanitation is a key control factor.  Timely removal of manure and soiled bedding is crucial to limiting ...

  9. Ohio State CFAES to lead federal food waste initiative

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-cfaes-lead-federal-food-waste-initiative

    in March 2020 to around 50 currently. These are businesses and organizations that have made a public ...

  10. Spring planting delays may cause some farmers to make adjustments to improve yields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/spring-planting-delays-may-cause-some-farmers-make-adjustments-improve-yields

    is important, planting into good soil conditions is also very important, especially for corn due to ... have resulted in saturated soils conditions, which have delayed corn and soybean planting for some ... planting is delayed to June, the recommended target population increases to 130,000 to 150,000 plants per ...

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