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  1. 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 ...

  2. USDA invests $10M in Ohio State-led team to accelerate adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/usda-invests-10m-in-ohio-state-led-team-accelerate-adoption-climate-smart-agricultural

    productivity. However, these improvements come with drawbacks such as declines in soil health and organic ...

  3. Ticks and mosquitoes are waiting on you

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ticks-and-mosquitoes-are-waiting-you-0

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). “We are entering the highest risk ... on testing and treatment,” McDermott said. “ Ticks and the diseases they transmit have been steadily ... increasing for the past 13 years.” Annual Ohio Lyme disease cases increased 35 times between 2010 and 2023, ...

  4. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    if it comes into contact with tainted water, soil, animals, or other contaminated sources. Outbreaks ... canner. Fill the canner with warm water until the water level is slightly above the milk level in the ... pasteurization of raw milk (SP 50-932). nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource/Milk-Pasteurization.pdf ...

  5. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    requires moist, well-drained soil to develop into a high quality turfgrass. A medium-to-high level of ... soils of medium-to-high fertility.  Diseases that frequently occur on PRG include:  Red Thread ... moderate winter dormancy and stress resistance Mid-Atlantic Medium-high density, deep roots and rhizomes, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. New online database a "FRST" in fertilizer knowledge sharing

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-online-database-frst-in-fertilizer-knowledge-sharing

    science-based interpretation of soil test phosphorus and potassium values for crop fertilization from across the ... developed in response to the pressing need to harmonize soil testing across state boundaries. It represents ... an improvement in our ability to evaluate soil test correlation.” In addition to Rakkar and Deiss, ...

  8. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    moist, well drained soils with a soil pH between 4.5–5.0 and high organic content. Once the plants are ... 5.0 and have greater than 3% organic matter. For soils with high loam, clay loam, or clay content, it ... periods of time may be necessary if the soil pH is above 6 and the soils contain high levels of calcium. ...

  9. Using Local Woodlot Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-9-03

    freedom from splitting, medium decay resistance, ease to work. Fence Posts High decay resistance and ... high nail holding, medium weight, and free of compression failures and cross grain. Shelving Good ... between wood species can vary greatly due to the internal structure of each tree. These include size of ...

  10. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    date, hybrid maturity, row spacing, plant population, and input levels (Ahmad et al., 2010). Growers, ... farm level. In recent years, these dynamics have led to some interest in producing corn (Zea mays L.) ... As expected, greater yields were produced at the high-yield-potential site in South Charleston ...

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