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  1. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for optimal growth. Both spring ... recommends that soil pH be maintained above 5.5 for best results. Critical levels of soil phosphorus and ... totaling between 100 and 150 lbs of actual nitrogen/acre annually to achieve maximum yields of dry matter ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    that are not freshly cut. The more time logs sit prior to inoculation, the greater the risk of ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... following pinning are dry or when humidity and temperature fluctuations occur between day and night. Growers ...

  4. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0114

    ector-tool/. Identification Blue-green leaves Hairs on leaf sheath, unlike wheat Small- to medium ... establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    variations between strains as high as 65-fold. For most individuals, growing shiitake mushrooms will be ... over $27 million from 2021 to 2022, which is up $3 million from 2019 to 2020. These mushrooms are high ... from inexpensive homemade products to high-tech equipment that costs thousands of dollars. However, ...

  7. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    recreational status. Even though marijuana continues to be illegal at the federal level due to its high ... concentration goes beyond 0.3%. For obvious reasons, high tunnel and greenhouse operations face lower ... overall success of any cannabis production effort. Hemp programs overseen by state-level agencies also ...

  8. Quality Assurance Program

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/quality-assurance-program

    March 5, 2024 Tuesday, April 9, 2024   QA Test-Out Information: Test Out Date:           Thursday, ... January 18, 2024 Test Time:                   5:00 pm Location:                     OSUE, Butler County, ... fair. Your animal species will determine if you take the Small Animal test or the Large Animal test ...

  9. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  10. 2024 Butler County Master Gardener Scholarship Application

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/butler-county-master-gardener-scholarship-application

    education/apprenticeship beyond high school. Requirements/explanations are listed on the front of the  application.  If you ...

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