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  1. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    sustainable production methods. However, organic certification is the most highly regulated food production ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers, ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Update # 6

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm-update-6

    monitored from after the time corn is planted until it reaches the V6 stage. Counties with high trap numbers ... counties that have had high averages thus far, especially in fields that were previously planted to cover ...

  4. Drainage and Water Management for Now and the Future

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/drainage-and-water-management-now-and-future

    Breakfast will be provided.  To register, call 937-382-0901 or email warner.948@osu.edu by June 14 th  Soil ...

  5. OSU Deoxynivalenol, DON, Resistance Screening Program-2024

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-06/osu-deoxynivalenol-don-resistance-screening-program-2024

    and consistently lower DON levels are easier to keep low than those that were highly susceptible. ... temperatures between 59 ° F and 86 ° F.   Table 1 below summarizes the DON ppm as an average across locations ... lowest average DON level. The variability among some of the hybrids with high DON levels led to high ...

  6. Cargill Regenerative Ag Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/cargill-regenerative-ag-field-day

    Soil and Water Management Field Days ...

  7. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

  8. Feeding Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-6

    (from forage analysis) 1.07 15.4 0.94 0.41 Pelleted Grain (from feed tag) 1.50 12.0 0.75 0.85 ... we need to substitute grain for hay to raise the energy. 1.50 Mcal/lb DE of grain – 1.07 Mcal/lb DE ... source of sulfur. Excessively high levels of sulfur depress copper absorption. Sulfur is also found in ...

  9. Gypsum for Agricultural Use in Ohio—Sources and Quality of Available Products

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-20

    to elevated levels. Unwashed FGD by-products can have levels of B sufficiently high to result in ... Professor This fact sheet provides information on gypsum as a soil amendment, the sources and mineral ... metal content of gypsum samples.  The Role of Gypsum as a Soil Amendment Gypsum is hydrated calcium ...

  10. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-4

    with high flows on all the major rivers. Soils remain saturated compared to late winter conditions ... bump soil temperatures up into the 50s to low 60s by early next week. For more complete weather records ... average highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Showers should exit the state on Wednesday, with high pressure ...

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