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  1. STEAM students enjoy a day at South Centers

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/steam-students-enjoy-day-south-centers

    projects including long cane raspberry production, tabletop-grown and high tunnel strawberries, hops, and ...

  2. Blueberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/blueberries

    Many of them are between 1 to 5 acres.  Due to high costs of labor, most of the blueberry farms in Ohio ... soil, good drainage, and an even supply of water.  It is important to do a soil test to determine soil ... pH, lime index, organic matter content and nutrient values.  Dr. Gao can help you review your soil ...

  3. Raspberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/raspberries

    well-drained loamy soils with high organic matter content.  Brambles grow best at a pH between 6.0 and 6.5.  ... Growers should do a soil test and amend the soils to the right level according to soil test report before ... dark fruit has good flavor and is small- to medium-sized. Yields are very high. Do not machine ...

  4. $2M grant awards to fund two meaningful aquaculture projects

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/2m-grant-awards-fund-two-meaningful-aquaculture-projects

    national level over the past 20 years. This success can be attributed to the efforts of their aquaculture ...

  5. Blackberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits/blackberries

    content.  They grow best at a pH between 6.0 and 6.5.  Growers should do a soil test and amend the soils to ... the right level according to soil test report before planting.  Tunnel Selection:  Peak style, four ... information.  Economic Considerations:  High tunnels cost about $1.30 to 1.50 per square foot according to an ...

  6. USDA grant to help explore soil health and disease management of high tunnels

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/usda-grant-help-explore-soil

    research and they are volunteering the use of their high tunnels to collect soil and plant samples ... 500 high tunnels being used by area farmers within a 50-mile radius of the OSU South Centers, the ... soil health and reduce or alleviate the soil disease pressures causing crop and financial losses to ...

  7. OSU Soil Organic Matter Calculator

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/soil-water-bioenergy/extention/som-soil-organic-matter-calculator

    OSU S oil O rganic M atter (SOM) Calculator  Predicts the soil organic matter in a field in ...

  8. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    equipment used to raise crops within 150 miles of his/her farm. If hauling further than that or going to ... USDOT# and log. Livestock going to market are exempt 150 miles from the farm and 150 miles from the ... commodities or equipment. Private for-hire vehicles between 10,001-26,000lbs do not require a CDL but you must ...

  9. $250,000 grant received to explore new strawberry production techniques

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2022-achievements-edition/250000-grant-received-explore-new

    production acreage are decreasing in many areas of Midwest United States.  High production risk is the main ... weather and temperature extremes.  Preliminary research on soil-based high tunnel and low tunnel ... reduce this risk and increase profit and market potential.    Many Ohio farms have doubled their harvest ...

  10. OSU Fact Sheets

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/soil-water-bioenergy/extention/osu-extension-fact-sheets

    Individual Fact Sheets: Soil Quality Field Test Kit Soil Carbon Sequestration Fundamentals Pike County Water ... County Water Resources Clinton County Water Resources Agricultural Best Management Practices Soil Testing ... for Floriculture Crops The Biology of Soil Compaction Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till ...

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