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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    Protein values of over 18 percent.  Conversely, digestibility of mature forage can fall below 50 percent ... low temperatures and high humidity dramatically increase the time needed for hay to dry down.  Using ... mower swaths as wide as possible and rake once the moisture has fallen to about 50 percent.  The final ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Crop, Soil, and Water Field Night

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/crop-soil-and-water-field-night

    This informative field night is being hosted by The Ohio State University South Centers Soil ... , Water, and Bioenergy program, in conjunction with the Pike Soil and Water Conservation District. Topics ... covered to include drone use, new fertilization programs, soil amendments and more. The information ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    from other trees, health and vigor, non-timber value (e.g., wildlife, aesthetics, etc.), risk of loss ... silver maples, for example, often approach biological maturity well before they are 150 years old, while ... value increase falls below a desired level. The rate of value increase of a tree can be determined by ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Your Farm Business?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-51

    Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Farm and agricultural businesses often have high capital ... may be at risk if they pre-decease their new spouse.   As farms increase in size and new family ... and his parents sold 50 acres of their prime farmland and took out a second mortgage. This hampered ...

  10. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2013-14

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-14

    Top land will typically be large tracts of land with highly productive soils. "Average" land ... will tend to be land with lower productivity soils, poor drainage or come in smaller tracts (or ... the rent will tend to be. Variability of Crop Return: Land that exhibits highly variable returns may ...

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