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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Beat the Heat Before It's Late: Cooling Strategies for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/beat-heat-its-late-cooling-strategies-dairy-cattle

    responses of dairy cattle, you can identify those animals experiencing high heat load early on. Coupled with ... mitigate high heat load is clear and consistent across climates: shade, soakers, and fans. During summer, ... usually when the air temperature is about 72°F or when the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is above 65. ...

  9. Ohio Phosphorus (P) Use by Crop Reporting District

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0144

    the acreage in the Scioto River basin. Soil test P is one factor that can mitigate the amount of ... Table 2 would result in lower soil test phosphorus (STP) values over time. Evidence that this is ... levels between 1993 and 2015 (LaBarge, 2023). Future trends in STP are expected to continue to decline ...

  10. 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 ...

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