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  1. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having calibration curves for ... high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of note, the ... differences in test weight and moisture characteristics of the grain. Calibrate for different moisture levels ...

  2. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  3. Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-5

    other soil-borne pathogens. The female index (FI) is the best way to check for the true level of ... Fertility—Maintain optimum fertility based on a soil test. Under high SCN populations, even the most fertile fields ... Soil Cyst Count Population Level Management Strategies 0-40 0 None Detected Continue to monitor field ...

  4. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    soil samples. The soil test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient ... a slightly acid soil with a pH of 6.5 to 6.8. It is a good idea to have your soil tested by a reputable ... testing lab (Figure 4). Refer to OSU Extension Fact Sheet, HYG-1132, “Soil Testing Is an Excellent ...

  5. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    tolerate low-light environments with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate ... especially when aided by disturbance that exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, ... help to limit the spread of seed into non-infested areas. Place high priority in controlling stiltgrass ...

  6. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    defects, use your judgment in making deductions that reduce the volume between 10 and 50 percent. ... between your eye and stick to be sure it is 25 inches (Figure 2b). The “Diameter of Log” scale on the top ... unusable. Deductions should be made for estimated loss due to these defects. Trees that are over 50 percent ...

  7. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    shallow soils of varying pH, and is highly tolerant of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees ... impacts, and a landowner's comfort level with those methods. While not always easy to control, ... to control small to medium sized ailanthus by spraying the circumference of the lower 12–18 inches of ...

  8. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

  9. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    hole at the level they were originally grown in the nursery. Most Ohio soils, however, are not ... and fruit quality, conduct a soil test every two to three years to determine the appropriate ... growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Bush Honeysuckle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-68

    carbohydrates it lacks the high-fat and nutrient-rich content that most of our native plants provide migrating ... the plants, the size of the infestation, and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. ... vigilant. Mechanical control alone is usually not a completely effective method of controlling medium to ...

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