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  1. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    test that can identify individuals suited for a career in agriculture. Each member of the farm business ... high-quality apples and table grapes in sufficient quantity to provide a good standard of living for my family ... financial, marketing, personnel and risk-management sectors of the business. One recommended method of ...

  2. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    is extremely high. Ice and snow storms, fire, insects, and disease are factors that could cause ... southern and eastern Ohio, will not support more intensive agriculture because the soils are either too ... forest) at about chest height and at ground level (stump) is recommended. In addition, veneer trees are ...

  3. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    1. Examples of Forest Landowner Objectives Source of Income Tax Shelter Product Yield Soil ... species, condition, numbers, age, volume, value, growth, and basal area will be measured. Soil/site quality ... biological/ecological characteristics of the forest (e.g., tree species, soil type, topography, etc.) determine what is ...

  4. Pest Alert: Spotted Lanternfly in Grape Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0098

    grape yield. High densities of spotted lanternfly (>50 SLF per vine) result in reduced clusters per ... experiencing high traffic should be carefully monitored for the presence of SLF. Vineyards near transportation ... corridors and/or areas with a large proportion of SLF host plants may be at a higher risk for SLF ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. More 2024 News

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    Scared Of You (Stan Gehrt) January  Quantifying the Relationships between Algal Blooms and Carbon Budgets ...

  8. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  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. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

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