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  1. Selecting the Right Type and Size of Nozzles for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-534

    nozzles are some of the least expensive components of a sprayer, they hold a high value in their ability ... help determine droplet size, affecting both target coverage and the risk of spray drift. Nozzles come ... (a different color for each flow rate) which avoids the risk of unintended mixing of different nozzle ...

  2. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... moisture levels. The plastic can be installed when the soil is in good planting condition, any time from ...

  3. Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 2

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-517

    tolerance. The interval is the difference in days between anthesis (also knowns as tassel emergence or pollen ... described in Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 1, multiple field studies ... Development Center in Wooster (WST) on soil textures that included silty clay loam, clay loam and silt loam. ...

  4. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

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

    the forecast. Do not use in areas where water table is shallow. Table C: Highly Toxic to Bees. Medium ... that feed on the pest. IPM offers options for pest management with the least amount of risk. If further ... important part of an IPM plan, and risks can be minimized by using the product according to the label. In ...

  5. Feeding Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-6

    (from forage analysis) 1.07 15.4 0.94 0.41 Pelleted Grain (from feed tag) 1.50 12.0 0.75 0.85 ... we need to substitute grain for hay to raise the energy. 1.50 Mcal/lb DE of grain – 1.07 Mcal/lb DE ... source of sulfur. Excessively high levels of sulfur depress copper absorption. Sulfur is also found in ...

  6. Global Climate Change: Update 2020

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-203

    at between 280 and 300 parts per million (PPM). The data also show that during our present ... episode that is currently ongoing. The duration of these cold periods tends to be between 20 and 40 ... between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago. This temperature data is presented in Figure 3. This graph shows that ...

  7. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    when soil moisture is not limited during pod-setting (Edreira et al. 2017). In Ohio, delaying soybean ... within the same cropping year. However, in years with high wheat prices and red clover prices and ... such as reduced soil erosion, reduced nitrate loss, and increased soil organic matter (Kelley, Long, ...

  8. 2023 CFAES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Speaker Series

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/workshopsprograms/dei-speaker-series-0

    national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our ... 1920-1997 and draw links between that land loss and current racial wealth disparities. About the speaker: ...

  9. Ph.D. Candidate receives CREF university scholarship

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/phd-candidate-receives-cref-university-scholarship

    resistance, can support farmers. The compost was tested on both sand-based soil and high clay-based soil to ...

  10. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

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