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  1. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    converting and storing more nitrogen as microbe numbers and soil organic matter levels increase in the soil ... P losses to surface water. In the last hundred years, tillage has decreased soil organic levels by 60 to 70 ... storehouse for many nutrients. Most soil nitrogen (>90%) and available phosphorus (50 to 75 percent) is ...

  2. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    air-assistance, nozzles producing very fine or fine droplets have a high-risk of producing drift and are not ... however, poses a relatively low risk of injury to nearby sensitive crops compared to the physical movement ... (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). The risk of drift is considerably higher when spraying in orchards and vineyards compared to ...

  3. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-04

    steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5ppm) or within a given ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  4. Intellectual Wellness

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/intellectual-wellness

    Learn a foreign language- there are easy lessons online or seek out instructors from the local high ... above can be mentally stimulating and help to lower our risk for dementia or memory loss as we age.  ...

  5. 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 soils or highly weathered soils ... Alfalfa. 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 ...

  6. Ohio Victory Gardens Program Kicks Off Third Year; Expands to 42 Counties

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/april-22-2022/ohio-victory-gardens-program-kicks-third-year-expands-42

    Ohio Victory Gardens program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding to include 42 counties, up ... county offices and new this year, ODA Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Specific days and times for ...

  7. Mixing it Up- All About Grazing

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/mixing-it-all-about-grazing

    a mixed stand is the reduced bloat risk for cattle. A 50-50 mix can withstand grazing well and has ... out in the Central Grasslands Research Extension Center, a 50-50 mix of alfalfa and meadow brome was ... eventually drop down to a 50-50 mix simply due to alfalfa longevity. Once it hits the 50-50 range, the stand ...

  8. Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1035

    ALHT may survive at the edges of bales stored on the ground where moisture levels are high, potentially ... unusually high numbers (hundreds to thousands) of ticks or little “spiders” on animals or equipment being ... the tick to be effective, be sure that the product reaches the soil’s surface. Eggs are resistant to ...

  9. County to County Payments

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/county-county-payments

    between multiple worktags). Expense/Revenue Transfer Webform (Expense/Revenue Transfer Form) Purchasing ...

  10. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    soil temperatures reach 45–50 degrees Fahrenheit, typically during April and May in Ohio. Cool-season ... Barker, and Tilmon 2017). Complete all soil tests and adjustments prior to seed selection and planting. ... growing season. Soil tests should be taken every three years and fertilizer applications should be ...

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