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  1. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/produce-safety-alliance-grower-training-course

    course will cover basic produce safety; worker health, hygiene, and training; soil amendments; wildlife, ... farm; how to identify microbial risks, practices that reduce risks; how to begin implementing produce ...

  2. Double-Cropping Soybean Following Small Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-103

    yield and test weight will be reduced, and vomitoxin levels may increase. Grain will be significantly ... discounted or rejected for low test weight and high vomitoxin. Planting double-crop soybean after winter ... stored soil moisture, rainfall, or irrigation.  Double-crop soybean management differs from traditional, ...

  3. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    drone can automatically navigate hills and slopes. The cost of a spraying drone varies between $5,000 ... weeds to be sprayed, nutrient stress levels, a vineyard’s or orchard’s canopy characteristics (new, old, ... gaps between vines or trees), areas infested by insects and diseases, and canopy development throughout ...

  4. Determining Location of Cellulosic Ethanol Plants in Ohio Based on Availability of Crop Residues

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-650

    showed that two clusters in western Ohio, each encompassing 17 counties with a collection radius of 50 ... cellulosic ethanol production will likely be in high demand in the future. Other regions of Ohio with fewer ... availability of major crop residues (sustainable amount per square mile) in Ohio at the county level (Table 1). ...

  5. Collecting and Submitting a Turfgrass Sample to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3087-10

    shipping information are correct. Step 1: Collecting the Sample For "high-cut turf " such as ... healthy (unaffected) and sick (infected) turf. This allows a comparison to be made between the healthy ... both high-cut turf and golf-course samples, be sure the sample includes roots. Many people might not ...

  6. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    the result of a high-quality compost process. When applied to substrates, these products are degraded ... influence nutrient availability. In fact, temperature and water availability are crucial: soils that are too ... levels above acceptable levels making electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring very important. Numerous ...

  7. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

  8. Biopesticide Controls of Plant Diseases: Resources and Products for Organic Farmers in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18

    biopesticides may require a high level of understanding and knowledge of the diseases and pathogens that they ... published in the Plant Disease Management Reports and Biological Control Tests Database between 2000 and ... abilities to grow and market high-quality produce. Approved organic products for plant disease control ...

  9. Oilseed Radish Cover Crop

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-5

    incorporation. Having the soil level after cover crop planting will allow for no-till planting of the following ... soil quality for economic crop production. It has the ability to recycle soil nutrients, suppress weeds ... and pathogens, break up compaction, reduce soil erosion, and produce large amounts of biomass. ...

  10. Ohio Soil Health Card

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-1

      X X X   Nutrient Levels X     X   pH X X X X   Organic Matter X     X   For more information on soil health go to ... Edited by Alan Sundermeier, Extension Educator, Wood County The Ohio Soil Health Card evaluates a soil ... ’s health or quality as a function of soil, water, plant and other biological properties identified by ...

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