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  1. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  2. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... good contact between soil and effluent, and some are not permeable enough to allow for the movement of ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

  3. Wheat Growth Stages and Associated Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-126

    said to be at a given growth stage when approximately 50 percent of the primary tillers reach that ... significant event in achieving high yields is stand establishment, i.e, the number of plants or tillers per ... phosphorus (P) and soil pH above 6.0 are needed for good root and tiller development. Feekes 3.0: Tillers ...

  4. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  5. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    highly accurate in predicting plant biomass. By utilizing biomass produced per day, yield levels of ... Fast and accurate soil test tool. Lab results come in 5–7 days, aerial imagery of your field, test as ... and controller files.  * Pay to have soil tests sent to Midwest Laboratories. Cost: Free Account ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ... Incorporation Bare Soil 40 50 75 90 No Incorporation Standing Crop 20 25 40 50 1 day Bare Soil 10 15 25 50 2 day ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ...

  8. Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-515

    + (0.05 x CEC))] + (YP x CR) + 20 CL is the critical level (100 ppm at a CEC of 10), STL is the soil test ... test results are based on soil calibration studies that correlate soil test levels to crop yield ... crop (buildup stage). Once soil test values reach the critical soil test level, a maintenance approach ...

  9. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    by reducing soil aggregate breakdown. By slowing down wind speeds at ground level and decreasing the ... N uptake with grasses. Legumes accumulate N longer in the spring but with high soil N, legume N fixation ... these changes if soil compaction is high and soil quality is low. Soil Temperature Living cover crops ...

  10. Coffee with the Master Gardeners: A Monthly Hands-on Gardening Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-monthly-hands-gardening-workshop

    5 – Gardening with Succulents July 10 – Soil Testing for the Lawn & Garden August 7 – Lovely Lilacs ...

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