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  1. 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 ...

  2. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    between 35 and 50 degrees F can lead to premature flowering. Cabbage should be grown in the spring or fall ... Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 for optimum growth. This range of soil pH will ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ...

  3. Ohio Commercial Pesticide Applicator Requirements: Who Needs a License and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0140

    garden center products or minimum-risk products, such as cedar oil, garlic oil, or corn gluten meal, are ... licensing and testing. Follow the steps below to become a licensed commercial applicator: Complete and mail ... — Agricultural Weed Control Category 2d — Seed Treatment Category 2e — Tobacco Sucker Control Category 2f — Soil ...

  4. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...

  5. Processed Meats, Red Meats and Colorectal Cancer Risk

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5587

    other non-meat foods are high in fat, but are not associated with increased risk of cancer. Thus, high ... monitors cancer-causing substances in our environment. The IARC provides research into substances’ risk of ... IARC Monographs. The Monographs publish reviews of studies that research the links between cancer and ...

  6. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  7. Comparing Traditional Meat and Plant-Based Meat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0103-0

    a negative factor for traditional meat products, particularly for people with high cholesterol levels. Table ... absorbed more easily consist of higher cholesterol levels have a higher nutrient density due to the protein ... quantity and quality contain 50% saturated fatty acids are the only natural source of Vitamin B12 consist ...

  8. 174th Butler County Fair Coming July 21-27, 2024

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/174th-butler-county-fair-coming-july-21-27-2024

    aspirations for the future education more civic active report better grades and higher levels of academic ...

  9. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    substrates typically used for tomato production have no nutritional component as would soil in field ... stages require increased levels of specific nutrients like nitrogen (N), calcium (Ca), and potassium (K) ... the highest levels of nutrients to promote plant growth and fruit development, as well as an ...

  10. Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-7

    compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... crops need the three primary nutrients on a one- to-one-to-one basis. It is recommended that a soil-test ... the rates at which those nutrients should be applied. A soil test is the best way to determine the ...

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