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  1. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    ends up looking like fertile garden soil, is called compost. Fondly referred to by farmers as “black ... improving the capacity to hold water and nutrients (particularly in sandy soils), and adding essential ... nutrients to any soil. Improving your soil is the first step toward improving plant health. How Does ...

  2. Water Quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin

    https://fulton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/water-quality

    educators and bring current information, applied research, and resources to the agricultural community. Our ... best management practices to improve fertilizer use efficiency and farm profitability while promoting ... soil health and reducing nutrient and sediment losses within the western Lake Erie basin. You can learn ...

  3. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 and 7.0 (slightly acidic) is ideal. Many of our home lawn ... factors cause the formation of acidic soil conditions. One primary cause is the leaching of base nutrients ... the extent to which fertilizer application will affect soil pH is dependent on a number of factors:  ...

  4. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    prevented with a well-balanced diet that contains the nutrients you need to stay healthy as you age. The ... best diet for healthy aging is one that is nutrient-dense. A nutrient-dense eating pattern contains ... a variety of nutrient-rich foods that meet your daily calorie needs without providing too many calories. ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  6. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    – Safety & Health for Youth in Agriculture Thursday – Agricultural Fertilizer & Chemical Safety ...

  7. Fall Fruit Update 2

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/fall-fruit-update-2

    Come join us for timely fruit research updates for your farm and garden, and to get your questions ... presentations recorded from the OSU South Centers research fields, as well as live question and answer segments. ... live by our presenters or in the chat box. This event is made possible via funding by a Specialty Crop ...

  8. A Day in the Woods Series 'Tending Your Woodland' In-person workshop

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/day-woods-series-tending-your-woodland-person-workshop

    early 1950’s.   Participants will have the opportunity to: Explore crop tree management (CTM), ...

  9. 2021 South Centers Hops Field Night

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/2021-south-centers-hops-field-night

    Bergefurd and the Research Team will be presenting about hop production and integrated pest management in ... Join us on August 17th at OSU South Centers in Piketon to learn more about hops production in ... Southern Ohio. Brad Bergefurd and the OSU South Centers Research Team will also be presenting. Brad ...

  10. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    stress. Fair managers should evaluate existing buildings for good air exchange and air movement, and make ... managed as the builders intended: Many older fair buildings are cavernous compared to those constructed ... better environments. Proper management of shade devices: Many fair buildings utilize tarps to provide ...

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