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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. Agriculture Conservation Practitioner

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/692

    strategy centers on: Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, Soil Health and Nutrient Management, and Water ... multiple, trans-disciplinary projects to advance soil health and nutrient management, water management, and ... agricultural audiences is required. Experience with soil health, nutrient management, livestock management ...

  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. Agriculture Conservation Coordinator

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/693

    Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, Soil Health and Nutrient Management, and Water Management practices and ... and protect our soil and water resources now and into the future. Our strategy centers on influencing ... on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. EPN Breakfast- October 12, 2021, Growing the Future of Agriculture: Conversations with Black Farmers and Educators

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-october-12-2021-growing-future-agriculture-conversations-black-farmers-and

    agricultural practices and developing the workforce who grow our food and steward our soil and water resources. America’s farm ... REGISTER HERE Live streaming of this event will be available at our EPN YouTube channel linked ... sourcing supports healthy communities. Growing a sustainable food system in Ohio requires changes in our ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Northeast Ohio Restoration Manager

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/691

    Northeast Ohio Restoration Manager The Nature Conservancy in Ohio Brecksville, Ohio A LITTLE ABOUT ... solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature ... thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... tainted water, or through produce irrigated or fertilized with feces from infected swine herds. Currently ... shellfish such as oysters and on strawberries that were fertilized with infected pig manure (Meng 2011).  ...

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