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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. CD Wire- September 27, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-09-27

    in our agricultural practices and developing the workforce who grow our food and steward our soil and ... our monthly meetings, in-services, and meetings with LOD and Extension Publishing. By doing this now, ... contributions to our profession, then and now. The award recognizes a CD Extension professional for significant ...

  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. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents for 2020-21

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/western-ohio-cropland-values-and-cash-rents-2020-21

    those crop returns. Soils, fertility and drainage/irrigation capabilities are primary factors that most ... were rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, professional farm managers, ag business professionals, OSU ... 3.6 to 3.9 percent depending on the region and land class. For the complete survey research summary go ...

  6. Farm Office Live

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live-10

    updates on ag law, farm management, farm business analysis, and other related issues from faculty and ...

  7. Wet but well worth it: Farm Science Review 2021

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/wet-well-worth-it-farm-science-review-2021

    outside at a large event with others,” said Nick Zachrich, manager of FSR. “The first day I saw people out ... about jobs in the future,” he said. “And the industry needs to be receptive to our next generation. We ...

  8. Ohio Commercial Pesticide Recertification Conference- Columbus- 2022

    https://pested.osu.edu/events/ohio-commercial-pesticide-recertification-conference-columbus-2022

    Information Parking Information Agenda Registration Information Categories Offered Agricultural Fertilizer ... please visit our New Applicator page. Check In:  Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Start ... Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training    Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Recertification ...

  9. Farm Science Review announces 2021 Hall of Fame inductees

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farm-science-review-announces-2021-hall-fame-inductees

    inductees being honored at a private event. Jim Karcher, Apple Creek Jim Karcher, former manager of grounds ... and experience as grounds manager, Karcher was instrumental in the selection and procurement of ... role in improving the show,” said Nick Zachrich, Farm Science Review manager. “Jim came up with many ...

  10. 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 ...

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