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  1. Opportunities for Subsurface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    Economics; The Ohio State University The ability to place fertilizer and other soil amendments below the soil ... horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... Equipment Types and Capabilities Farmers seeking to reduce nutrient losses and improve soil quality need ...

  2. Soils and Soil Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0136

    soil health soil management minerals microbes liebig's law of the minimum nutrients macronutrients ... nutrients—aka “potential for productivity” water—2%–50% of soil volume water-holding capacity is directly ... nutrients air—2%–50% of soil volume oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen occupies same spaces between soil ...

  3. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    Manager; Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program; Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  4. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0065

    section includes management items to consider before applying to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) ... a Farmers Market There are a few management items farmers markets need to explore before beginning the ... be legally organized. How does the market manage its finances? Does the market have a bank account ...

  5. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    forest management? If you were to ask a forester to define forest management, he/she would probably tell ... you something like: "Forest management is the application of appropriate technical forestry ... management of a forest to achieve the owner's objectives." Stated more simply, forest management is ...

  6. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    Manager's Library Series AEDE-0019 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/17/2024 John Foltz, ... research indicates, "It's tough to do both. If you don't figure out which matters most to ... management in big-picture planning. However, the owner(s) retain ultimate decision-making authority. INNER ...

  7. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    initiate flower formation. In moist, fertile soils this usually occurs in the second year of its life, but ... when not managed. This plant, once found exclusively in ornamental gardens, has escaped and has become ... established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ...

  8. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    the region. Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the Crop Management Research Award ... also to Joe Davlin and Matt Davis (The Ohio State University Research Farm Managers) for overseeing the ... Novais, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science; College of Food, ...

  9. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    products. Read the label before purchasing lawn fertilizers to ensure they contain the nutrients the soil ... algae and water quality. Fertilizer nutrients are especially harmful. Ohio needs everyone’s help to ... minimized by reducing excessive nutrients in the water. Just as fertilizers aid the growth of grass and ...

  10. Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0109

    hay fertility livestock nutrient management grass legume soil testing Agriculture and Natural ... Nutrient management of grass, legume, or mixed legume grass hay crops begins with soil testing for pH and ... sample year to the next, allowing farmers to track soil fertility changes based on management practices. ...

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