Soils and Soil Health
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 ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). “ Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain ... greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest timing to ... annuals at the highest quality possible unless your operation only needs low-quality forage. Staging our ...
Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials
adaptable to drier landscapes and sites with low fertility. They can tolerate acid and neutral soils but are ... ecosystem services. These services include the creation of oxygen, nutrient cycling, decomposition, and the ... plants can beautify our surroundings and create essential habitats for many creatures. Interest in using ...
Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses
Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology; The Ohio State University Bumble bees are managed ... bees are better suited for indoor pollinating than the more commonly managed honey bee because of their ... managed bees for the purpose of supplying pollination services to crop systems (Strange, 2015). The two ...
Warm Temps Prompt Early Grazing, Soil Tests May Help
ratio, with magnesium has a major impact on the forage’s ability to extract nutrients from the soil and ... about soil testing and briefly about poison hemlock. “If you haven’t taken any soil tests on your ... and provides nutritious feed without adequate fertility levels. Systems that are rotated frequently, ...
Assessing Farm Financial Health Using Your Balance Sheet
Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension Eric Richer, Field Specialist, Farm Management, Ohio ... management and operation of a farm business. The other three are the income statement, cash flow statement, ... farms.extension.wisc.edu/files/2020/10/Part-II-Balance-Sheet-FINAL.pdf Farm Management balance sheet farm management financial statements farm assets liabilities net ...
Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials
ecosystem services). These services include the creation of oxygen, nutrient cycling, decomposition, and the ... include these plants. Native plants can beautify our surroundings and create essential habitats for many ... are native to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and ...
4-H Camp Counselor Training
camp counselor core competencies; risk management, including active shooter guidelines, emergency ...
Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops
Example Soil Test Results Table 2. Nutrient and Fertilizer Recommendation Worksheet with Desirable pH and ... to understand their amount and potential impact on nutrient management. For example, the fertilizer ... a soil test result and tables found in the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, ...
Garden Tip and Tricks So In-Soil and Raised Beds Get A Good Start
fertilization plan Now that you know your soil pH you can determine your fertilization plan. Fertilize in the ... spring for vegetable crops. Gently work into the soil a granular fertilizer around the plants. Always be ... temperature is slowly warming up! It almost time to start planting our vegetable gardens for the year. If you ...