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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. Extension Today: Fall Lawn Care

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/extension-today-fall-lawn-care

    talks lawn care tips and tricks with Brandon Stith, manager of the Turfgrass Research and Education ... your lawn next spring. Learn more about feeding the grass with fertilizer at the appropriate time, ...

  3. FSR 2021 is finally only a week away!!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/fsr-2021-finally-only-week-away

    learn even more about our research by taking virtual reality tours of our research stations while ... winner of the raffle with the proper inflation pressure will be announced each day at noon.   Our work ... yield plots.  The plots are receiving the exact amount of water they need each week utilizing soil ...

  4. 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:  ...

  5. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    using cover crops to protect soil and suppress weeds over the winter, it also means the time to ... suppression of weeds, one species stands alone in effectiveness, affordability, and simplicity of management ... no-till soybeans in a Michigan study. In Missouri, researchers saw no difference in biomass among rye ...

  6. Wheat Management for Fall 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/wheat-management-fall-2021

    If potassium levels are low, apply K 2 O fertilizer at planting, depending on soil CEC and yield ... This year winter wheat yields were very high, averaging 103 bu/acre across five locations in our ... weather-dependent. However, good fall management sets up the crop to take advantage of a good year, particularly ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    our expanded trap network.  As adults are migratory (often flying with winds in the atmosphere), they ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Listen to the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast on the Way to FSR 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/listen-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast-way-fsr-2021

    Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast to hear about the must see Extension booths at the show! In Episode ... longer, check out our other recent episodes featuring a Fall Weather Outlook with Dr. Aaron Wilson, ... Farm Management Podcast website CLICK HERE.  Agronomy and Farm Management Pod Cast ...

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