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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    they provide in order to make better nutrient management decisions on your farm. Some soil test report ... and Livestock fertilizer soil fertility soil test soil test report soil nutrients laboratory nutrient ... formats differ, any standard soil test report has the critical information needed to make a nutrient ...

  5. Save The Date For Our 2024 Fall Tax Schools!

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/fri-06142024-1114am/save-date-our-2024-fall-tax-schools

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  6. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    different reasons for owning and managing their woodlands. Some desire woodlands that provide habitat for ... woodlands to provide these and many other values can be enhanced through crop tree management. Figure 1. ... trees. In an unmanaged woodland, competition among trees for light, water, and nutrients is often severe ...

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