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  1. Use Tools To Help Prepare For Pest Damage To Fields, Crops

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/use-tools-help-prepare-pest-damage-fields-crops

    observation is consistent with our current standing for accumulated Growing Degree Days. The growing degree ... vary for different organisms and is determined through research and experimentation. In Ohio, we have ... happening versus what you are seeing. As of writing this article, our accumulated GDD count sits at 931, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sumer Is The Perfect Season For Homemade Ice Cream

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    plant.  Dairy products offer many nutrients, including calcium, phosphorus and Vitamin D to build strong ... ingredients was incorrect. During our summer events together, I’m sure the activities and traditions will have ...

  5. Hay! How You Gather and Store Yours Matters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-how-you-gather-and-store-yours-matters

    programs I would like to make you aware of.  First, the Richland County Soil and Water office will be ... contact the Paulding County Soil and Water office at 419-523-5159. The Wayne-Ashland Dairy Service Unit ... many of our local businesses.  The 2024 OSU Manure Science Review will be held at the Molly Caren ...

  6. A Balanced Life: Personal Wellness Is More Than Just Eating Vegetables

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/balanced-life-personal-wellness-more-just-eating-vegetables

    times, in our current state of busy lives, I’d venture to say that many of us don’t really give it much ... thought.  We might do our best to get some exercise or to eat a few more fruits and vegetables, but what is ... expensive outing (remember, we want to spend smart!). Some of our best times together have been planting ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    unmanaged, can present a significant challenge to the welfare and production of all our livestock species.  ... Fly control is not a one-and-done treatment strategy.  They require season-long management that may ... most economically damaging species for livestock.  Research has shown that calf weights can be reduced ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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