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  1. 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:  ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Farm Science Review announces 2021 Hall of Fame inductees

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farm-science-review-announces-2021-hall-fame-inductees

    inductees being honored at a private event. Jim Karcher, Apple Creek Jim Karcher, former manager of grounds ... and experience as grounds manager, Karcher was instrumental in the selection and procurement of ... role in improving the show,” said Nick Zachrich, Farm Science Review manager. “Jim came up with many ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  6. 2021 Ladies on the Land workshops

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/2021-ladies-land-workshops

    Do you own, lease, or manage land? Would you like to increase your confidence, communcation ...

  7. Considering carbon markets? Look but don’t leap

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/considering-carbon-markets-look-don%E2%80%99t-leap

    specialist; Luke Crumley, director of public policy and nutrient management for the Ohio Corn and Wheat ... their soil, what practices for carbon capture would work on their farm, and how much they’d have to ... measures that store more carbon in plants and soil. When plants grow, they take up carbon dioxide through ...

  8. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    stress. Fair managers should evaluate existing buildings for good air exchange and air movement, and make ... managed as the builders intended: Many older fair buildings are cavernous compared to those constructed ... better environments. Proper management of shade devices: Many fair buildings utilize tarps to provide ...

  9. Ohio 4-H School Garden Conference is Oct. 22

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-4-h-school-garden-conference-is-oct-22

    and learn more about nature. Research shows that school gardens can also support and encourage healthy ... gardening a solid part of the culture in our state,” she said. “By teaching adults to use gardening as ...

  10. New Ohio initiatives to address farm stress

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-ohio-initiatives-address-farm-stress

    Network. “Our farmers and producers are facing incredible stressors,” said Cathann A. Kress, vice president ... well-being. When our farmers are supported, we all benefit.” Under this project, OSU Extension’s ... farming community. begin to build infrastructure for CEU management. provide education and outreach of ...

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