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  1. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... establish good soil tilth. Some growers will plant a fall cover crop such as oats, annual rye, or clover to ...

  2. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    and August when temperatures can exceed 90°F. Depending upon the soil fertility and the amount of ... x sudangrass forage across several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned ... management system. Our on-farm experience in Ohio over the course of two years demonstrated that there are ...

  3. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    ecosystems, especially with the soil biology to enhance the efficiency of agricultural management practices. ... reactions, such as soil organic matter decomposition and nutrient cycling. Aggregates: Primary soil particles ... Soil organic matter decomposition releases nutrients, especially N, but it also destroys soil structure ...

  4. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    from the roots and root remnants in the soil. This spreading habit can establish thick, hard-to-manage ... odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/zoonotic-disease-program/resources/lyme-disease. USDA ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services). 2016. Barberry ... Ohio and surrounding states’ natural landscapes and forests. Recent research has indicated ...

  5. Precision Agriculture Tools for On-Farm Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-558

    evaluating input rates (i.e., fertilizer and seed) and management practices such as tillage. In these studies ... research have been used to improve input management and profitability. However, this type of research ... FABE-558 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/27/2022 Alysa Gauci; Graduate Research Associate; ...

  6. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    and subsequently increases pH, a major driver in nutrient availability. Managing pH in muck or organic ... beneficial for vegetable crops in organic soils made essential nutrients less available resulted in yields ... 14.9 15.9 2021 Beets 24.1 23.3 22.9 Conclusions This study demonstrated the importance of managing soil ...

  7. Overview and Cost of a Small-scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0105

    to universities. Discounts are usually offered because the items are for research studies. Our 2018 ... plants, lighting, and nutrient load in their system. The fish tank is stocked at research densities, not ... pest management strategies and costs when developing a budget. The cost for the system may increase ...

  8. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    nutrient deficiency, homeowners may wish to apply mineral fertilizers for rapid, reliable growth responses, ... responsible for nutrient and water translocation (phloem and xylem) or structural support (heartwood), ... nutrient and water availability. Some trees may never completely close their wounds, depending on these and ...

  9. Fall Strip Tillage Systems: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-507

    (warmer, mellow seed bed) banding of fertilizer –placing nutrients near crop roots may allow reduced rates ... www.agry.purdue.edu/soils_judging/new_manual/ch3-Tillage.html Ohio On-Farm Research results,  agcrops.osu.edu/on-farm-research Email contacts for more ... Away Cold Soil Concerns! Special No-Till Management Report No.15. Brookfield, Wisconsin: Lessiter ...

  10. Moderate Electric Fields (MEFs): A Fact Sheet for Food Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-270

    inactivated at a temperature of only 80 F after 10 minutes, while retaining the food’s nutrients. Electric ... processing is completed rapidly and uniformly. Shear-MEF ensures nutrient retention and maintains fresh-like ...

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