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  1. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Soybean Foliar Products

    https://hardin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soybean-foliar-products

    fungicide, insecticide, and fertilizer. Before we jump into the potential yield outcomes of these products, ... measured a yield response to manganese foliar fertilizer in two out of 20 Ohio environments. Soybeans are ... most likely to respond to foliar fertilizer when there are visual symptoms of deficiency. Interveinal ...

  4. Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-7

    can best utilize nutrients, managing your nitrogen source, and comparing the total cost of fertilizer ... compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... the nutrient level of the soil and the amounts of lime and fertilizers necessary to achieve ...

  5. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    certain levels of soil nutrients to thrive. Soil nutrients and fertility may fluctuate during the growing ... Other Woody Plant Management – Standard Practices (Soil Management a. Modification, b. Fertilization ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  6. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    important soil measurements that help determine how a soil is managed and fertilized. While standard soil ... Capacity (CEC) Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a fundamental soil property used to predict plant nutrient ... availability and retention in the soil. It is the potential of available nutrient supply, not a direct ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... vineyards to monitor the overall balance of major nutrients and soil pH, a primary determinant of nutrient ... availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ...

  8. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  9. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  10. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... tainted water, or through produce irrigated or fertilized with feces from infected swine herds. Currently ... shellfish such as oysters and on strawberries that were fertilized with infected pig manure (Meng 2011).  ...

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