Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations
wheat alfalfa michigan ohio indiana fertilizer recommendations soil nutrient management tri-state ... that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... a cornerstone for field crop soil fertility between Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. These recommendations were ...
Turning Crude Glycerin into Polyurethane Foam and Biopolyols
has become more pressing. Previous research has concentrated on using both chemical and biological ... research has demonstrated the potential for using crude glycerin as an alternative to petroleum for ... research and commercialization efforts relating to development of bio-based polyols or ...
The Biology of Soil Compaction
microbes, is a storehouse for nutrients, and keeps nutrients recycling within the soil. Humus or old carbon ... flourishing bacteria populations that thrive on high oxygen levels in the soil and the release of nutrients in ... after deep tillage as a function of subsequent cumulative rainfall. Soil and Tillage Research, 68, ...
Opportunities for Sub-surface Nutrient Placement in Ohio
ability to place fertilizer and other soil amendments below the soil surface can be a powerful tool for ... type equipment. B: “Zone Mixing” Type Equipment —mixes fertilizer and soil in a tilled zone generally ... a thorough mixing action on the soil while blending a liquid, or dry fertilizer or manure. Generally able to ...
Using Pasture Measurement to Improve Your Management
pasture fields can help with many management decisions graziers must make. Most graziers are familiar with ... help producers see trends in forage growth and enable them to adjust their management accordingly. All ... Management guru Peter Drucker said, “What gets measured gets changed.” Most graziers can easily identify some ...
Hops Downy Mildew
Management Hops downy mildew is best managed by integrating resistant varieties, cultural practices, and ... manage hops downy mildew in susceptible and some moderately resistant cultivars. Begin applications as ... fall. Commercial growers can consult the Ohio Hop Disease Management Guide (Plant Pathology Series No. ...
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Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis
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 ...
Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot of Grape
"dead-arm," which was thought to be caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola. In 1976, researchers demonstrated ... rot has been observed in several Ohio vineyards. Research has shown that berry infection can occur ... planting sites with direct, all-day sunlight (avoid shade). Good soil drainage and air circulation are also ...
Cover Crop Fundamentals
spring, loss of soil from erosion is greatly reduced. 3. Fertility improvements —Legumes can add ... nutrients. 4. Suppress weeds —A dense stand of winter rye or other cover crop can suppress weeds by soil ... matter content of the soil. Overall, as the cost of fertilizer and herbicides continue to increase, the ...