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  1. Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0127

    fertilizer replacement). Nitrogen release can vary considerably depending on stand density and growth, soil ... average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 16–20 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... clover. Nitrogen source Good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good ...

  2. Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0123

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches In a mix: ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...

  3. Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0134

    (state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... Excellent Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival ... fertilizer replacement). Additional performance information: Deep-rooted after establishment Contains ...

  4. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    soil. Without oxygen, the plant cannot perform critical life sustaining functions; e.g., nutrient and ... kingcorn.org/news/timeless/PondingYoungCorn.html (URL verified 1/19/17) Farm Management corn agronomy flooding ponding saturated soil ... Geyer, Research Assistant, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science The extent to which flooding ...

  5. Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0115

    habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop Japanese millet. Heat ... tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... cutting increases root penetration. Japanese millet tolerates wet soils, flooding, and ponding. Japanese ...

  6. Oats as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0116

    average): July 2–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... Flood tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Some oat varieties may overwinter ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a nitrogen (N) starter fertilizer when ...

  7. Sorghum-Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0118

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 8–12 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at ½–1½ inches 16–30 lb./acre (pure ... closer than 6 inches to the soil surface to ensure growth. Brown midrib hybrids are available for higher ...

  8. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    ; however, they will be most productive on sandy loam soils that contain organic matter and plant nutrients ... determine soil pH and nutrient levels. Add all of the lime or sulfur to adjust soil pH and then add any ... necessary nutrients according to soil test recommendations. Plant raspberry bushes on ridges or in raised ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Growing Cauliflower in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1613

    Cauliflower grows well in fertile, well-drained, moist soils with plenty of organic matter. Mulching around ... into the soil about 2 weeks before transplanting. When transplanting, use a liquid starter fertilizer ... adequate if an equal amount of rainfall does not occur. Soil pH should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8 ...

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