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  1. 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 ...

  2. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    grow for the next 10 years, but should be cut. Notice that the quality of both of our yellow-poplar ... volume). What happens to our financial maturity analysis if this occurs? To answer this question, ... let's look at another tree in our woodland, a 17-inch-dbh white oak that contains two merchantable logs, ...

  3. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    industry, and can help woodland owners better understand and manage their forest resource.What can you ... forester. A woodland owner should utilize a professional forester to develop a management plan and to assist ... with forest management activities such as timber harvests and tree planting. Measuring Tree Diameter ...

  4. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

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

    Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient Management. (6th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: ... soil conditions to thrive. Throughout Ohio and many other parts of the Midwest surface soils are ... neutral to slightly alkaline. Elemental sulfur can be applied as a soil amendment to decrease the pH or ...

  5. Buckwheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0122

    window (state average): June 11–Sept. 28 Semi-upright to upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil ... tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Expected winterkill ... of cover crop buckwheat. Nitrogen scavenger Good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Excellent Quick ...

  6. 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 ... harvest as nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  7. Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0119

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: up to 8 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... traits of cover crop sudangrass. Heat tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility ... soil organic matter and reducing compaction. There is potential for prussic acid poisoning in livestock ...

  8. Pearl Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0117

    establishment window (state average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 ... Excellent Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at ½–1 inch 10–15 ... specific. Table 2. Rating the attributes of cover crop pearl millet. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil ...

  9. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    nutrients is most suitable. If you have heavy clay soil in your garden, one option is to add organic matter, ... soil samples. The soil test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient ... prior to planting gives you a baseline for better understanding your soil needs. Proper fertilization ...

  10. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ... Global Insecticide Product Development Manager, FMC Corporation, Stine Research Center, Newark, Delaware ... fertilizers, can also be applied using drones. This publication emphasizes using drones to spray liquid ...

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