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  1. Hops in Ohio: Beneficial Arthropods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-42

    Management in Hops. Washington Hop Commission. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture Insects and Pests hops ... chemicals that keep hop pests in check, there are also multiple arthropods throughout the hop yard that can ... OSU Extension fact sheet Hops in Ohio: Pests). By July, numbers can reach a level where predatory ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    foraging for soil nutrients. These networks release enzymes into the soil and break down complex molecules ... soil nutrients back to plant roots. Most hyphae are either pure white or yellow and are often ... mycorrhizae networks like a spider web to explore the soil profile for soil nutrients.  Photographed by Tim ...

  4. Assessing Farm Financial Health Using Your Balance Sheet

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0135

    Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension Eric Richer, Field Specialist, Farm Management, Ohio ... management and operation of a farm business. The other three are the income statement, cash flow statement, ... farms.extension.wisc.edu/files/2020/10/Part-II-Balance-Sheet-FINAL.pdf Farm Management balance sheet farm management financial statements farm assets liabilities net ...

  5. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ... University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... soils if possible. Adequate soil moisture should be available 3 to 4 inches down in the soil, especially ...

  6. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2012

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-11-12

    on a statewide survey conducted in 2012 of 122 farmers, custom operators, farm managers, and ... (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm Machinery Costs (extension.iastate.edu/agdm/crops/html/a3-29.html)   Average High ... Low Soil Preparation Stalk Chopper / Acre $10.40 $12.60 $8.30 Moldboard Plow /Acre $18.20 $23.30 ...

  7. Summer Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3082

    Practices. Management practices that promote adequate drainage, reduce soil compaction, and promote healthy ... patch, take-all patch, and spring dead spot are difficult to diagnose and manage. They are caused by ... by a change in environmental conditions or as a result of cultural management practices (Figure 1). ...

  8. Dollar Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3075

    resting bodies called stomata, which may live for long periods on grass clippings, in thatch, or in soil ... temperatures exceed 90 degrees F. Turfgrass growing under dry soil conditions is more susceptible than when ... adequate soil moisture is provided. Damage is usually more severe if there is a deficiency of nitrogen. ...

  9. Water Effects on Livestock Performance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-13

    increase nutrient distribution throughout the field. Through management of available water and tank ... livestock productivity. Management of the water source can lead to more uniform distribution of nutrients ... dramatically than any other nutrient deficiency (Boyles). Water constitutes approximately 60 to 70 percent of ...

  10. Proper Spinner-Disc Spreader Operation, Terms and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-563

    Crops and Livestock precision ag fertilizer corn soybeans wheat nutrient management agronomy Food, ... that impact accurate spreading of fertilizers. Spinner-disc spreaders are commonly used in commercial ... agriculture operations as a method to apply soil amendments in an economically conscious manner. Operating ...

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