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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. It's Patio Grilling Season, And Here Are Tips To Ward Off The Germs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/its-patio-grilling-season-and-here-are-tips-ward-germs

    Germs are everywhere, in the air, soil, and water, and they grow faster during the summer because it’s ...

  10. 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 ...

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