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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Radish as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0125

    Upright growth habit: 12–18 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... excellent for early interseeding. It is good at scavenging but will release nutrients before crop growing ... Very good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Very good Grazing Good Quick growth Very good Cash crop ...

  4. Wheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0121

    habit: 3–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop wheat. Heat tolerance ... Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... attributes of cover crop wheat. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Excellent ...

  5. Triticale as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0120

    Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop triticale. Heat tolerance Good Drought ... tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... triticale. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Excellent Weed fighter Very ...

  6. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Anything that ... their work. The resulting decomposed matter, which often ends up looking like fertile garden soil, is ... nutrients (particularly in sandy soils), and adding essential nutrients to any soil. Improving your soil is ...

  7. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    reduce grass and weed competition in food plots (image seven).   Fertilizer spreader —Nutrients in the ... dealers and soil and water conservation districts have equipment rental programs that may fit your need. ... enhance soil-to-seed contact when small seeds are being planted. Small Food Plot Equipment ATV —A medium- ...

  8. Produce Safety and Flooded Fields

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-27

    Science in the Public Interest. National Organic Program Soil Fertility and Crop Nutrient Management ... Water travels and collects contaminants that will sully produce and can settle onto plants and soil as ... risk. 2. Likelihood of crops absorbing or internalizing contaminants from floodwater or flooded soil: a. ...

  9. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    Research Center are to use one tap for trees 10 to 12 inches in diameter, two taps for trees greater than ...

  10. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    managed. Commercial poultry producers maintain flocks within buildings for their entire production cycle. ...

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