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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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- ...

  10. 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 ...

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