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  1. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    their own decision based on scientific research/suggestions and personal observations. Fertilization ... research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... nutrient levels. They may have to experiment with the fertility program based on the levels established for ...

  2. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    different types of soil. However, best results are obtained when the plants are grown in loose, fertile ... 5.8 to 6.5. If the extent of soil acidity or fertility is unknown, it is suggested that the soil be ... Request special tests for organic matter and boron. Lime and fertilizers should be applied to soils ...

  3. Rapeseed as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0126

    25–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 3–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–8.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover ... crop rapeseed. Heat tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance ... crop rapeseed. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter ...

  4. Fall Armyworm in Ohio Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0093

    strong sustained wind patterns that bring adults to our region, and hot local conditions (a hot summer ... complete their development, they pupate (the transformation stage preceding moth emergence) in the soil ... during an extended warm fall before freezing temperatures kill them. Research is underway to better ...

  5. Abnormal Ears in Corn—When and Why Do They Develop?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0139

    reducing productivity and spurring research about the underlying causes. Distinct differences exist between ... reduced grain quality could also be expected. Recent research confirmed that ear abnormalities are the ... environment (e.g., stress factors), and management practices (Ortez et al., 2023). For example, crop stress ...

  6. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    to avoid hot summer temperatures. Cabbage grows well in fertile, well-drained, moist soils with ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ... fertilizer thoroughly into the soil about 2 weeks before transplanting.  When transplanting, use a liquid ...

  7. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    management is required with routine applications of fertilizer. Most varieties respond well to a mowing ... soils of medium-to-high fertility.  Diseases that frequently occur on PRG include:  Red Thread ... suggesting that soil compaction and sward density affect rhizome development. Research to date has suggested ...

  8. Developing a Farm Digital Strategy 2 – Precision Technology and Data Generation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-556

    soil fertility, pesticides applied, fertilizer applied, scouting information, and more. Data generated ... and other technologies work collaboratively to provide farmers with details about soil nutrients ... machinery easily. Furthermore, original equipment managers (OEMs), agriculture technology providers (ATPs), ...

  9. Free, Online Data and Tools for the Agricultural Community

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55204

    and planning the use and management of land or soil. Examples include:  Land Classification: Specific ... land use and management groups can be assigned based on soil properties. For example, it can help ... by water) vs. non-hydric soils (Figure 3).  Land Management: Soil response (e.g., erosion, leaching, ...

  10. Management of Nutrition Incentives at Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4116

    requires farmers markets interested in offering nutrition incentives to have the capacity to manage the ... a customer service booth. Staff managing this process should be trained to properly run SNAP transactions, ... usually provided by the market manager before the market season begins. Managers can help staff or ...

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