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  1. Precision Agriculture Tools for On-Farm Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-558

    evaluating input rates (i.e., fertilizer and seed) and management practices such as tillage. In these studies ... research have been used to improve input management and profitability. However, this type of research ... FABE-558 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/27/2022 Alysa Gauci; Graduate Research Associate; ...

  2. The Role of Micronutrients in Equine Nutrition

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1021

    species, soil fertility, weather, etc. The only way to know mineral content of your forage is to test it. ... helps identify nutrient deficiencies. Some geographic locations lack minerals in the soil (e.g., copper, ... total diet. The National Research Council’s Nutrient Requirements of Horses (2007) lists macromineral ...

  3. Growing Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1423

    fertility program, follow an effective pest management program and properly prune grapevines annually. ... fertilizer and lime (or sulfur) recommendations. Grapes typically perform best where the soil pH is between ... important that cultural practices of maintaining soil fertility, weed control, soil moisture conservation, ...

  4. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    seeding Topsoil depth, CEC, soil productivity, organic matter. Variable-rate nutrient application based on ... data. Most Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) and GIS software packages can create soil EC maps ... precision nutrient management, these sensors also assist with irrigation management by depicting changes in ...

  5. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    forestland could benefit from timber stand improvement (TSI) or related forest-management practices. One of ... but research has indicated that it is not financially sustainable for commercial operations. Elm, soft ... nutrients. Fruiting occurs primarily in the wet, cool seasons (spring and autumn), but adequate rainfall ...

  6. Wastewater Management in Rural Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-750

    management option, the following components are necessary: appropriate soil and lot size for onsite ... Table 1. Minimum Technology and Management Recom​mendations Suited to Ohio’s Soil Natural Resource. Soil ... Natural Resource Onsite Treatment Technology Level of Management Deep, Permeable Soil (at least 3 feet to ...

  7. Sudden Oak Death (aka Ramorum blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-05

    many Phytophthora species, which infect hosts through soil and water, P. ramorum also infects hosts ... aboveground portions directly or produce motile zoospores that spread in soil and water. Zoospores also infect ... from the accumulation of infectious propagules in the water or soil, although this has not yet been ...

  8. Rhizoctonia Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybeans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-1

    residue to degrade. Improve soil drainage. Test soil to ensure proper pH and fertility. Be careful to not ... the soilborne fungus Rhizoctonia solani, which is present in all Ohio soils. Rhizoctonia damping-off ... reddish-brown cankers on the lower stem near the soil surface and irregular or stunted growth (Figure 1). Older ...

  9. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    surface of soil particles and consume the wastewater organic matter and nutrients as their food. Organic ... neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

  10. 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 ...

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