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  1. USDA Economic Research Service Dairy Outlook: November 2022

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/usda-economic-research-service-dairy-outlook

    University Extension The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) ... Anticipated milk price decreases and rising input costs make financial analysis, management, and planning even ... Budgets:  https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/enterprise-budgets   OSU Extension Ohio Ag Manager ...

  2. Dairy Margin Coverage 2023 Deadline Is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/dairy-margin-coverage-2023-deadline-fast-approaching

    Jason Hartschuh, Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University ... consider if this program will improve your risk management in 2023. For the current year, 2022, 73.17% of ... producers to participate in the other subsidized risk management programs that are administered through ...

  3. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ... mainly dependent on soil fertility at the time of planting and the types of cash crops being grown. To ...

  4. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    bacterial spores. Ongoing research suggests that PEF in combination with heat may inactivate bacterial ... spores, but more comprehensive research is needed before PEF can be used as a sterilization method. To ... 2018). PEF pretreatment facilitates the release of nutrients from fruits, vegetables, and herbs, thus ...

  5. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... tillage. Cover crops can help livestock farmers recapture manure nutrients and conserve soil by reducing ... Glen Arnold, Extension Field Specialist, Manure Management, Ohio State University Corn silage ...

  6. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    & Soil Fertility Specialist, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster. Energy and ... Panicum virgatum 3 to 7 feet Tolerates poorly drained and low fertility soils, occasional flooding, and ... fertilizers and can grow in low fertility soils. Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 3 to 6 feet Growth begins ...

  7. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate low-nutrient and low-moisture ... environments with adequate light. Where there are adequate amounts of nutrients, moisture, and light, it can ... exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, their preferential browsing on native ...

  8. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    little canopy on the fruit tree or vine. They eliminate contamination of soil from pesticides, a problem ... shown in Figure 37 is equipped with the recirculation system. Research indicates that tunnel sprayers ... conducted in a commercial apple orchard by the same researchers using three different sprayers equipped with ...

  9. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...

  10. Preservative-Treated Wood: A Sustainable Consumer Choice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-71-11

    plastic composites. This greatly enhances the life cycle management of treated wood. Conclusion Our wood ... aesthetically pleasing, and genetically diverse material we call wood. Unfortunately, our predominantly urban ... around our homes that lack treated wood's environmental friendliness and carbon neutrality. ...

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