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  1. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    over-nourishment can be prevented with a well-balanced diet that contains the nutrients you need to stay healthy as ... you age. The best diet for healthy aging is one that is nutrient-dense. A nutrient-dense eating ... pattern contains a variety of nutrient-rich foods that meet your daily calorie needs without providing too ...

  2. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  3. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic considerations for hops ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... planted hops.  Weed seeds can remain dormant in the soil until conditions are ideal for germination. Weed ...

  4. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    plan fertilizer applications and meet soil nutrient needs. Users select a crop and the desired yield ... applications (e.g. Apps) developed and offered to support nutrient management continues to grow. Many of these ... used by farmers or their agronomic consultants to help with nutrient management including planning, ...

  5. Getting to the core of a more nutritious apple

    https://hcs.osu.edu/node/2466

    Read more Read more about apple research Ohio State scientists have developed a data analysis ...

  6. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... vineyards to monitor the overall balance of major nutrients and soil pH, a primary determinant of nutrient ... availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ... University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... soils if possible. Adequate soil moisture should be available 3 to 4 inches down in the soil, especially ...

  9. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  10. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    managed. Well-drained to moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for ... soils in late February and early March. Management Options: Opportunities and Challenges Forage chicory ... several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned Over the course of the ...

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