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  1. Barley as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0113

    Sept. 28 Upright growth habit: 1.5–3.0 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of ... cover crop barley. Drought tolerance Very good Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Good Low fertility ... inches). Table 2. Rating the attributes of cover crop barley. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Alfalfa Weevil is Active Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/alfalfa-weevil-active-across-ohio

    Pest Management Guide” (https://aginsects.osu.edu/extension-publications/msuosu-ipm-guide) ...

  4. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  5. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    network relies on Extension educators, state specialists, and research station managers to supply trap ... develop quickly.   Monitoring SWD Monitoring adult and larval SWD is essential for efficient management ... detection of SWD in fruiting systems by one to two weeks, which is critical for management decisions; ...

  6. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    feeder, requiring a high level of nutrients. Have the soil tested and analyzed for site-specific ... recommendations for fertilizer applications. Contact your local OSU Extension office for information on soil ... based on the soil test. Soils higher in organic matter will generally need fewer applied nutrients ...

  7. The Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Children with ADHD

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1003

    diet supplies a higher amount of the most beneficial nutrients. Research shows that many children with ... FCS-1003 Family and Consumer Sciences 06/16/2022 Marino H. Markho, Undergraduate Research ... Assistant, College of Education and Human Ecology Lisa M. Robinette and Sarah Beth Dunn, Graduate Research ...

  8. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    soils with subsurface drainage has been linked to contamination of the effluent with nutrients (Cook and ... mineral fertilizer. The fact that liquid animal manure nutrients can be safely land recycled in some ... system that needs to be managed. Soil texture, available water holding capacity, tillage history, as well ...

  9. Farm Accounting with Quicken

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farmaccountingwithquicken

    questions and requests to: Wm. Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Field Specialist, Farm Management ...

  10. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-2

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in ... the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Agricultural Research Stations ...

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