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  1. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    seed mix, site managers should consider the soil type, pH, prior crop history, and shading of the stand ... growing season. Soil tests should be taken every three years and fertilizer applications should be ... provides immediate environmental benefits and promotes long-term soil health. Additional research and ...

  2. Putting MyPlate on Your Table: Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SS-152-15

    Vegetables offer many benefits, as they have a high nutrient content. Nutrients commonly found in vegetables ... a great deal of nutrients and only contain few calories and very little fat, they are an important part of ... weight management. People who eat vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are more likely to have ...

  3. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Long-Legged Flies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-69

    females typically lay their eggs in moist soils, or in some cases under the bark of trees. The larvae are ... predators, feeding on soil- or bark-dwelling invertebrates, and the pupae are also found in the soil (Figure ... fly larvae (left) and pupa (right), both of which reside in the soil or under bark but are not ...

  4. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    plant nutrients become food for the microbes in the soil. Soil organic matter (SOM) is basically all the ... the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Soil Organic Matter Nutrients The nutrients in the soil have a current ... active carbon recycle and release more nutrients for plant growth than soils that are biologically ...

  5. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Moth: The Sphinx Moths of Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0094

    ENT-0094 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/18/2023 Iliana Moore, Research Senior Technician; ... Entomological Research Foundation. Villanueva, R. (2013). Tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Linnaeus), and tomato ...

  6. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    FABE-662.2 01/11/2021 Shyam Sivaprasad, Graduate Research Associate, The Ohio State University Dr. ... Ashish Manandhar, Postdoctoral Researcher, The Ohio State University Dr. Ajay Shah, Associate Professor, ... phosphorus from agriculture runoffs, and a soil amendment [4]. The distribution of solid, liquid, and gaseous ...

  7. Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5573

    breastfeeding are the most nutritionally demanding times of a woman's life. The body needs enough nutrients ... Pregnant and breastfeeding women need more nutrients than other women. It is important to consume balanced ... myplate.gov/life-stages/pregnancy-and-breastfeeding. The recommendations help moms choose healthy and nutrient-dense foods to meet their needs and ...

  8. Trenching and Excavation Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892284

    to the investigation of the incident. Fines may also be imposed. Soil is a very heavy material. It ... may weigh more than 100 pounds per cubic foot. A cubic yard of soil (3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft) contains 27 ... Wet soil, rocky soil, or rock is usually heavier. A worker can easily be crushed under the weight of ...

  9. Common Insects and Associated Pests Attacking Bedding Plants and Perennials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-65

    landscape. Beneficial honeybee visiting aster. In order to manage the activity and damage caused by these ... pests, you must understand "pest management" and learn how to properly identify each insect. ... "generalists" and will suggest methods of keeping them under control. Integrated Pest Management We now use the ...

  10. How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5586

    serving size is important to note because it influences the number of calories and all other nutrient ... would only get half the calories and other nutrients listed on the label. If a person ate two servings ... of the food (1⅓ cup), they would get twice the calories and other nutrients listed on the label. Some ...

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