2019 Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Pests Workshop
key practices in monitoring, identifying, and managing the spotted-wing Drosophilia and Brown ... vigilant for this potentially new pest of grapes, hops, apples, and cherries. ...
Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Insects Workshop
tree fruit & hop crops-Overview of distribution and biology-Monitoring techniques-Management ... highlights recent research results and reviews the latest recommendations for key practices in monitoring, ... identifying, and managing the spotted-wing Drosophila and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug on fruit and vegetable ...
Changes Made to Rules on Applying Fertilizer
decide. Those who apply fertilizer on 50 or more acres now have the option to take an exam or attend ... yet ensure that those who are applying fertilizer know the safest measures. The exam option was one of ... the rule changes on fertilizer certification that went into effect Oct. 1. The other changes include ...
Register Soon for Greenhouse Hydroponics Workshop
soil. The event is Feb. 8-9 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), part of ... Ohio soon. Registration is open for The Ohio State University’s 2018 Greenhouse Management Workshop, ... recirculating water full of nutrients; or rooted in an inert growing medium, such as coco coir (coconut shell ...
research based technical information on plant production and management techniques; identifying and ... “Green Industry.” It includes businesses in general landscape management, nursery management and plant ... production, turf management (e.g. lawn care, sod farms, etc.), tree care, and floriculture (e.g. greenhouses, ...
Chow Line: Growing Giant Pumpkins
water. Fertilizer and lime: When planting, you’ll need to have the soil tested to determine whether lime ... and fertilizers are needed based on your soil requirements. Planting and space requirements: The ... pumpkins on display. Now my son wants to grow giant pumpkins like that in our backyard. Is that possible? ...
Soil health at risk on fallow fields
a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ... risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... fungi in the soil to die off, harming the soil’s ability to support a healthy crop, Culman said. ...
Ohio State Organic Experts Among OEFFA Conference Speakers
CFAES, “Can Urban Soils Be Made Healthy for Farming?” (Feb. 17, 3:30 p.m.). Goland said research on ... soils, sometimes present in cities, healthy for urban farming. How a new perennial grain could have ... double uses, as food for people and forage for livestock, and also double benefits, helping soil and ...
How Do I Become a Master Gardener?
Soil Fertility Basic Entomology Basic Plant Pathology Plant Disease Diagnosis Integrated Pest ... to contact our facility with any questions about our programs and services to the community. We are ... are oriented to Extension and the Master Gardener Program: Basic Botany Plant Physiology Soils and ...
When Weed Killers Miss Their Mark
cover crops and nutrient management, during the 56th annual Farm Science Review Sept. 18-20 at the Molly ... how nutrient levels within a field can differ significantly. “I can look across a field and see waves ... too much of the key nutrient. Those differences underscore the need for a farmer to apply different ...