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  1. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... limiated use of fertilizers and pesticides.  The major principles of this approach are to build a healthy ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  2. Two-Stage Ditch Symposium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/stream-systems/two-stage-ditch-symposium

    agricultural land. Some researchers and soil and water managers are taking a closer look at the design of ... aquatic habitat and sediment and nutrient storage functions to our agricultural drainage networks. The ... constructed and maintained to maximize the transport of water off of the land to improve soil conditions for ...

  3. Large Crabgrass

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/large-crabgrass

    Seeds are shiny, yellowish-brown and are 2-3 mm long. Management Cultural Practices Elevated mowing ... heights and judicious nitrogen fertilization can be extremely effective at reducing competition from ... crabgrass. Research studies have shown up to 95% reduction in crabgrass when mowing height is increased from ...

  4. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... This webinar was offered in February of 2011 as part of the webinar series "Research to ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  5. Changes Made to Rules on Applying Fertilizer

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/changes-made-rules-applying-fertilizer

    decide. Those who apply fertilizer on 50 or more acres now have the option to take an exam or attend ...

  6. FY19-FY24 Extension and Research Prioritization Survey

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/fy19-fy24-extension-and-research-prioritization-survey

    for both enology and viticulture extension and research programs for Ohio’s grape and wine industry. ... which will then ultimately shape the industries extension and research programs over the course of the ... research needs of the industry moving forward. Survey Link: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3915986/FY19-FY24 ...

  7. Field Bindweed

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/field-bindweed

    parking lots, and waste areas. It prefers rich, fertile soils but can also persist on poor, gravelly ... soils. Plant description Description Field bindweed is a twining perennial vine. Characteristics ... more below the soil surface. Lateral roots are shallow and comprise most of the root mass. Rhizomes ...

  8. Canada Thistle

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm/weeds/canada-thistle

    dunes, but the conditions it prefers are clay- loam soils, ample moisture, and full sun. Plant ... (pappus) is attached to one end. Management Cultural Practices The key principle to Canada thistle control ... is to stress the plant and force it to use stored root nutrients. Canada thistle can recover from ...

  9. Dr. Doug Doohan

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/dr-doug-doohan

    is 75% extension and 25% research with major responsibility for weed management in fruit and ... research and extension education focused on helping farmers better understand and manage diverse risks ... ranging from pest management to food safety to financial decision making. Current projects include: Our ...

  10. IPM

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ipm

    management needs of the grape industry.    Our Team        Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey Dr. Doug Doohan Dr. ... What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? IPM is a pest management program that integrates ... Ohio Grape IPM Program will provide information and resources for managing diseases, insects, and ...

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