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  1. Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0109

    hay fertility livestock nutrient management grass legume soil testing Agriculture and Natural ... Nutrient management of grass, legume, or mixed legume grass hay crops begins with soil testing for pH and ... sample year to the next, allowing farmers to track soil fertility changes based on management practices. ...

  2. Annual Ryegrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0112

    inches Preferred soil pH: 6.0 – 7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop annual ryegrass. Shade ... 2. Rating the attributes of cover crop annual ryegrass. Nitrogen scavenger Excellent Soil builder ... Soil Impacts Subsoiler Excellent Frees phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) Very good Compaction fighter ...

  3. Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513

    fertility program starts with a representative soil sample that is used to develop nutrient recommendations. ... Grid Sampling Zone Management Sampling Strengths Non-mobile nutrients P, K and pH Soil test levels ... zone management algae growth fertile soil no-till systems composite sample crop debris Agriculture and ...

  4. Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0111

    efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/api/CPSFile/31435/590_OH_OTH_Nutrient_Management_Assesing_Nutrient_Loss_b. Wang, Y. T., Zhang T. Q., O'Halloran I. P., Tan C. S., Hu Q. C. & Reid D. K. (2011). Soil ... practices beyond 4R nutrient management (right source, right rate, right time, and right place) may be ... for subsurface drainage between 112 to 200 ppm (Table 1). Guidelines for nutrient management planning ...

  5. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5814

    Garden Cover crops can be an excellent way to build soil organic matter, recycle nutrients, and control ... practices, fertilizer and compost additions, and crops grown will all impact the introduction and management ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ...

  6. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    Ensure ideal soil condition and fertility. Ideal nutrient conditions are a pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 ... monitor the soil fertility. If soil test results call for it, amend the soil with composted organic ... material to help condition the soil and improve its water and nutrient-holding capacity. The above ...

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

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

    moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for optimal growth. Both spring ... of other forage species is limited. Depending upon the soil fertility and the amount of nitrogen ... several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned Over the course of the ...

  8. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    they provide in order to make better nutrient management decisions on your farm. Some soil test report ... and Livestock fertilizer soil fertility soil test soil test report soil nutrients laboratory nutrient ... formats differ, any standard soil test report has the critical information needed to make a nutrient ...

  9. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    ecosystems, especially with the soil biology to enhance the efficiency of agricultural management practices. ... reactions, such as soil organic matter decomposition and nutrient cycling. Aggregates: Primary soil particles ... Soil organic matter decomposition releases nutrients, especially N, but it also destroys soil structure ...

  10. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    can exceed 90°F. Depending upon the soil fertility and the amount of nitrogen applied, total forage DM ... x sudangrass forage across several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned ... management system. Our on-farm experience in Ohio over the course of two years demonstrated that there are ...

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