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  1. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic considerations for hops ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... planted hops.  Weed seeds can remain dormant in the soil until conditions are ideal for germination. Weed ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    reduce grass and weed competition in food plots (image seven).   Fertilizer spreader —Nutrients in the ... dealers and soil and water conservation districts have equipment rental programs that may fit your need. ... enhance soil-to-seed contact when small seeds are being planted. Small Food Plot Equipment ATV —A medium- ...

  4. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    over-nourishment can be prevented with a well-balanced diet that contains the nutrients you need to stay healthy as ... you age. The best diet for healthy aging is one that is nutrient-dense. A nutrient-dense eating ... pattern contains a variety of nutrient-rich foods that meet your daily calorie needs without providing too ...

  5. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  6. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    plan fertilizer applications and meet soil nutrient needs. Users select a crop and the desired yield ... applications (e.g. Apps) developed and offered to support nutrient management continues to grow. Many of these ... used by farmers or their agronomic consultants to help with nutrient management including planning, ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... vineyards to monitor the overall balance of major nutrients and soil pH, a primary determinant of nutrient ... availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ...

  8. 2021 CFAES Alumni Award honorees announced

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/december-2020/2021-cfaes-alumni-award-honorees-announced

    Dairy, and Poultry Science, Belo Horizonte, Brazil Yuri Zinn,  PhD ’05 Soil Science, Lavras, Brazil Young ...

  9. 4-H Celebration of Youth raises over $137,000 for 4-H Youth Development programs!

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/october-2021/4-h-celebration-youth-raises-over-137000-4-h-youth-development

    for their support and dedication. Visit our Celebration of Youth page for a list of sponsors. We hope ...

  10. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    their own decision based on scientific research/suggestions and personal observations. Fertilization ... research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... nutrient levels. They may have to experiment with the fertility program based on the levels established for ...

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