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  1. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ... mainly dependent on soil fertility at the time of planting and the types of cash crops being grown. To ...

  2. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    add nitrogen fertilizer to the manure/sawdust mix or to the soil. The added nitrogen can be used by ... soil nitrogen from the growing crops. The fertilizer should be added to the manure prior to spreading ... it on the soil. Another option is to work the fertilizer into the soil after the manure has been ...

  3. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    States Department of Agriculture, Application Technology Research Unit (USDA ARS) in Wooster, Ohio. This ... soil heat flux is not considered. Greenhouse heat-loss properties are determined based on geometry of ... (replacement cycle) need to be considered when selecting glazing. In our example simulation we used ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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- ...

  10. FULL: Hypertufa Container Workshop

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/full-hypertufa-container-workshop-0

    like to be on our waitlist or to be contacted the next time this workshop is offered. Thank you for ...

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