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  1. Ohio 4-H Foundation History

    https://ohio4h.org/foundation/foundation-events/celebration-youth/2022-celebration-youth-highlights/ohio-4-h-foundation

    The theme for the 2022 Celebration of Youth was "Honoring our Past and Zipping into the ... Heart, Hands and Health in our Youth" from 1967 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes from September ...

  2. Oilseed Radish Cover Crop

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-5

    soil quality for economic crop production. It has the ability to recycle soil nutrients, suppress weeds ... soil are rapidly absorbed by this cover crop, thus preventing leaching or runoff of nutrients into ... of excess soil nutrients in biomass is one of the most important features of this cover crop. When ...

  3. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    soils with subsurface drainage has been linked to contamination of the effluent with nutrients (Cook and ... mineral fertilizer. The fact that liquid animal manure nutrients can be safely land recycled in some ... system that needs to be managed. Soil texture, available water holding capacity, tillage history, as well ...

  4. Butler County hosts inaugural AgFest

    https://ohio4h.org/october-2022/butler-county-hosts-inaugural-agfest

    Pathways program manager, provided youth the opportunity to complete the “Pick Your Path” survey. This tool ... through grants provided by the Ohio 4-H Foundation. Grants like these are made possible by our many ...

  5. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... annual ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially ...

  6. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    and the choice of log stacking method can greatly reduce the need for management activities such as ... humidity might be more favorable and require less active management. A laying yard located behind the north ... ground. This difference is more pronounced on some sites than others. Wet or heavy soil and low vegetation ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0042

    stored enough nutrients to form mushrooms. When mushrooms appear, you know the log has fully colonized. ... 2013. Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation in the Northeastern United States. ... Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education. Burlington, VT: The University of Vermont. ...

  8. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    mushroom production should be harvested as part of an overall forest management plan. Individuals ... selecting the appropriate trees. For more information on forest management, read fact sheet " Forest ... Management " (F-34), available at ohioline.osu.edu. Suitable Tree Species The hardwood tree family most ...

  9. Water Effects on Livestock Performance

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-13

    increase nutrient distribution throughout the field. Through management of available water and tank ... livestock productivity. Management of the water source can lead to more uniform distribution of nutrients ... dramatically than any other nutrient deficiency (Boyles). Water constitutes approximately 60 to 70 percent of ...

  10. Preparing Your Dairy Herd for the Fall Football Season

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-your-dairy-herd-fall-football-season

    summer heat, cow fertility, hoof quality, bird infestations, and new corn silage are among factors to ... prepare.  Day Length The most consistent research response many university and farm data in the northern ... intake and priority of nutrient demand to milk production. As day length shortens, the cow body condition ...

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