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  1. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    spring, loss of soil from erosion is greatly reduced. 3. Fertility improvements —Legumes can add ... nutrients. 4. Suppress weeds —A dense stand of winter rye or other cover crop can suppress weeds by soil ... matter content of the soil. Overall, as the cost of fertilizer and herbicides continue to increase, the ...

  2. Research with Distinction

    https://entomology.osu.edu/courses/entmlgy-4999-7

    ENTMLGY 4999 Conducting and reporting research with distinction. Prereq: GPA 3.0 or above overall, ... at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forum. ...

  3. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    certain levels of soil nutrients to thrive. Soil nutrients and fertility may fluctuate during the growing ... Other Woody Plant Management – Standard Practices (Soil Management a. Modification, b. Fertilization ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  4. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-514

    define soil factors related to nutrient availability and holding capacity that should be considered as ... are given in Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa. Soil pH and ... indicators of the relative available nutrient levels in the soil and not equal to the total amounts of these ...

  5. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    important soil measurements that help determine how a soil is managed and fertilized. While standard soil ... Capacity (CEC) Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a fundamental soil property used to predict plant nutrient ... availability and retention in the soil. It is the potential of available nutrient supply, not a direct ...

  6. CARTEENS Class

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/carteens-class-82

    for a future session.  *This session will be held in person at our extension office, located at 2548 ...

  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. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    to avoid hot summer temperatures. Cabbage grows well in fertile, well-drained, moist soils with ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ... fertilizer thoroughly into the soil about 2 weeks before transplanting.  When transplanting, use a liquid ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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