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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. 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 ...

  3. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    surface of soil particles and consume the wastewater organic matter and nutrients as their food. Organic ... neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

  4. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    Specialist, Forestry What is forest management? If you were to ask a forester to define forest management ... , he/she would probably tell you something like: "Forest management is the application of appropriate ... etc.) to the management of a forest to achieve the owner's objectives." Stated more simply, ...

  5. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ...

  6. Management Considerations for the Cribbing Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-89

    & Management, Ohio State ATI Note: This article was originally peer reviewed and published through ... (Wickens & Heleski, 2010), therefore aspects of human management may cause cribbing behavior. Specific ... Researchers have conflicting opinions on whether preventing a horse from cribbing is stressful for the horse. ...

  7. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    seeding Topsoil depth, CEC, soil productivity, organic matter. Variable-rate nutrient application based on ... data. Most Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) and GIS software packages can create soil EC maps ... precision nutrient management, these sensors also assist with irrigation management by depicting changes in ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    Ag Crops and Livestock organic manure compost nitrogen soil nutrient management plan plant-available ... is a challenging obstacle for producers. A nutrient management plan needs to consider the following ... prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ...

  10. Tree University: Investing in Trees for Health, Safety, and Equity

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/tree-university-investing-trees-health-safety-and-equity

    1-hour webinar with Rosalie Hendon, Environmental Planner and project manager of Columbus' first ... UFMP Project manager Rosalie Hendon will detail challenges, opportunities, and early wins that Columbus ... April 2021. Rosalie Hendon is the project manager of Columbus’ first Urban Forestry Master Plan. An ...

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