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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  2. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ... University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... soils if possible. Adequate soil moisture should be available 3 to 4 inches down in the soil, especially ...

  3. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    managed. Well-drained to moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for ... soils in late February and early March. Management Options: Opportunities and Challenges Forage chicory ... several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned Over the course of the ...

  4. Spray Irrigation of Reclaimed Wastewater for Rural Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-758

    even frozen soil. Water and nutrients do not run off except under very severe weather conditions. What ... Septic systems require deep permeable soil of at least 36 inches to treat and safely disperse wastewater ... onsite. However, in almost 85 percent of Ohio’s land area, the soil is too shallow to seasonal water ...

  5. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    soil, soil nutrient analysis by a reputable lab may be warranted. Building organic soil fertility with ... although they are not damaged. Management Avoid planting susceptible pines in areas that are prone to cool ... and wet weather in the spring followed by drought or dry soil conditions during the rest of the year. ...

  6. Purchasing Nutrients for Hay and Forage Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-7

    can best utilize nutrients, managing your nitrogen source, and comparing the total cost of fertilizer ... compare single nutrient fertilizers. Calculating Fertilizer Cost Based on Soil-Test Results Rarely do ... the nutrient level of the soil and the amounts of lime and fertilizers necessary to achieve ...

  7. Northern House Mosquito

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

    Diagnostic Clinic at ppdc.osu.edu for identification and management recommendations.  Figure 1. Adult female ... temperature, competition with other mosquito larvae, and available nutrients (Vinogradova 2000). Larvae shed ... nutrients necessary to develop eggs. Birds are preferred hosts, but humans and dogs are commonly accepted. ...

  8. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    these plots were managed differently: growing system, nutrient and irrigation regime, and variety ... often significant and immediate impacts on vegetable °Brix levels. In contrast, soil and crop nutrient ... selection, water and fertility management, and planting and harvest timing. All things being equal, varieties ...

  9. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    removes heat, helping to reduce heat stress. Fair managers should evaluate existing buildings for good air ... are not managed as the builders intended: Many older fair buildings are cavernous compared to those ... better environments. Proper management of shade devices: Many fair buildings utilize tarps to provide ...

  10. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    nutrient deficiency, homeowners may wish to apply mineral fertilizers for rapid, reliable growth responses, ... responsible for nutrient and water translocation (phloem and xylem) or structural support (heartwood), ... nutrient and water availability. Some trees may never completely close their wounds, depending on these and ...

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