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  1. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...

  2. Field Pea/Winter Pea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0130

    growth habit that can spread 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... field pea/winter pea. Drought tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Varies ... precipitation. Biomass breaks down quickly. Total nitrogen = 90–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...

  3. Ripe Rot of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0052

    pedicels or peduncles, but also overwinters in woody tissues and dormant buds. Management Cultivar ... the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide (Bulletin 506) and/or Developing an Effective Fungicide Spray ... The Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide (Bulletin 506) can be obtained from your county Extension ...

  4. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio’s Forests: Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-66

    in soil for 5 or more years. It is important to remove as much root as possible since garlic mustard ... not compost! Garlic mustard can also be cut a few inches above the soil surface just after the flower ... the size of the infestation, site conditions (topography, soil moisture, etc.), and access to and ...

  5. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    development, such as moisture management, access to sunlight, or air exchange. Did It Rain During Fruiting? ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... These competitors reduce space, decrease nutrients and utilize shiitake fungus food sources. Do not ...

  6. Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0127

    fertilizer replacement). Nitrogen release can vary considerably depending on stand density and growth, soil ... average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 16–20 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... clover. Nitrogen source Good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good ...

  7. Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0115

    habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop Japanese millet. Heat ... tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... cutting increases root penetration. Japanese millet tolerates wet soils, flooding, and ponding. Japanese ...

  8. Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5813

    ecosystem services. These services include the creation of oxygen, nutrient cycling, decomposition, and the ... plants can beautify our surroundings and create essential habitats for many creatures. Interest in using ... series are native to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil ...

  9. Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0123

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches In a mix: ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...

  10. Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0134

    (state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... Excellent Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival ... fertilizer replacement). Additional performance information: Deep-rooted after establishment Contains ...

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