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  1. A Balanced Life: Personal Wellness Is More Than Just Eating Vegetables

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/balanced-life-personal-wellness-more-just-eating-vegetables

    times, in our current state of busy lives, I’d venture to say that many of us don’t really give it much ... thought.  We might do our best to get some exercise or to eat a few more fruits and vegetables, but what is ... expensive outing (remember, we want to spend smart!). Some of our best times together have been planting ...

  2. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    fertilizers soil nutrient availability water-soluble fertilizers Horticulture and Crop Science ... involve sustainable practices and materials. Nutrient Ratios Sustainable fertilizers tend to have smaller ... nutrient ratios. Examples of sustainable fertilizers are Sustane 8-4-4, Scotts Miracle-Gro Organic Choice ...

  3. Hops Downy Mildew

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-49

    Management Hops downy mildew is best managed by integrating resistant varieties, cultural practices, and ... manage hops downy mildew in susceptible and some moderately resistant cultivars. Begin applications as ... fall. Commercial growers can consult the Ohio Hop Disease Management Guide (Plant Pathology Series No. ...

  4. Fall Strip Tillage Systems: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-507

    (warmer, mellow seed bed) banding of fertilizer –placing nutrients near crop roots may allow reduced rates ... Tillage–Strip Tillage Series, agry.purdue.edu/soils_judging/new_manual/ch3-Tillage.html Ohio On-Farm Research ... Engineering Strip tillage is a relatively new soil conservation system useful for today’s farmers. In Ohio it ...

  5. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    unmanaged, can present a significant challenge to the welfare and production of all our livestock species.  ... Fly control is not a one-and-done treatment strategy.  They require season-long management that may ... most economically damaging species for livestock.  Research has shown that calf weights can be reduced ...

  6. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    network relies on Extension educators, state specialists, and research station managers to supply trap ... develop quickly.   Monitoring SWD Monitoring adult and larval SWD is essential for efficient management ... detection of SWD in fruiting systems by one to two weeks, which is critical for management decisions; ...

  7. Controlled-Release Fertilizers in the Production of Container-Grown Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1260

    intensively managed requiring high amounts of fertilizer for appropriate quality growth. Nutrients are ... a fertilizer release these nutrients to the water surrounding the roots?" Fertilizers differ in the rate ... at which their nutrients dissolve into water in the root zone. Water-soluble fertilizers (WSFs) ...

  8. Organic Matter Key In Soil Health- Here Are Signs To Look For

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/organic-matter-key-soil-health-here-are-signs-look

    whether or not our decisions around soil health management are effective and recognizable. The Natural ... soils. Organic matter in our soils increases the water holding capacity, is a source of nutrients that ... for decomposing crop residues, cycling nutrients, creating pore space for water infiltration and soil ...

  9. Forest Management

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

    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 technical forestry ... management of a forest to achieve the owner's objectives." Stated more simply, forest management is ...

  10. Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-96

    philosophy in Ohio for crop nutrient management is to apply phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer or ... cheiodasideia.libertar.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Knotts-Handbook-for-Vegetable-Growers-2012.pdf New England Vegetable Management Guide: nevegetable.org/cultural-practices/removal-nutrients-soil ... recommendations for other agronomic crops grown in Ohio. Crop Nutrient Management Philosophy  The current ...

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