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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. ACEL to celebrate National Teach Ag Day, host info session

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/acel-celebrate-national-teach-ag-day-host-info-session

    and our application process. Any high school or college students interested in learning more about ... preserving our natural resources while feeding the world. This learning begins for so many young people in an ... to integrate research-based learning, practice and engagement, in ways that will advance positive changes that ...

  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. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    Prune trees annually and maintain a balanced fertility program based on soil and foliar nutrient ... Pathology, The Ohio State University-Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH Bitter ... Amherst. Bottom —Dark circular lesion with brown acervuli scattered on the surface. Bitter Rot Management ...

  6. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    crop nutrient deficiencies, and other crop and soil conditions are required. As a result, maps ... agriculture agronomy corn soybeans wheat improved farming techniques nutrient management Food, Agricultural ... Best Management Practices for Addressing Challenges with Imagery Quality FABE-554.1 Agriculture ...

  7. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    fertilizer nutrients per 1,000 square feet of plot space would be adequate: 1 pound of actual nitrogen, ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ... a warm season crop, adapted to average monthly temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees F, and needing ample soil ...

  8. Brown Patch on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3084

    fungicide applications are made for managing the disease on highly cultivated turfgrass such as golf course ... as being facultative parasites. The fungus survives on decaying organic matter or in soil, but will ... height, soil, and environmental conditions. In low cut turfgrass, symptoms appear as irregular, blighted ...

  9. Slugs on Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-20

    are left on the soil surface. There are many advantages to growers with no-till, including reduced ... soil and water erosion, reduced labor requirements, increased soil moisture, and improved soil tilth to ... corn is below ground and within the whorls, corn will almost always emerge from the soil and put out ...

  10. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    controlling this disease but are most effective when used in combination with good soil water management ... States. The disease is most destructive in heavy clay soils that are saturated with water during cool ... weather when the fungus is most active. The red stele fungus can survive in soil for up to 13 years or ...

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