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  1. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially useful ...

  2. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    University Extension Planning is one of the most important aspects of managing any business. This is ... weather, commodity prices) associated with agriculture. It is essential that farm managers take time to ... management skills. There are a multitude of skills that each individual can bring to an operation. This is ...

  3. Corn Response to Long-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0150

    pressure, and nutrient deficiencies), research has shown a positive relationship between corn yield and the ... Factors affecting crop production include genetics, environment, and management practices (G ... these challenges through management decisions. Drought and High Temperatures An increased frequency of ...

  4. Understanding Genetically Modified Foods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5058

    research efforts must continue to address a multitude of questions. As our knowledge and use of GM foods ... Foods Research and Entrepreneurship, Food Science and Technology; and Shawna Hite, Program Specialist, ... random and uncontrolled, but researchers observe how the resulting crops grow. Those crops with desired ...

  5. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    marketing timber. In addition, by following management guidelines in selecting those trees to be harvested ... management or timber marketing, seek the assistance of a professional forester. The Ohio Department of ... management and marketing assistance to private woodland owners. In addition, there are several consulting ...

  6. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    key. Note that in our problem of rate of return earned by the yellow poplar tree, we need to solve for ... should be cut. Notice that the quality of both of our yellow-poplar trees remained essentially the same ... is worth substantially more (higher stumpage price for butt log volume). What happens to our ...

  7. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    water is recommended. Have your soil tested for nutrients (macro and micro), pH and heavy metals such as ... gardening methods. Dirty water, soil, soil amendments, animals, gardening tools and peoples’ hands are ... and for determining the use of soil amendments. The fact sheet “Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ...

  8. Conducting Successful Family Business Transition Meetings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-43

    breed, but rather to determine long-term plans for the operation and management of the business. Some ... their leadership, conflict management, listening, speaking, and management skills. These meetings ... family meetings happen because of some abrupt change like the death of the senior manager. Issues faced ...

  9. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    Ensure ideal soil condition and fertility. Ideal nutrient conditions are a pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 ... monitor the soil fertility. If soil test results call for it, amend the soil with composted organic ... material to help condition the soil and improve its water and nutrient-holding capacity. The above ...

  10. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    managed. Commercial poultry producers maintain flocks within buildings for their entire production cycle. ...

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