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  1. 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 ...

  2. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ... mainly dependent on soil fertility at the time of planting and the types of cash crops being grown. To ...

  3. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Moth: The Sphinx Moths of Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0094

    ENT-0094 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/18/2023 Iliana Moore, Research Senior Technician; ... Entomological Research Foundation. Villanueva, R. (2013). Tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Linnaeus), and tomato ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Role of Soil Fungus

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

    foraging for soil nutrients. These networks release enzymes into the soil and break down complex molecules ... soil nutrients back to plant roots. Most hyphae are either pure white or yellow and are often ... mycorrhizae networks like a spider web to explore the soil profile for soil nutrients.  Photographed by Tim ...

  6. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5814

    Garden Cover crops can be an excellent way to build soil organic matter, recycle nutrients, and control ... practices, fertilizer and compost additions, and crops grown will all impact the introduction and management ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ...

  7. Timber Theft in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-97

    Timber Tax Website. (2013). "Tax Management for Timberland Owners." [Online]. Available: ...

  8. Chestnut Anthracnose

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0051

    fertility, minimal soil compaction, irrigation, and other practices that maximize tree carbohydrate reserves ... PLPATH-FRU-0051 Agriculture and Natural Resources 10/27/2022 Amy Miller, Graduate Research ... However, how and where the fungus overwinters in mature orchards is not yet known. Management Plant disease ...

  9. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    agcrops.osu.edu/publications/tri-state-fertility-guide-corn-soybean-wheat-and-alfalfa.   Ag Crops and Livestock manure management soil test nutrients nitrogen manure test potassium ... fertilizer. Crop nutrient needs can be determined from the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations, available ... potassium and other nutrients in the field. Additionally, the soil’s cation exchange capacity (CEC) will be ...

  10. Sunn Hemp as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0133

    average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 3–9 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... good Flood tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Winter-killed Planting ... fertilizer replacement). Plant early in the season (June) for full nitrogen potential. Performance is weather ...

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