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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  2. Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0119

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: up to 8 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... traits of cover crop sudangrass. Heat tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility ... soil organic matter and reducing compaction. There is potential for prussic acid poisoning in livestock ...

  3. Hairy Vetch as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0131

    habit: 3–7 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop hairy vetch. Drought ... tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Great variation in ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen = 90–180 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer replacement). ...

  4. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    add nitrogen fertilizer to the manure/sawdust mix or to the soil. The added nitrogen can be used by ... soil nitrogen from the growing crops. The fertilizer should be added to the manure prior to spreading ... it on the soil. Another option is to work the fertilizer into the soil after the manure has been ...

  5. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0114

    establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Expected Planting Drilled at ¾–1½ inches ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Pesticide Testing Opportunity

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/pesticide-testing-opportunity-1

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be hosting a Pesticide and Fertilizer testing opportunity ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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