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  1. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  2. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    to avoid hot summer temperatures. Cabbage grows well in fertile, well-drained, moist soils with ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ... fertilizer thoroughly into the soil about 2 weeks before transplanting.  When transplanting, use a liquid ...

  3. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  4. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    reduce grass and weed competition in food plots (image seven).   Fertilizer spreader —Nutrients in the ... dealers and soil and water conservation districts have equipment rental programs that may fit your need. ... enhance soil-to-seed contact when small seeds are being planted. Small Food Plot Equipment ATV —A medium- ...

  5. Endowed Chair in Food Science Created

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/endowed-chair-food-science-created

    authored or co-authored more than 200 publications that include books, book chapters, and research papers. ... His research focuses on improving human health through combating emerging foodborne pathogens and ... making the best use of beneficial microorganisms. This research also improves food safety through ...

  6. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    organic fertilizers also add organic matter to the soil. The three major nutrients plants need are ... role in fertilizer recommendations, so don't guess—soil test first! University research has shown ... reduce soilborne plant diseases, and help hold nutrients for plant use. Good soil also contains adequate ...

  7. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

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

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... tainted water, or through produce irrigated or fertilized with feces from infected swine herds. Currently ... shellfish such as oysters and on strawberries that were fertilized with infected pig manure (Meng 2011).  ...

  8. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    Tisdale, and W.L. Nelson (eds.). 1999. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient ... and nutrient availability; thus it is an important soil property to consider for maximum productivity. ... uptake). Low soil pH also limits the release of some nutrients from soil organic matter and reduces ...

  9. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    Nutrient Solutions Off the shelf fertilizers for phased tomato nutrient solutions are typically not ... fertilizer salts to formulate nutrient stock solutions to dilute and use for plants. Some fertilizer ... companies offer custom mix fertilizers if you are using them in large quantities. Using a phased nutrient ...

  10. W.H. Miner Institue Research Technician

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/september-27-2021-september-20-2021-september-13-2021/wh-miner

    The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute is a private, not-for-profit organization ... with educational, research, and demonstration facilities located in Chazy, New York. Miner Institute’s ... research emphasis is primarily dairy nutrition and forage quality, which are pertinent to the local ...

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