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  1. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ...

  2. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    surface of soil particles and consume the wastewater organic matter and nutrients as their food. Organic ... neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... environment. Ohio has wonderfully diverse soil resources. Most of Ohio’s soils are best suited for growing food ...

  3. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    Specialist, Forestry What is forest management? If you were to ask a forester to define forest management ... , he/she would probably tell you something like: "Forest management is the application of appropriate ... etc.) to the management of a forest to achieve the owner's objectives." Stated more simply, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    seeding Topsoil depth, CEC, soil productivity, organic matter. Variable-rate nutrient application based on ... data. Most Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) and GIS software packages can create soil EC maps ... precision nutrient management, these sensors also assist with irrigation management by depicting changes in ...

  6. Management Considerations for the Cribbing Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-89

    & Management, Ohio State ATI Note: This article was originally peer reviewed and published through ... (Wickens & Heleski, 2010), therefore aspects of human management may cause cribbing behavior. Specific ... Researchers have conflicting opinions on whether preventing a horse from cribbing is stressful for the horse. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

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