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  1. Determining Location of Cellulosic Ethanol Plants in Ohio Based on Availability of Crop Residues

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-650

    grain is used in ethanol production. Research is continuing on using crop residues (cellulose in corn ... lignin and is the second best source among grain crops for cellulosic ethanol production. OSU researchers ... important role in protecting the soil surface from water and wind erosion and in helping to maintain ...

  2. Energy Conservation in Corn Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-102

    production more energy efficient. Use soil tests correctly. Know which nutrients are limiting and correct any ... deficiencies. A balanced fertility program is an efficient one. Deficiency in ONE nutrient will limit plant ... nitrogen fertilizers and pesticides are manufactured from natural gas and petroleum, respectively. Energy ...

  3. Biopesticide Controls of Plant Diseases: Resources and Products for Organic Farmers in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18

    sustainable tools for disease management. While their use is not overly complicated, the application of some ... are designed to control. As with any disease management program, proper timing and application are ... published in the Plant Disease Management Reports and Biological Control Tests Database between 2000 and ...

  4. Using Corn for Livestock Grazing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-11

    later-planted corn. See the Ohio Agronomy Guide, Bulletin 472, and  Corn Silage Production, Management, and ... goats,and swine have all been used to graze corn successfully. Table 1. Corn Silage Nutrient Composition ... Nutrients (TDN) % 65.6 68.8 65.4 Crude Protein (CP) % 9.7 8.8 8.5 Neutral Detergent Fiber (NDF) % 54.1 45.0 ...

  5. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    fertilizers soil nutrient availability water-soluble fertilizers Horticulture and Crop Science ... involve sustainable practices and materials. Nutrient Ratios Sustainable fertilizers tend to have smaller ... nutrient ratios. Examples of sustainable fertilizers are Sustane 8-4-4, Scotts Miracle-Gro Organic Choice ...

  6. Collecting and Submitting a Turfgrass Sample to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3087-10

    newspaper. This will keep the soil (root zone material) from moving and getting on the turf. When soil covers ... in the soil. Do not add water to the sample and do not put the sample in a plastic bag. If samples ... Turfgrass Research Center C/O Todd Hicks 2710 North Star Rd Columbus, OH 43221 Following these steps can ...

  7. Types of Nutrition Incentives Offered at Ohio Farmers Markets and How They are Funded (Nutrition Incentives Series)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4109

    direct-to-consumer outlets or retailers (USDA Economic Research Service n.d.). In addition to providing economic ... or community organizations. The source of the incentive funds will dictate the use, management ... properly managed. The funders also expect reporting about the success of the program. Federal Grant ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Meat Goat Production and Budgeting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/14

    improved type. The Boer goat has a good conformation with high growth and fertility rates. In the late ... bucks run with the does throughout the year. If this is done, available feed resources, management ... putting them back with the bucks in September and October. This allows for good management of the doe ...

  10. Corn Growth and Development: Does Tillering Affect Hybrid Performance?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-121

    plant population and spacing, soil fertility, early season growing conditions, and the genetic ... background of the hybrid. Nearly all hybrids will take advantage of available soil nutrients and moisture by ... likely to develop when soil fertility and moisture supplies are ample during the first few weeks of the ...

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