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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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).  ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Fall Armyworm Information

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/fall-armyworm-information

    populations in home lawns, turf, field crops, and pastures. Infestations are especially common in well-managed ... the soil surface during the hotter parts of the day. A soap flush in turf may also be used to detect ... infestations. For row crops and forages, a sweep net is an easy method to sample for armyworms. —Managing Fall ...

  6. Growing the Next Generation With Your Generosity

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/growing-next-generation-your-generosity

    research and education. We believe our mission to provide these 62 acres of greenspace to all is even more ... of The Ohio State University return to campus for the fall semester, our beautiful arboretum is ...

  7. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    their own decision based on scientific research/suggestions and personal observations. Fertilization ... research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... nutrient levels. They may have to experiment with the fertility program based on the levels established for ...

  8. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    soil fertility is essential for optimal onion production. Testing your soil pH and nutrient ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ... is recommended to test your soil every three years; once before planting, and then after fertilizing ...

  9. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    feeder, requiring a high level of nutrients. Have the soil tested and analyzed for site-specific ... recommendations for fertilizer applications. Contact your local OSU Extension office for information on soil ... based on the soil test. Soils higher in organic matter will generally need fewer applied nutrients ...

  10. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ... University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... soils if possible. Adequate soil moisture should be available 3 to 4 inches down in the soil, especially ...

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