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  1. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic considerations for hops ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... planted hops.  Weed seeds can remain dormant in the soil until conditions are ideal for germination. Weed ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    over-nourishment can be prevented with a well-balanced diet that contains the nutrients you need to stay healthy as ... you age. The best diet for healthy aging is one that is nutrient-dense. A nutrient-dense eating ... pattern contains a variety of nutrient-rich foods that meet your daily calorie needs without providing too ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    plant parts and soil particles are usually suspended into the air as the combine drives though the ...

  6. Join OABA and OSU Extension for the 4R Technology Review Field Day on August 25

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-28/join-oaba-and-osu-extension-4r-technology-review-field-day-august

    The event will take place August 25, 2021, 9AM-4PM at the OSU Northwest Agricultural Research Station ... Crop Advisors, and other interested parties. Fertilizer certification and recertification and CCA CEUs ... Hartschuh, The Ohio State University Opportunities for In-Season Nutrient Application of NPK- Josh McGrath, ...

  7. Wheat Management for Fall 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/wheat-management-fall-2021

    If potassium levels are low, apply K 2 O fertilizer at planting, depending on soil CEC and yield ... This year winter wheat yields were very high, averaging 103 bu/acre across five locations in our ... weather-dependent. However, good fall management sets up the crop to take advantage of a good year, particularly ...

  8. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/resources/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    the biggest questions on our minds is what will the weather do? Dr. Aaron Wilson, Research Scientist ... Associate Professor in Soil Fertility with The Ohio State University, explains what soil health is and what ... these tests can measure. He shares information on recent research where soil health tests were pulled ...

  9. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    plan fertilizer applications and meet soil nutrient needs. Users select a crop and the desired yield ... applications (e.g. Apps) developed and offered to support nutrient management continues to grow. Many of these ... used by farmers or their agronomic consultants to help with nutrient management including planning, ...

  10. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    in our wet climate. The ability to use a cover will reduce loss, which can be up to 2ft deep into the ...

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