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  1. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2013-14

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-14

    website:  aede.osu.edu/research/osu-farm-management/publications. Written Sept. 12, 2014 by Barry Ward, ... Ohio’s cropland values and rental rates. Surveyed groups include farm managers, rural appraisers, ... Top land will typically be large tracts of land with highly productive soils. "Average" land ...

  2. Ohioans grow their own food with victory gardens

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohioans-grow-their-own-food-with-victory-gardens

    Our Master Gardener volunteers plant, maintain and harvest the produce. Then they take that down to ... people aren’t comfortable working with fresh produce, Bennett said. “Our family consumer science ...

  3. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    initiate flower formation. In moist, fertile soils this usually occurs in the second year of its life, but ... when not managed. This plant, once found exclusively in ornamental gardens, has escaped and has become ... established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ...

  4. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    fertilizer trials fertilizer recommendations soil nutrient management micronutrients soil conditions ... of the unfertilized crop yield Data Sources: Jay Johnson Soil Fertility Research Reports, 1976 to ... Recommendations Update Project, unpublished data. Farm Management soil fertility corn soybean alfalfa wheat ...

  5. Ticks and mosquitoes are waiting on you

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ticks-and-mosquitoes-are-waiting-you-0

    Knowledge Exchange. “It provides up-to-date information on the newest research and data to assist Ohioans in ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  7. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    important soil measurements that help determine how a soil is managed and fertilized. While standard soil ... Capacity (CEC) Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a fundamental soil property used to predict plant nutrient ... availability and retention in the soil. It is the potential of available nutrient supply, not a direct ...

  8. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result in ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ... cropland values and rental rates. Professionals surveyed were farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural ...

  9. Natural Organic Lawn Care

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

    synthetic chemical fertilizers are often blamed for reducing earthworm populations in the soil, research has ... 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 ...

  10. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    nitrogen applied types of other nutrients present in the fertilizer soil type irrigation frequency  ... originated from calcite-rich glacial deposits. When the soil pH drops below 6.0, a number of nutrients ... Applications of enough lime to raise the soil pH above 6.0 can increase the availability of these nutrients ...

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