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  1. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    these plots were managed differently: growing system, nutrient and irrigation regime, and variety ... often significant and immediate impacts on vegetable °Brix levels. In contrast, soil and crop nutrient ... selection, water and fertility management, and planting and harvest timing. All things being equal, varieties ...

  2. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    removes heat, helping to reduce heat stress. Fair managers should evaluate existing buildings for good air ... are not managed as the builders intended: Many older fair buildings are cavernous compared to those ... better environments. Proper management of shade devices: Many fair buildings utilize tarps to provide ...

  3. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    nutrient deficiency, homeowners may wish to apply mineral fertilizers for rapid, reliable growth responses, ... responsible for nutrient and water translocation (phloem and xylem) or structural support (heartwood), ... nutrient and water availability. Some trees may never completely close their wounds, depending on these and ...

  4. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

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

    sites can be prone to fungal diseases. The literature varies on the soil nutrient requirements for ... your efforts on sites with the proper nutrient balance rather than adding fertilizers or other ... other aspects. These lower slope positions are often well-shaded and have deeper soil and more moisture ...

  5. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    spring, loss of soil from erosion is greatly reduced. 3. Fertility improvements —Legumes can add ... nutrients. 4. Suppress weeds —A dense stand of winter rye or other cover crop can suppress weeds by soil ... matter content of the soil. Overall, as the cost of fertilizer and herbicides continue to increase, the ...

  6. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    certain levels of soil nutrients to thrive. Soil nutrients and fertility may fluctuate during the growing ... Other Woody Plant Management – Standard Practices (Soil Management a. Modification, b. Fertilization ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  7. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    a fertilizer can be applied directly into soil on farm fields. It is also used to make fertilizers for farm ... State Extension Specialist Roderick Manuzon, Former Research Associate Lara Jane Hadlocon, Research ... the production of fertilizers, nitric acids, fuels, explosives, and refrigerants. Liquid ammonia as ...

  8. Peter J Gillette

    https://fcs.osu.edu/people/peter-j-gillette

    Peter J Gillette SNAP-Ed Data Systems & Evaluation Manager gillette.80@osu.edu 614-247-2496 ...

  9. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

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

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

  10. 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 ...

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