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  1. Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use Oats/Radish  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-85

    and nutrient runoff. Fertility or liming—If applying phosphorus (P), potassium (K), or lime, complete ... ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11 Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling (Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet ... for this project was provided by McKnight Foundation.     Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management soil ...

  2. Cowpea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0128

    to climbing growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.5–6.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop cowpea. ... Heat tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance ... precipitation. Total nitrogen = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer replacement). Plant early in the season ...

  3. Role of Soil Bacteria

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-36

    Natural Resources Microbes in the soil are directly tied to nutrient recycling especially carbon, ... the soil including improved soil structure and soil aggregation, recycling of soil nutrients, and ... soil nutrients.     The decomposers consume the easy-to-digest carbon compounds and simple sugars and ...

  4. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    Horticulture and Crop Science Steve Culman, Assistant Professor and Soil Fertility Specialist, School of ... experimenter (differences in soil texture, topography, soil compaction, rainfall, nutrient status, disease ... of other possible explanations for the yield increase (historical management differences, fertility ...

  5. Conducting a SWOT Analysis of Your Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-42

    business owners. One example could be future management of the business. Is there a next generation ... owner/manager who has the interest in the business and the ability to manage the complexities of the business? ... cannot control but can manage to enhance or reduce their impact on your business. An example for ...

  6. Hairy Vetch as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0131

    habit: 3–7 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop hairy vetch. Drought ... tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Great variation in ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen = 90–180 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer replacement). ...

  7. Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0114

    establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Expected Planting Drilled at ¾–1½ inches ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...

  8. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5814

    Garden Cover crops can be an excellent way to build soil organic matter, recycle nutrients, and control ... practices, fertilizer and compost additions, and crops grown will all impact the introduction and management ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ...

  9. Field Pea/Winter Pea as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0130

    growth habit that can spread 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... field pea/winter pea. Drought tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Varies ... precipitation. Biomass breaks down quickly. Total nitrogen = 90–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...

  10. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    fertilizer nutrients per 1,000 square feet of plot space would be adequate: 1 pound of actual nitrogen, ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ... a warm season crop, adapted to average monthly temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees F, and needing ample soil ...

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