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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

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

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

  5. 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 ...

  6. Forest Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-34-02

    Specialist, Forestry What is forest management? If you were to ask a forester to define forest management ... , he/she would probably tell you something like: "Forest management is the application of appropriate ... etc.) to the management of a forest to achieve the owner's objectives." Stated more simply, ...

  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. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    seeding Topsoil depth, CEC, soil productivity, organic matter. Variable-rate nutrient application based on ... data. Most Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) and GIS software packages can create soil EC maps ... precision nutrient management, these sensors also assist with irrigation management by depicting changes in ...

  9. Management Considerations for the Cribbing Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-89

    & Management, Ohio State ATI Note: This article was originally peer reviewed and published through ... (Wickens & Heleski, 2010), therefore aspects of human management may cause cribbing behavior. Specific ... Researchers have conflicting opinions on whether preventing a horse from cribbing is stressful for the horse. ...

  10. Reports & Program Highlights

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/about/reports-newsletters

    the land-grant mission of The Ohio State University by interpreting knowledge and research developed ... by Extension and other faculty and staff at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, ... needs of the local community while also addressing state, national, and global issues. Our practical ...

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