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  1. Extension Programs at the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/extension-programs-wayne-county-fair

    well as nutrient and moisture management for your home garden. 12:30 p.m. “Baking” in a Slow Cooker ... building. Our programs are offered Monday through Thursday of the fair, and we are excited to share all that ... from Ohio State University. Who are the pollinators in our Ohio backyards and why are they important? ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    Ag Crops and Livestock organic manure compost nitrogen soil nutrient management plan plant-available ... is a challenging obstacle for producers. A nutrient management plan needs to consider the following ... prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ...

  5. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-514

    define soil factors related to nutrient availability and holding capacity that should be considered as ... are given in Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa. Soil pH and ... indicators of the relative available nutrient levels in the soil and not equal to the total amounts of these ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    Prune trees annually and maintain a balanced fertility program based on soil and foliar nutrient ... Pathology, The Ohio State University-Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH Bitter ... Amherst. Bottom —Dark circular lesion with brown acervuli scattered on the surface. Bitter Rot Management ...

  8. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    crop nutrient deficiencies, and other crop and soil conditions are required. As a result, maps ... agriculture agronomy corn soybeans wheat improved farming techniques nutrient management Food, Agricultural ... Best Management Practices for Addressing Challenges with Imagery Quality FABE-554.1 Agriculture ...

  9. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    Nutrient Solutions Off the shelf fertilizers for phased tomato nutrient solutions are typically not ... fertilizer salts to formulate nutrient stock solutions to dilute and use for plants. Some fertilizer ... companies offer custom mix fertilizers if you are using them in large quantities. Using a phased nutrient ...

  10. Billbugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2502-12

    Recent research shows that adults become active when the soil surface temperature approaches 65 to 68°F. ... in the soil, worm holes, and in leaf litter near turf. The hibernating adults become active in ... late-April to mid-May when the soil surface temperatures rise above 60°F. The adults wander in search of ...

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