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  1. Coffee with the Master Gardeners: A Monthly Hands-on Gardening Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/coffee-master-gardeners-monthly-hands-gardening-workshop

    5 – Gardening with Succulents July 10 – Soil Testing for the Lawn & Garden August 7 – Lovely Lilacs ...

  2. Nurturant Grandfathering: Lineage Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5801

    values and beliefs. Research indicates, even after accounting for the amount of contact, there is ... clear—yes, grandfathers’ efforts at lineage work can make a difference. Benefits to Grandfathers Research on ... from the author’s research project titled “Grandfather Involvement and Health Survey.” This is the ...

  3. Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-83

    lanternfly has the potential to cause harm to the tree fruit, grape, and hops industries.   Though ... this fact sheet. As with any new invasive species, early prevention and detection are crucial to manage ... adults have been reported feeding on wild and domestic grapes, hops, fruit trees, willow, various ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Introduction to Agronomy

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-3100

    site preparation, seasonality of management activities, and fundamentals of nutrient and pest ... provides fundamental information on how these crops are managed in the region. Management aspects include ... management. Prereq: 2201, 2201E, 2202, or 2202E. If you enjoyed this course, you may like… HCS 3420 Seed ...

  6. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    plant nutrients become food for the microbes in the soil. Soil organic matter (SOM) is basically all the ... the carbon and nitrogen cycles. Diagram by Dr. Rafiq Islam Soil Organic Matter Nutrients The nutrients ... a storehouse for many plant nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer application. Operating conditions such as terrain, soil surface conditions, environmental ... corn soybeans wheat nutrient management agronomy Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering ... that impact accurate spreading of fertilizers. Spinner-disc spreaders are commonly used to apply ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient Management. (6th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: ... soil conditions to thrive. Throughout Ohio and many other parts of the Midwest surface soils are ... neutral to slightly alkaline. Elemental sulfur can be applied as a soil amendment to decrease the pH or ...

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