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  1. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    & Soil Fertility Specialist, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster. Energy and ... Panicum virgatum 3 to 7 feet Tolerates poorly drained and low fertility soils, occasional flooding, and ... fertilizers and can grow in low fertility soils. Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans 3 to 6 feet Growth begins ...

  2. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    soils with subsurface drainage has been linked to contamination of the effluent with nutrients (Cook and ... mineral fertilizer. The fact that liquid animal manure nutrients can be safely land recycled in some ... system that needs to be managed. Soil texture, available water holding capacity, tillage history, as well ...

  3. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    preferably, overnight.  Fertilization Work the following nutrients into the soil prior to planting crowns and ... nutrients in the soil may be depleted. Do not work fertilizer into soil for established plants.  Figure 3: ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  4. Beware Of The Chair, Don't Stay Parked In It All Day

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/beware-chair-dont-stay-parked-it-all-day

    a time to focus on how we can improve our heart health.           Heart disease remains the leading cause ... of your chair.” Three hours of sitting in a day can increase our risk for heart disease by 30 ... take a brisk walk.”  She said research shows that a 40 percent decrease in time employees spend in ...

  5. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... establish good soil tilth. Some growers will plant a fall cover crop such as oats, annual rye, or clover to ...

  6. OSU presents Weeds University Program, Feb. 21, 9am-4pm

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/osu-presents-weeds-university-program-feb-21-9am-4pm

    integrated weed management programs. His research helps to identify and manage herbicide resistance in the ... strategies, cover crop management in forages, and evaluating herbicides. Hands-on exercises will be included. ... most aggressive agronomic weeds. Dr. Werle’s research and Extension program (aka WiscWeeds) focuses on ...

  7. Phosphorus (P) Nutrient Use in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0143

    -phosphorus-from-animal-manure-pss-2249.pdf Ag Crops and Livestock phosphorus soil fertility nutrient management water quality Agriculture ... a foundational area of study in soil fertility research. The basis of university fertilizer recommendations is ... fertilizer is added to the soil. The change in P nutrient use which occurred around 1995 coincided with ...

  8. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ... Andaloro, Global Insecticide Product Development Manager, FMC Corporation, Stine Research Center, Newark, ... fertilizers, can also be applied using drones. This publication emphasizes using drones to spray liquid ...

  9. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    Tisdale, and W.L. Nelson (eds.). 1999. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient ... and nutrient availability; thus it is an important soil property to consider for maximum productivity. ... uptake). Low soil pH also limits the release of some nutrients from soil organic matter and reduces ...

  10. Livestock Can Handle Low Temperatures But Challenges Exist

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-can-handle-low-temperatures-challenges-exist

    both.  Either scenario can create some management problems for us to tackle.  Our ruminant livestock can ... for cattle, but we can use the same thought processes when assisting our small ruminants deal with ... environmental challenges.  Until it gets really cold, like it has this last week, it is easy to assume that our ...

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