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  1. Fertilization Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4348

    and potassium (K) fertilizer when soil-test phosphorus and potassium are adequate according to state ... For optimal yields on mineral soils with subsoil pH greater than 6.0 (generally western Ohio), the ... pH range should be maintained between 6.0 and 6.8. On mineral soils with subsoil pH less than 6.0 ...

  2. What Is a Good Soil Health Number In Ohio?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/what-good-soil-health-number-ohio

    As our understanding of soil health advances, farmers are increasingly interested in assessing and ... analyses (POXC or active carbon, Respiration,  and Soil Protein) were run in the Soil Fertility Lab ... Importance of Soil Type Soil type often needs to be considered when assessing soil fertility test values. For ...

  3. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    bacterial spores. Ongoing research suggests that PEF in combination with heat may inactivate bacterial ... spores, but more comprehensive research is needed before PEF can be used as a sterilization method. To ... 2018). PEF pretreatment facilitates the release of nutrients from fruits, vegetables, and herbs, thus ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Can We Get More Information From Our Soil Samples?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/can-we-get-more-information-our-soil-samples

    A soil test is a profitable investment to inform our nutrient management strategy. Some farms find ... aggregate stability.   We have recently updated our guidelines for choosing a soil nutrient lab to include ... consider additional tests that can provide helpful management information. Some examples are soil health, ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate low-nutrient and low-moisture ... environments with adequate light. Where there are adequate amounts of nutrients, moisture, and light, it can ... exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, their preferential browsing on native ...

  7. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    little canopy on the fruit tree or vine. They eliminate contamination of soil from pesticides, a problem ... shown in Figure 37 is equipped with the recirculation system. Research indicates that tunnel sprayers ... conducted in a commercial apple orchard by the same researchers using three different sprayers equipped with ...

  8. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...

  9. Winter Application of Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/winter-application-manure

    Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) watershed, the application of manure to frozen and snow-covered soils ...

  10. Fall Herbicide Applications in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-39/fall-herbicide-applications-dry-conditions

    Our Annual Article to Nag about Fall Herbicides and Cressleaf Groundsel, AVOID A NIGHTMARE NEXT ... of managing marestail and other overwintering species. The dry pattern this fall may have reduced ... and growth at this time could help determine if an application is necessary. In OSU research there has ...

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