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  1. Registration open for our Planning for the Future of Your Farm workshop

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/fri-12092022-1100am/registration-open-our-planning-future-your-farm-workshop

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  2. Dr. Mark Sulc Retires

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/dr-mark-sulc-retires

    research on topics including, development of predictive equations for alfalfa quality (i.e. PEAQ sticks for ... alfalfa management), integrated crop livestock systems, field evaluation of potato-leaf hopper resistance ... efforts. Although Mark’s research and extension efforts are notable, perhaps his greatest contribution was ...

  3. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ... mainly dependent on soil fertility at the time of planting and the types of cash crops being grown. To ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Dealing with the risk of long-term care

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/dealing-risk-long-term-care

    care needs and risks in our newest publication, and offers legal strategies for protecting farm ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-32/poultry-litter-application

    license, Certified Livestock Manager certificate, or be a Certified Crop Advisor. Nutrient Application; ... excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. With fall harvest just ... litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. We highly recommend using this tool to check any fertilizer recommendations you receive, as we ... Early fall is one of the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils ... of soil P and K are important for the productivity and persistence of forage stands. But nutrient ...

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