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  1. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    nutrients is most suitable. If you have heavy clay soil in your garden, one option is to add organic matter, ... soil samples. The soil test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient ... prior to planting gives you a baseline for better understanding your soil needs. Proper fertilization ...

  2. Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0127

    fertilizer replacement). Nitrogen release can vary considerably depending on stand density and growth, soil ... average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 16–20 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... clover. Nitrogen source Good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good ...

  3. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    development, such as moisture management, access to sunlight, or air exchange. Did It Rain During Fruiting? ... See fact sheet F-50 Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals for more ... These competitors reduce space, decrease nutrients and utilize shiitake fungus food sources. Do not ...

  4. Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0115

    habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop Japanese millet. Heat ... tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... cutting increases root penetration. Japanese millet tolerates wet soils, flooding, and ponding. Japanese ...

  5. Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0123

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches In a mix: ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...

  6. Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0134

    (state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... Excellent Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival ... fertilizer replacement). Additional performance information: Deep-rooted after establishment Contains ...

  7. Oats as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0116

    average): July 2–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... Flood tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Some oat varieties may overwinter ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a nitrogen (N) starter fertilizer when ...

  8. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    ENT-0097 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/25/2024 Daiyanera Kelsey, Research Technician, The ... infestations are worse along vineyard edges, especially near wooded areas. Scouting and Management Grape berry ... thresholds. If infestation exceeds these thresholds, active management is needed. Alternatively, insecticide ...

  9. Ohio Soil Health Card

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-1

    record long-term changes in soil health and to compare the effects of different soil management ... in the same way you would divide them for soil-fertility sampling: separate by factors like soil ... sustainable agriculture soil health ohio soil health card growing season ph nutrient levels soil quality ...

  10. Sorghum-Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0118

    average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 8–12 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at ½–1½ inches 16–30 lb./acre (pure ... closer than 6 inches to the soil surface to ensure growth. Brown midrib hybrids are available for higher ...

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