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  1. May 2024 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/may-2024-highlights

    acknowledge some of the people who supported them. Congratulations and best of luck to our newest alumni. ... National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. Dr. ... a student(s) with a high caliber of leadership experience in addition to significant research experience and ...

  2. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  3. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  4. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for optimal growth. Both spring ... of other forage species is limited. Depending upon the soil fertility and the amount of nitrogen ... several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned Over the course of the ...

  5. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    feeder, requiring a high level of nutrients. Have the soil tested and analyzed for site-specific ... recommendations for fertilizer applications. Contact your local OSU Extension office for information on soil ... based on the soil test. Soils higher in organic matter will generally need fewer applied nutrients ...

  6. FST Special Edition Newsletter – 2024 Spring Semester Graduation

    https://fst.osu.edu/fst-special-edition-newsletter-%E2%80%93-2024-spring-semester-graduation

    Congratulations to our FST SP24 Grads! Our 2024 spring graduating students have been given an ... and I took tons of pictures, and I had a huge grin the entire time! [Food Business Management ... Jordan for supporting me throughout my undergraduate research project.  [Food Science and Technology] ...

  7. Ohio Tobacco Farm Custom Rates 2010

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-14-10

    publication are based on a survey conducted in 2010 of 44 farmers, custom operators, farm managers, and ... (wlazarus.cfans.umn.edu/william-f-lazarus-farm-machinery-management) Farm Economics Facts and Opinions (farmdoc.illinois.edu/manage/index.asp) Estimating Farm ... University Extension, Brown County; and Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management; Department of ...

  8. Hops in Ohio: Beneficial Arthropods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-42

    Management in Hops. Washington Hop Commission. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture Insects and Pests hops ... chemicals that keep hop pests in check, there are also multiple arthropods throughout the hop yard that can ... OSU Extension fact sheet Hops in Ohio: Pests). By July, numbers can reach a level where predatory ...

  9. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    different reasons for owning and managing their woodlands. Some desire woodlands that provide habitat for ... woodlands to provide these and many other values can be enhanced through crop tree management. Figure 1. ... trees. In an unmanaged woodland, competition among trees for light, water, and nutrients is often severe ...

  10. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    foraging for soil nutrients. These networks release enzymes into the soil and break down complex molecules ... soil nutrients back to plant roots. Most hyphae are either pure white or yellow and are often ... mycorrhizae networks like a spider web to explore the soil profile for soil nutrients.  Photographed by Tim ...

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