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  1. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    forestland could benefit from timber stand improvement (TSI) or related forest-management practices. One of ... but research has indicated that it is not financially sustainable for commercial operations. Elm, soft ... nutrients. Fruiting occurs primarily in the wet, cool seasons (spring and autumn), but adequate rainfall ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    network relies on Extension educators, state specialists, and research station managers to supply trap ... develop quickly.   Monitoring SWD Monitoring adult and larval SWD is essential for efficient management ... detection of SWD in fruiting systems by one to two weeks, which is critical for management decisions; ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. The Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Children with ADHD

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1003

    diet supplies a higher amount of the most beneficial nutrients. Research shows that many children with ... FCS-1003 Family and Consumer Sciences 06/16/2022 Marino H. Markho, Undergraduate Research ... Assistant, College of Education and Human Ecology Lisa M. Robinette and Sarah Beth Dunn, Graduate Research ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    can exceed 90°F. Depending upon the soil fertility and the amount of nitrogen applied, total forage DM ... x sudangrass forage across several locations in Ohio with differing soil types and fertility. Lessons Learned ... management system. Our on-farm experience in Ohio over the course of two years demonstrated that there are ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... ryegrass may be used to recapture excess nutrients and reduce soil compaction and is especially useful ...

  10. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    Horticulture and Crop Science Steve Culman, Assistant Professor and Soil Fertility Specialist, School of ... experimenter (differences in soil texture, topography, soil compaction, rainfall, nutrient status, disease ... of other possible explanations for the yield increase (historical management differences, fertility ...

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