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  1. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

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

    species may rate differently on the Scoville scale. However, some of our hottest peppers such as ... 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 ...

  2. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1024

    Nutrition and feeding management support all aspects of a horse’s health and welfare. Regular evaluation of ... Take-Home Message Nutrition and feeding management support all aspects of a horse’s health and welfare. ... indicate to an owner/manager they may need to adjust a horse’s diet. Knowing what to look for can inform ...

  3. Wheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0121

    Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... new research, and communicating about cover crops to the public. Funding for this project was provided ... by McKnight Foundation.     Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management cover crops types weed control ...

  4. Aging: A Natural and Beneficial Part of Life

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5809

    Research suggests that some individuals report feeling up to 20 percent younger than their chronological ... throughout the life cycle. The way someone ages depends on heredity, physical health, nutrition, mental ... health, and other unknown factors. Some scientists feel that human beings have a built-in “biological ...

  5. Rapeseed as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0126

    crop rapeseed. Heat tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance ... used in rotation with other brassicas. May help reduce rhizoctonia in some cropping systems. May become ... throughout the Midwest by providing educational/outreach resources and programs, conducting new research, and ...

  6. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-82

    pieces of new or used agricultural equipment can be expensive and may be prohibited by your budget. Some ... operating for extended periods of time. Be sure to follow manufacturer’s recommendations. Some jobs may just ... —There are many different types of spreaders that are available for applying seed or fertilizer (image ...

  7. Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use Oats/Radish  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-85

    Prioritize management based on purpose and objectives. Soybean variety and planting—If possible, plant the ... and nutrient runoff. Fertility or liming—If applying phosphorus (P), potassium (K), or lime, complete ... freezes. If it is necessary to inject nitrogen (N) fertilizer or manure in the fall, a low-disturbance ...

  8. Plants Get Sick Too!

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-1

    study of plant disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy ... the beginning of agriculture, farmers have had to develop means for managing weeds, insect pests, and ... diseases. Even today, with all the scientific research on crop protection, it is estimated that insects, ...

  9. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    that impact accurate spreading of fertilizers. Spinner-disc spreaders are commonly used to apply ... granular fertilizers and lime within crop production systems. They provide the ability to surface apply ... granular products and if maintained and operated properly, enable accurate placement of fertilizers. Three ...

  10. How to Hire an Arborist

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1032

    fertilizing, disease and insect diagnosis, pest management, tree removal and stump grinding. Consulting ... 2018).  Arborists provide services such as pruning, fertilizing, damage assessment, or other problem ... When these types of events happen, nonprofessionals see a chance to earn some quick money. Often these ...

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