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  1. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    of Agriculture (USDA) through the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). Information in this fact ... varieties of hardy kiwis in Actinidia arguta listed in a Penn State fact sheet are Ananasnaya (commonly ... The Ohio State University. Since none of them have produced fruit thus far, it is too early for us to ...

  2. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Have you ever wondered about ... as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Anything that ... their work. The resulting decomposed matter, which often ends up looking like fertile garden soil, is ...

  3. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    sawdust or wood chips, and spread on farm fields, it often stunts crop growth. Since farmers don’t want to ... nitrogen in the soil and they collect it more efficiently than plants do. In fact, they do it so well that ... add nitrogen fertilizer to the manure/sawdust mix or to the soil. The added nitrogen can be used by ...

  4. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    conditions over time. However, the extent to which fertilizer application will affect soil pH is dependent on ... turfgrass. However, there may not be a complete understanding of why a lime application (i.e., liming) can be ... should go about effectively applying lime to the lawn. Why Do Home Lawns Need Lime? Lime is applied to ...

  5. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    damage, field perimeter characteristics, and competition for rented cropland in a region. This fact sheet ... rental rates are projected to decrease in 2018. According to the Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash ... variability of those crop returns. Other factors impacting land values and cash rents are field size and ...

  6. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    Farmers could save fertilizer costs, if application rates are adjusted to reflect removal in grain. ... range, fertilizer application rates will roughly equal the rate of nutrients removed in the grain. In ... rates from grain exported from a field. Ultimately, adjusting fertilization based on reduced grain ...

  7. Demonstrations for 4-H Members

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-46

    has ever heard of it. In fact, the best demonstrations are usually done by talking about something ... project or something that you really enjoy doing will make a good 4-H demonstration. If you are ... gained a great sense of satisfaction by talking about something they enjoy with their fellow members? If ...

  8. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    applications, such as a solid fuel, an adsorbent for removing pollutants from water/wastewater streams, e.g., ... hydrochar produced via HTC has the potential for a variety of applications; however, to date, there are only ... a few commercial-scale HTC systems and information on real-world applications is limited. Activated ...

  9. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

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

    selecting the type and amount of fertilizer application, a grower should ask two questions: (1) how much and ... or maintaining fertility, suppressing weeds, and/or hosting beneficial microorganisms. Specific ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    Wisconsin Extension, Fact Sheet A3924-31. Miller, J.H., E.B. Chambliss and N.J. Loewenstein. 2010. A field ... Subsequently, privets invade adjacent forests and fields. It is essential to regularly scout for and control ... are deciduous to semi-evergreen, multi-stemmed shrubs with spreading branches that project outward at ...

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