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  1. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

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

    weather or management Improved soil physical properties/reduced soil compaction and improved field ... and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... carbon sequestration, weed suppression and integrated pest management. Cover crops protect water quality ...

  2. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    precision nutrient management, these sensors also assist with irrigation management by depicting changes in ... Agricultural and Biological Engineering Kaylee Port, Project Coordinator, Department of Food, Agricultural and ... EC variation maps using them as base spatial layers for site-specific management of inputs, practices ...

  3. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    Diagnostic Clinic at ppdc.osu.edu for identification and management recommendations.  Figure 1. Adult female ... temperature, competition with other mosquito larvae, and available nutrients (Vinogradova 2000). Larvae shed ... nutrients necessary to develop eggs. Birds are preferred hosts, but humans and dogs are commonly accepted. ...

  4. A Day in the Woods Series 'Tending Your Woodland' In-person workshop

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/day-woods-series-tending-your-woodland-person-workshop

    to tour numerous field sites demonstrating various practices that have been established since the ... early 1950’s.   Participants will have the opportunity to: Explore crop tree management (CTM), ... benefits Learn about Timber Stand Improvement (TSI) and how it can help your woodland become more ...

  5. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

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

    The Ohio State University. Since none of them have produced fruit thus far, it is too early for us to ... Successful cropping of kiwifruit may require a long, frost-free growing season of about 220 days. The plants, ... passed the following season. The plant must either be transplanted to the yard or the field, or the ...

  6. Coalition Leadership

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-5

    Building Coalitions Series CDFS-5 Community Development 10/15/2014 Carol Smathers, Field ... Treasurer: prepares budget, manages resources, maintains financial records Shared leadership is recommended ... coalition, negotiation and advocacy skills may be needed to bring about more complex environmental change ...

  7. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants.     Figure ... 1. Inspection starts in the field. Many growers scout fields for plant diseases during the growing ... consequence organisms.     Figure 3. The emerald ash borer is about 1/2 inch in length and 1/8 inch wide. The ...

  8. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

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

    biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... OEFFA's approved product list as they plan disease management strategies and prepare their organic ... management plan. Fertilizer The amount and type of fertilizer required for efficient organic farming are ...

  9. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Summary of Findings Soil samples in Ohio and Indiana were collected from a diverse range of fields and ... analyzed for Mehlich-3, Bray-P, and ammonium acetate extractable nutrients for phosphorus (P), potassium ... a universal extractant that provides multiple extractable nutrients from a single soil sample. Mehlich-3 ...

  10. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    bumble bees, with about a dozen species seen in Ohio. These bees play an important role as pollinators of ... in crevices in rock walls. Queen bumble bee in blueberry field in spring. Photo by Denny Reiser. ... secretes wax to create comb and then lays about a dozen eggs. She mated with a drone last fall, and has ...

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