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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    exchange capacity (CEC) and organic matter (OM). Soil pH tells us about nutrient availability and soil ... suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... solution. For example, adding lime to correct an acidic soil pH will increase plant-available phosphorus. ...

  2. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    Active forest management can help reduce these stressors. However, insect populations can reach levels ...

  3. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... often measured in standard soil packages since environmental factors impact available nitrate. However, ... some labs offer estimated nitrogen release tests or measure plant-available forms NO3 (nitrate) or NH4 ...

  4. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    determine if liming is needed, and how one should go about effectively applying lime to the lawn. Why Do ... necessary for proper growth become less available for use by the turfgrass plant:  nitrogen phosphorus ... potassium sulfur calcium magnesium molybdenum As these nutrients become less available, the lawn's ...

  5. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    vigorous regrowth the following spring. Remember that hay crops will remove about 50 lb of K 2 O and 12 lb ... report. The OSU Fertility Recommendation Calculator and a user guide are available at ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ...

  6. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    disease potential are all reasons to be concerned about the effects of heat stress on dairy cattle. When ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... stress levels. (Source: University of Minnesota) Indicators of Heat Stress In addition to air temperature ...

  7. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    called nitrification, soil microbes convert ammonium to nitrate which is readily available to the plant ... interpretation of the manure test results. Moisture and nutrient levels on the test results need to match the ... reported as a percentage. Keeping Nitrogen Available Nitrogen is divided into two parts: organic and ...

  8. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4112

    opportunity zones (OZs). It provides background information on OZs and details about the Ohio-specific tax ... million jobs and 1.6 million places of business (Robinson 2018). Table 1. What Is Unique About Ohio's ... level and are also more racially and ethnically diverse.” The poverty and diversity selections rates ...

  9. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    retailers or grain elevators have turfgrass seed available in bulk and there are often blend varieties or ... mixes of species based on the needs of the customer. If the only seed available is through prepackaged ... products, carefully review the seed label for information about the package's contents. By ...

  10. Crop Protection Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55203

    Cost: Free Account needed?  No Argus Alerts Available from:  Argus Media Operating system: Android / iOS ... needed?  No AgWired Available from:  ZimmComm New Media, LLC Operating system: Android / iOS ... following list of Apps are available to help with your crop protection practices. This list is not ...

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