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  1. Ohio Trees for Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-71

    Many people are concerned about the health and survival of bees, including honey bees, native bumble ... important by multiple researchers and bee experts. Other trees not listed here can also provide food for ... bees. For example, Ohio horticultural experts have noted significant bee foraging activity on trees such ...

  2. Role of Soil Bacteria

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-36

    ammonia are plant available forms of nitrogen; however, most plants prefer ammonia because the nitrate has ... microbes are generally inactive and may only have short burst of soil activity. Soil oxygen levels often ... form nitrate (NO 3-) or nitrite (NO 2-) or combines with hydrogen to produce ammonia (NH 3 +) or ...

  3. NUEL Fellow Opportunity

    https://urban-extension.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/blog/august-30-2021-857am/nuel-fellow-opportunity

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  4. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    of nitrogen for organic producers. Determining the actual amount of nitrogen available for plant use ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ... produced the manure. Table 1 compares the nitrogen content availability for different poultry. Poultry ...

  5. Wastewater Treatment Principles and Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-768

    residences, institutions and businesses in a community. It is 99.94 percent water, with only about 0.06 ... disease-causing organisms. Sewage also contains ammonia and phosphorus. Ammonia levels can range from 15 to 50 ... mg/l, and phosphorus levels can range from 6 to 20 mg/l in untreated sewage. Sewage treatment is the ...

  6. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... depending on soil quality and water availability. Many cultivars are listed as full sun to partial shade, ...

  7. Managing for Bobwhite Quail in Ohio's Agricultural Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-27

    recognizable by males whistling "bob-WHITE" during the breeding season. Bobwhite population levels ... only incubated by one adult, and about one-third of bobwhite nests are incubated by males. Only ... able to walk and feed themselves within one hour of hatching and can fly at about 2 weeks old. The fate ...

  8. Making and Preserving BBQ and Hot Sauces

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5365

    sugar, molasses, and salt decrease the amount of water available to support microbial growth. It is ... Ingredients for BBQ Sauce: 16 cups tomatoes, diced 2 cups celery, diced 2 cups onions, diced 1½ cups (about ... 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon purchased hot sauce 1/8 to 1¼ teaspoon (depending on level of ...

  9. Equipment Needed for Planting and Maintaining Food Plots

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

    moldboard plow for lawn/garden tractors or ATVs is available and may fit small-scale food plot installation ... pictured here are available for ATV use. Sprayer —A sprayer is helpful to apply needed herbicides (set of ... —There are many different types of spreaders that are available for applying seed or fertilizer (image ...

  10. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    to the area and to the intended level of management. The most important criteria when selecting grass ... a three to six month establishment period for an acceptable turf surface, depending on level of care.  ... requires moist, well-drained soil to develop into a high quality turfgrass. A medium-to-high level of ...

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