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  1. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    a local garden center to test soil pH and determine the need for liming. These simple tests do not, ... HYG-4026 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/01/2021 Revised 2021: Edward J. Nangle, Assistant ... Revised 2021: David S. Gardner, Professor, Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State ...

  2. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    neighbors have been sickened with waterborne diseases from contaminated wells. Soil is the best medium to ... and supporting Ohio’s largest industry: agriculture.  The soil’s ability to purify wastewater has been ... risk of contaminating ground or surface water. Bacteria can move 100 feet to 300 feet through saturated ...

  3. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    with poinsettia and garden mums, two broadly known ornamental plants. The advance in the cannabis ... in the soil), reduced to 80% in the next four days (5–8 DAP), and to 60% for 9–12 DAP. After twelve ... growers should always return to the basics, conduct soil analysis (especially for pH), and use technical ...

  4. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

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

    help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ... gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... content of soil. This evaluation tells the gardener if the soil is deficient of nutrients (i.e., nitrogen, ...

  5. Northern House Mosquito

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

    ENT-89 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/01/2021 Author 2021: Alden Siperstein, Graduate ... a common mosquito across urban, suburban, and rural habitats in Ohio. This species is ubiquitous across the ... urban settings, Northern house mosquitoes can also be found in suburban and even rural areas (Honnen et ...

  6. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... vary. The reward (immunity or some degree of immunity from COVID-19) outweighs the risk (potential ... severity of symptoms and duration.  We all do personal risk assessments and consider the risk-benefit ratio ...

  7. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    cash payments. According to Emily Kramer at the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Soil and Water ... Jamie Hampton, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Auglaize County, Ohio State ... reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application, ...

  8. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    HYG-1631 Agriculture and Natural Resources 08/31/2021 Revised 2021: Erika Lyon, Educator, ... Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson and Harrison counties Revised ... 2021: Curtis E. Young, PhD, CCA, Associate Professor and Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, ...

  9. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    contaminated soil. While some species are much more destructive than others, depending on the type of fruit ... water. The longer the period or periods of soil saturation, the greater the risk of infection. Some ... State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University Extension. Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture ...

  10. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

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

    HYG-4027 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/09/2021 Revised 2021: Edward J. Nangle, Agronomist, ... poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ... weight) of noxious weed seeds. The percentage (by weight) of agricultural seed found other than desired ...

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