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  1. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    How to Successfully Grow a Giant Pumpkin in Your Backyard HYG-1646 Agriculture and Natural ... planting Atlantic Giant. Numerous catalogs and garden centers carry seeds, and most are capable of growing ... to pollinate the female. Site Selection and Planting Growing space in the garden is important. Each ...

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

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

    measurements. Agriculture Technology Providers (ATPs) and Precision Ag Services use soil EC sensors to generate ... Geonics Limited, www.Geonics.com Trimble, www.Trimble.com/Agriculture (see Soil Information System; SIS) ... conductivity data in the field soil electrical conductivity mapping Food, Agricultural and Biological ...

  3. Lichens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-12

    PLPATH-GEN-12 Agriculture and Natural Resources 02/10/2017 Jim A. Chatfield, Sarah D. Williams, ... lichenologist Trevor Goward: “Lichens are a case of fungi that have discovered agriculture.” Lichens are ... Bark, wood, mosses, rock, soil and peat are all natural substrates. Thalli will also establish itself on ...

  4. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    Although there is still a lack of information regarding the food safety risks of mold growth on prepared ... different products. The specific food safety risk posed by mold growth varies by product. Mold is generally ... cooking. Determining the specific food safety risk associated with mold growth in a given product is ...

  5. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    beneficial predators in the garden and very common in residential landscapes. They can be found on the soil ... ENT-68 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/14/2016 Mary Gardiner, Department of Entomology Mary ... garden vegetation. While the presence of harvestmen is not likely to completely suppress pest ...

  6. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    PLPATH-TREE-03 Agriculture and Natural Resources 04/15/2016 Chris Wallis, Dennis J. Lewandowski, ... diseases in the urban environment. It affects many common landscape pines in the Midwest, including ... and wet weather in the spring followed by drought or dry soil conditions during the rest of the year. ...

  7. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    levels Mineral soils Organic soils 6.8 2 6.5 3 6.0 4 Soil pH 5.3 tons agricultural limestone/acre ... lime ph causes of soil acidity soil acidity and liming for agronomic production Agriculture and Natural ... AGF-505 11/02/2016 Robert Mullen, Edwin Lentz, and Maurice Watson Soil pH is an important ...

  8. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

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

    Agriculture. References Dabney, S.M. 1996. Cover crop impacts on watershed hydrology. Soil and Water ... Extension Educator, Lima, Ohio Alan Sundermeier, Associate Professor, Extension Educator, Agriculture and ... and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ...

  9. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    ENT-88 Agriculture and Natural Resources 08/26/2021 Megan E. Meuti, PhD, Department of Entomology, ... windy or going to rain during or shortly after pesticide application. Because of the risks associated ... Albopictus. Gainesville, Florida: U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Service. PDF. ...

  10. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    HYG-1439 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/28/2020 M. Ryan Slaughter, Research Assistant II, ... a 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Ohio Department of ... Agriculture. The information presented in this fact sheet summarizes the data collected from those plantings ...

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