Annual Ryegrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio
Associate, Water Quality; Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension, ... by McKnight Foundation. Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management cover crops types grass cover crops ...
OSU OFFERS NEW ONLINE COURSE FOR GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES
The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team launched their new on-line course for Good Agricultural ... Practices this week. This self-paced on-line course provides produce growers with the knowledge and tools ... needed to implement best management practices to reduce microbial food safety hazards in vegetable and ...
Cover Crops in the Garden
to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ... practices, fertilizer and compost additions, and crops grown will all impact the introduction and management ... a higher level of management, cereal rye is a great option because it can be seeded late into the fall. It ...
Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay
University Extension A sound nutrient management plan is the foundation for productive forage stands. ... Nutrient management of grass, legume, or mixed legume grass hay crops begins with soil testing for pH and ... the hay tonnage produced Soil Sample Collection A fertility program should rely on a high-quality soil ...
Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality
for water management practices is important to water quality improvement efforts. Measuring the amount ... Systems, Ohio State University Extension Rachel Cochran, Extension Associate, Water Quality, Ohio State ... practices beyond 4R nutrient management (right source, right rate, right time, and right place) may be ...
Elderberry Production in Ohio
range of soil conditions. However, for maximum yield and the highest quality production in commercial or ... typically spaced 10–12 feet apart to accommodate machinery for pest management, pruning, and fruit ... efficient harvesting and processing. In addition, removal of the plant material better manages diseases and ...
Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges
accordingly. Flight altitude affects the swath width, the quality of spray deposition into the target canopy, ... certificates. An applicator must also complete the Ohio Commercial Pesticide Category 1 training course, which ...
Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program
x sudangrass is managing the rapid growth and the corresponding decline in forage quality. Once the plant gets ... course of this and other studies, has been that the plant can advance from a high-quality vegetative ... management options that can be utilized in a grazing system to provide the high-quality forage needed by ...
Soil Terminology and Definitions
and macroaggregates. Soil Quality: The capacity of a soil to function within natural or managed ... management operations. Crop rotations, no-till, and cover crops improve soil quality. Soil Quality Index: ... soil and water quality. Sustainable agriculture and soil quality are terms that are increasingly ...
Natural Gas Drilling: Questions Residents and Local Leaders Should Be Asking
positively shape their long-term development, sustainability, and quality of life. This fact sheet highlights ... units when temporary workers leave? Are there effective land use planning procedures in place to manage ... who receive income from lease payments and royalties be prepared to manage this income? What systems ...