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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

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

    they provide in order to make better nutrient management decisions on your farm. Some soil test report ... change them may be limited. We cannot alter CEC by management. Organic matter (OM) can be changed but ... management practices such as tillage, crop rotation, and drainage influence OM retention. Generally, a lower ...

  2. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

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

    provide important products such as lumber and syrup, along with wildlife habitat, water quality, and ... red color and easy machining. Management of Ambrosia in Maple Most landowners do not want insect ... Active forest management can help reduce these stressors. However, insect populations can reach levels ...

  3. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

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

    Leonard. 2018. "Assessing Opportunity Zones in Ohio." Policy Matters Ohio. policymattersohio.org/research-policy/quality ... Opportunity Zones.” Economic Innovation Group. PDF. ... Marketplace.” Economic Innovation Group. PDF. brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Fikri ...

  4. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    Interim Program Coordinator – Turfgrass Management, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster David S. ... improving the quality and density of the turfgrass. However, there may not be a complete understanding of ... a measure of the soil's acidity or alkalinity, can directly influence the vigor and quality of the home ...

  5. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

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

    lawn will be obtained using high-quality seed containing no weed or other crop seed. Although a higher ... quality seed may be more expensive, the premium price is a good investment in obtaining a high-quality ... lawn. If lower quality alternatives are used, there is potential for increased weed issues as well as ...

  6. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

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

    ANR-0107 Agriculture and Natural Resources 07/22/2022 Cassandra Brown; Program Manager; Food, ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ... approach. A quality lab does not cut corners, ensures that qualified personnel provide data, and answers ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Sweet Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5516

    Extension, or a master gardener volunteer. Selection Top-quality sweet corn ears have fresh green husks and ... store ears promptly to maintain the highest quality. If unable to use immediately, store sweet corn ...

  8. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1024

    Nutrition and feeding management support all aspects of a horse’s health and welfare. Regular evaluation of ... indicate to an owner/manager they may need to adjust a horse’s diet. Knowing what to look for can inform ... changes. Among the assessments a horse owner/manager can use are body weight, body condition scoring (BCS), ...

  9. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    and managing their woodlands. Some desire woodlands that provide habitat for a variety of wildlife. ... and many other values can be enhanced through crop tree management. Figure 1. Crop tree after release. ... the death of the more desirable trees. In a woodland under crop-tree management, these crop trees are ...

  10. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    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 ...

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