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  1. Scoring Cows Can Improve Profits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-54

    an effective management tool for enhancing reproductive performance within the cow herd. The critical ... condition is at weaning. Management decisions involving cow nutrition at weaning are important to achieve ... scoring (BCS) aids in nutrition management and enhances reproductive performance of the cow herd. ...

  2. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    algal blooms (HABs) can have a significant impact on water quality, which effects human health, the ... algae and water quality. Fertilizer nutrients are especially harmful. Ohio needs everyone’s help to ... remove. Therefore, one way we can contribute to improving water quality is by preventing nutrients from ...

  3. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    bulk substrates. Because the quality of the crop can be no better than the spawn, growers must use ... Spawn should be moist, white (sometimes with a brown crust) and appear fuzzy. Good quality spawn should ... mushroom production should be harvested as part of an overall forest management plan. Individuals ...

  4. Types of Nutrition Incentives Offered at Ohio Farmers Markets and How They are Funded (Nutrition Incentives Series)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4109

    or community organizations. The source of the incentive funds will dictate the use, management ... properly managed. The funders also expect reporting about the success of the program. Federal Grant ... vegetable prescription programs. Writing, securing, and managing a federal grant requires significant ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    shaped. For the best quality, choose one that is of medium size (3 to 4 inches in diameter). Other ... a light color, or yellowish cast, which indicates poor quality. Shriveled and flabby eggplant is often ...

  6. Choosing a Pest Management Company

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2178-11

    Services Pest Management Basics Proper pest identification is the most important aspect for proper control. ... your local pest management company. A single insect or rodent does not necessarily need to be ... just one of the tools for pest management. Professional pest management companies have the training and ...

  7. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

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

    New leaf growth. Photo by Curtis Young, Ohio State University Extension Pest Management Pests are ... contain oxalic acid, this rapidly decomposes in the compost pile and has no negative effect on the quality ...

  8. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    and the choice of log stacking method can greatly reduce the need for management activities such as ... humidity might be more favorable and require less active management. A laying yard located behind the north ... rain) by either using the same number of logs “vertically aligned” in each course or by setting them out ...

  9. Planning for the Successful Transition of Your Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-47

    management of the family business to the next generation will become one of the most important issues farm ... and the management of the family business are transferred to the next generation. The goal of ... heirs who have remained with the family business. Other decisions include deciding who will manage the ...

  10. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2011-12

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-15-12

    Surveyed groups include farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, OSU Extension educators, ... Development Economics (AEDE) Farm Management webpage at:  ... aede.osu.edu/research/osu-farm-management/publications. Written Aug. 29, 2012 by Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management, Department of ...

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