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  1. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    in  home gardens,  commercial landscapes,  community garden plots, and  public display gardens. Native ... are used throughout the publication to describe the wildlife value of each plant. Songbirds: Many ... Specialist Bees:  About a third of all bee species are pollen specialists, meaning they rely on pollen from ...

  2. Assessing Farm Financial Health Using Your Balance Sheet

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0135

    can provide a tremendous amount of information about the financial health of your farm, including the ... The balance sheet represents a financial snapshot in time of the business. If you have questions about ... Measure Farm Financial Health. Mississippi State University Extension, P3712. extension.msstate.edu/publications ...

  3. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    larvae of this small moth are green-purple caterpillars about 1 cm (approximately 0.37 in.) long when ...

  4. FRST Fertilizer Recommendation Support Tool Launches Nationwide to Digitize Crop Nutrient Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-10/frst-fertilizer-recommendation-support-tool-launches-nationwide

    about the launch of the decision support tool. FRST was developed in response to the pressing need to ... phosphorus and potassium and nutrient management that uses data from across the U.S. with the hope of ... majority as corn and soybean. The FRST includes a map of the US that shows the location of phosphorus and ...

  5. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 4- Chilling Injury

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/battle-belt-season-2-episode-4-chilling-injury

    Episode 4, Dr. Alex Lindsey, Associate Professor of Crop Ecophysiology & Agronomy, walks us through ...

  6. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    the northern United States. Common barberry poses a serious threat to grain production in the U.S. by ... public health threat to humans, companion animals, and livestock. Multiple diseases of consequence such ... time of publication. Because pesticide labeling may change at any time, verify that a particular ...

  7. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

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

    exchange capacity (CEC) and organic matter (OM). Soil pH tells us about nutrient availability and soil ... information helps us understand the soil's natural ability to retain and supply nutrients such as cation ... suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ...

  8. Look Out for Nitrogen Loss Due to Heavy Rains

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/look-out-nitrogen-loss-due-heavy-rains

    past two weeks, Ohio has received rainfall ranging from about 1.5 inches in the northwest to 6 inches ... converted to nitrate in about 3 to 8 weeks whereas 25% of UAN is in nitrate form on day 1 of application and ... (https://extensionpubs.unl.edu/publication/ec155/pdf/view/ec155-2014.pdf). Time (days) Soil Temperature (degree F) N loss (percent) 5 55-60 10 10 55-60 25 3 75-80 60 ...

  9. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-4

    about 20 tornadoes per year.   Figure 2: (Top) Precipitation (inches) for the 7-day period ending April ...

  10. Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0127

    new research, and communicating about cover crops to the public. Funding for this project was provided ... publication was adapted with consent from the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) with content from the Midwest ... (midwestcovercrops.org/selector-tool/). It was created under a joint project with MCCC to produce customized introductory guidance about ...

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