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  1. Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0111

    However, with the soil's ability to buffer STP, it may take decades with no P application before ... initial STP value, it will take 5 to 44 years to return to 100 ppm STP. Under Ohio conditions, a similar ... limited and it can take several years to bring STP back into acceptable agronomic ranges. Some in-field ...

  2. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    size in the fertilizer industry) Particle density Bulk density Particle shape Crushing Strength ... Shape Particle Shape can vary among fertilizers. Shapes can be classified as round (spherical or ... egg-shaped), cubic, rectangular and irregular. Urea and DAP are examples of spherically shaped fertilizers, ...

  3. ANR-841-2E: Tobacco Sucker Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0841-2e

    control on burley tobacco). Take the same precautions noted for burley tobacco when using FA for sucker ... Take time to calibrate your application technique to ensure the finished spray is not puddling. ...

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

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

    habitat and connect otherwise fragmented spaces. Bee on red maple. Photo by Heather Holm. Adreana bee on ... Stock. Black gum leaves are often egg-shaped with smooth margins. Photo by J. Clevinger. Cherry and plum ... heart-shaped leaves emerge after the flowers and turn bright yellow in the fall. Leafcutter bees often use the ...

  5. Beech Bark Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-09

    bodies (perithecia) of the fungus will appear as small red dots in a roughly circular shape in the ... beech trees in an area. The increase of the scale insect can be slow, taking up to 10 years, but may ... Disease in North America: Over a century of research revisited. 2017. Forest Ecology and Management. 394: ...

  6. Feral Swine in Ohio: Managing Damage and Conflicts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-26

    same genus and species, Sus scrofa. These mixed ancestries lend variability in physical shape, color, ... significant damage to agricultural and natural resources. Ecological and economic losses from feral swine ...

  7. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    mid-June to mid-August. Take care in watering so that the soil does not remain soggy for any prolonged ...

  8. Planning for the Successful Transition of Your Agricultural Business

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

    livestock, crop inventories, machinery, equipment, land, and buildings. Rarely does the next generation take ... (buying a tractor or other expensive capital items) and when the next generation will take over control of ... transition process could take years. Final Thought Transferring a family farm or farm business to the next ...

  9. Facilitating Positive Behavior in 4-H

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-45

    picking on the child seated next to them or chatting with others during the meeting—the volunteer can take ...

  10. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Harvesting, Washing, and Drying

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-64

    of the plant to dry and market as well. It takes approximately 300 fresh wild-simulated roots to ... equal one pound of dried ginseng, and it takes several hours to harvest each pound.  Washing Once the ... humidity, and type of heat will all affect how long roots take to dry. Safe temperature ranges for drying ...

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