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  1. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    exchange sites. As buffer pH decreases, the amount of lime required to neutralize both active and potential ... acidity increases. Soils with an abundance of exchange sites (high buffering capacities) have a greater ... supply of H + and Al 3+ than soils with fewer exchange sites (low buffering capacities). Fine textured ...

  2. Growing Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1423

    select the correct site, right cultivars, and appropriate training and trellis system, maintain a good ... fertility program, follow an effective pest management program and properly prune grapevines annually. ... Table 1: American Cultivars Suggested for Ohio Cultivar Color Winter Hardiness Ripening Season Remarks ...

  3. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    programs can be tailored as needed and may end up cutting grower costs. While tissue analysis may be ...

  4. Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

    funded.  Many grant programs require matching dollars or labor. The odds of some proposals may improve with ... requires cost share for some farm programs such as the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). USDA ... for the grant program and contacting the local Farm Service Agency or Natural Resources Conservation ...

  5. Botrytis Bunch Rot or Gray Mold of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-03

    cultivars develop a reddish color. Under high relative humidity and moisture, infected berries usually ... berry provides an excellent infection site for the fungus even in the absence of favorable environmental ...

  6. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    in wood to create nest sites for their young. These bees do not consume wood; they feed on pollen and ... exposed sites, but those bees and their offspring were the most easily targeted by management efforts; now ... surface of roof fascia boards is a common site of attack. Nail holes, exposed saw cuts, and unpainted wood ...

  7. Chicken Breed Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-60

    lays blue/green eggs. Figure 2. Chicken eggs vary in sizes and colors.   Egg Production All hens will ... support shell development. Egg colors vary between breeds. Egg colors include: white, various shades of ... brown, or other colors such as blue and green. The best egg laying breeds tend to be the smaller bodied ...

  8. Guidelines for Applying Liquid Animal Manure to Cropland with Subsurface and Surface Drains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-21

    Extension Educator Jonathan N. Rausch, Extension Program Director, Food, Agricultural, and Biological ... on-site means of stopping the discharge from subsurface drains. Subsurface drainage outlets should be ... eminent, or directly after a rainfall event. After a significant rainfall event, the site should be allowed ...

  9. Making and Preserving Sauerkraut

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5364

    fermentation. Head size (small to large), shape (round, flat, conical, and variations), density, and color ... Smith. Sauerkraut: From Garden to Table; FN-433; www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/foods/fn433.pdf. Fargo, ND: ...

  10. Lady Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-45

    often allow it to rapidly wipe out its prey. Aggregation Sites During the autumn, lady beetles crawl to ... overwintering sites. Some species aggregate to overwinter. For these, a few to several hundred will gather to ... protect themselves from cold winter temperatures. The aggregation site may be located at the base of ...

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