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  1. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    Nitrate leaching typically occurs after the crop is harvested in the fall, winter, and early spring months ... protects the soil from rain drop impact (less erosion). By growing a cover crop in the winter, carbon ... profitability. Nitrogen Recycling Legume cover crops (cowpeas, Austrian winter pea, etc.) can provide nitrogen to ...

  2. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

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

    winter, where a BCS of 6 may be more appropriate. Most of the domestic horse population is overweight or ...

  3. Pantry Food Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5401

    a storage shed or garage. Sometimes in the winter, canned goods may freeze. Canned goods may be frozen and ...

  4. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

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

    well-suited for growing rhubarb. This crop requires winter temperatures below 40° F to break dormancy and ...

  5. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    No. Shelled Corn (lb) Soft Red Winter Wheat (lb) Six-Rowed Malting Barley (lb) Two-Rowed Malting ... standards for small grains like soft red winter wheat, barley, and oats, but soybean grades are not impacted ... for Shelled Corn, Soft Red Winter Wheat, Barley, and Oats. U.S. Grade Minimum Test Weight (lb/Bushel) ...

  6. Managing for Bobwhite Quail in Ohio's Agricultural Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-27

    dramatic declines associated with severe winters in 1977 and 1978. Bobwhite populations are capable of ... find mates. Most birds stay within one-quarter mile of where they spent the winter while others travel ... several miles away from their wintering locations. Bobwhites in Ohio have been found to move more than 12 ...

  7. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

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

    780,  Controlling Disease and Insects in Home Fruit Plantings.  Winter Mulching In addition to value for ... weed control, mulching is necessary to provide winter protection for the plants. Apply straw that is ... Mulches used for winter protection should be pulled from plants in early spring, before there is much leaf ...

  8. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    especially through the winter. F Firebreak/Fire Lane. A natural or manmade barrier to prevent the spread of ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Squash and Pumpkin

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5530

    spaghetti-like strands. Hard Shelled (Winter) Squash Selection tips:  Should be heavy for its size, indicating ... 1 pound summer squash = 2–3 servings 1 pound winter squash (flesh) = 1 cup cooked 1 bushel squash = 40 ... pounds 1 bushel winter squash = 16–20 quarts canned Nutrition The Dietary Guidelines for Americans ...

  10. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    winter. Their name, hydrangea, comes from the Greek words “hydor” meaning water, referring to the plant’s ... Providing winter protection will increase success even more. Details are reviewed within the discussion of ... reduced, plants become stressed and more susceptible to diseases as well as winter injury. While hydrangeas ...

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