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  1. Tomatoes and the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tomatoes-and-wayne-county-fair

    check out the National Center for Home Food Preservation web site at the University of Georgia for ...

  2. Farm Science Review

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/farm-science-review-0

    options for water management and soil erosion are demonstrated through constructed wetlands, stream ...

  3. Corn Smut

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-smut

    crop rotation or planting in a smut-free location as the spores survive in soil for several years. ... corn and popcorn rather than field corn. The spores will live in the soil and practicing a 3-year ... rotation will aid in keeping the fungus at bay. The spores also survive well in acidic soils. The ...

  4. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    fields to allow the seeds to germinate. Regardless of seeding, always make sure to run a soil test for pH ... summary, prepare for late summer forage planting as you would other times of year – soil test, prepare ...

  5. Amending Soils with Lime or Gypsum (NRCS 333)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/amending-soils-lime-or-gypsum-nrcs-333

    The use of lime and gypsum as soil amendments can enhance crop production. The two types of ... material provide different outcomes in the soil profile which are important to differentiate to know when ... and where to best utilize these products. Lime, also known as agricultural limestone, neutralizes soil ...

  6. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District supplies great resources and photos of two-stage ...

  7. Nutrient Management Plan (NRCS 590)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/nutrient-management-plan-nrcs-590

    conservation concerns related to nitrogen, phosphorus, and soil erosion. A nutrient management plan should be ... management plan should: match the nutrient needs of the crop with soil-available nutrients. It should ... the plan should attempt to limit soluble nutrients left in the soil at the end of the growing season. ...

  8. Cover Crops (NRCS 340)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/cover-crops-nrcs-340

    regular growing season. Its primary purpose is to improve or maintain soil health and ecosystem quality. ... to feed and protect the soil, suppress weeds, and manage nutrients. They have been used in: ... production fields (grain, vegetable, or livestock) that are subject to soil erosion. A living plant will ...

  9. Subsurface Placement of Nutrient

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/subsurface-placement-nutrient

    Subsurface placement is the practice of getting nutrients placed into the soil versus leaving ... nutrients on the soil surface. Fertilizer sources commonly used today are highly soluble products that once ... soil can provide more binding sites or reduce exposure to runoff. Options for surface application ...

  10. Tillage Intensity to Maintain Target Residue Cover (NRCS 329, 345 & 346)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/tillage-intensity-maintain-target-residue-cover-nrcs-329-345-346

    be used to manage soil moisture/ temperature by manipulation of residue cover. Tillage will ... incorporate inputs such as soil-activated, pre-emergence herbicides, and broadcast nutrient applications. ... tool operated at various speeds and depths will impact the intensity of soil disturbance and hold ...

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