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  1. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    profitability is by harvesting two crops in the same year through either relay-intercrop (RI) systems (planting ... a second crop prior to harvest of the first crop) or double-crop (DC) systems (planting a second crop after ... harvest of a first crop) (Figure 1). This fact sheet compares the yield and profitability of several RI, ...

  2. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    marketing considerations that potential Ohio hemp growers should focus on to avoid expensive transaction ... abiotic factors. This article complements the previous fact sheet by focusing on the latest aspects of ... alternatives that tend to meet regulation requirements. Propagation and Nursery Techniques Genetic purity and ...

  3. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    popularity with exhibitors of smaller animals. This increase in electrical usage can easily overload the ... fall, winter, and spring. But they are less effective in the summer due to the small temperature ... can pose a safety concern for fairgoers and exhibitors. Safety should always be considered before ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    environmental stresses and pest outbreaks. Turfgrass seed is harvested in the summer and tested in the fall and ... poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ... Seed Act (USDA n.d.) mandates certain requirements of seed labeling that must be followed by all seed ...

  5. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    the soil of home lawns to increase the soil pH. Soil pH, a measure of the soil's acidity or ... soil pH above 6.0 can increase the availability of these nutrients, thus making it easier to maintain ... should be made either in the spring or fall when rainfall is most abundant. Rain helps move the material ...

  6. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    Woven Wire Bin One easy-to-make, economical container requires only a length of  woven wire fencing. ... construction. Wire mesh can be substituted for wooden sides to increase air flow. Turning Bins Turning bins are ... be composted in open heaps. Bins are  not required. When food wastes are added, however, the compost  ...

  7. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    to unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte ...

  8. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ... to a temperature increase inside the structure. A validation conducted by Frantz et al. in 2010 ... a double-layer polyethylene film glazing. Replacing this glazing with a single-layer film increased the ...

  9. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    the female requires proteins and iron from blood to produce eggs. Female mosquitoes use specialized ... late summer and early fall, female Northern house mosquitoes are more inclined to bite humans and ... diabetes, and heart diseases often experience more severe WNV symptoms. Age and sex also seem to increase ...

  10. 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 ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... known as ornamental rhubarb, is not edible. Site Requirements  Rhubarb will grow and produce in most ...

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