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  1. Current Master Gardener Volunteers

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/current-master-gardeners

      News The  Bee Short Course  for Community Scientists starts this month, a free webinar series!  ...     Additional Continuing Education Programs All programs will require pre-registration State OSUE MGV   Lunch ... and Learn and Happy Hour Webinar Series: Fall/Winter/Spring 2020-2021 The Cincinnati Zoo & ...

  2. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... success and earlier harvest by using pepper transplants over direct seeding. Choose transplants with ... them to outdoor climates. Place the plants outdoors in the sun for a few hours each day, increasing ...

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

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

    document, and report. Also, some grants are considered income on which taxes are paid. Grants require ... 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 ...

  4. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild-Simulated Approach

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-57

    fact sheet we will be focusing on growing ginseng in the wild-simulated fashion. Wild ginseng from the ... plant begins to produce seed after about 3 years of age. In the fall before the vegetation dies back for ... winter, ginseng seeds fall to the ground and lay dormant for 16–18 months before germinating (Figure 1). ...

  5. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    harvest. Under favorable conditions for disease development, the entire crop can be completely rotted on ... shrinks into a wrinkled “mummy.” Rotted fruit and mummies may remain on the tree or fall to the ground. ... packing injuries greatly increase the losses due to brown rot. Growers must realize that brown rot spores ...

  6. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program Pollinators are animals that transfer ... pollen, and in the process, transfer pollen to other plants. Bees and other pollinators help increase ... tables A and B at the end of the fact sheet). This fact sheet will mainly focus on insecticides, since ...

  7. Powdery Mildew of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-11

    powdery mildew (Fig. 2). Cleistothecia contain spores (ascospores) that serve to infect in the fall and ... becomes infected with powdery mildew in the fall soon after planting, but these early infections are ... not require free water on the plant surfaces, but high relative humidity (near 100 percent) favors ...

  8. Using Corn for Livestock Grazing

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

    the grazing season. Typically, corn  (Zea mays  L.) is grown and harvested by livestock producers for ... flexible as to when it can be grazed. It has been used successfully during the summer, fall, and even ... winter. Using livestock to graze corn reduces the need for investment in harvest and feeding equipment. ...

  9. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    Conversely, if the pump is pressurized excessively, the application rate will be increased while creating ... alternative method is to record the time required to spray 1,000 square feet and later catch and measure the ... calculate the correct walking pace to cut down on time that may require to complete the trial and error ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5527

    to harvest. The sugar content drops as soon as they are picked, so harvest green garden peas just ... option for meeting this nutritional requirement: Peas contain vitamins A, C, and K, along with B vitamins ...

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