Ohio State Extension Fact Sheets

The following fact sheets are of interest to organic production. 

Organic Production

The Organic Certification Process for Crops
SAG-3
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-3

Understanding Pesticides in Organic and Conventional Crop Production Systems
ANR-69
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-69

Biopesticide Controls of Plant Diseases: Resources and Products for Organic Farmers in Ohio
SAG-18
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18

Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Management of Soilborne Diseases in Midwestern Vegetable Production
HYG-3315
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3315

Soil Management

Ohio Soil Health Card
SAG-1
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-1

Soil Quality Test Kit
SAG-4
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4

Soil Terminology and Definitions
SAG-19
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

Role of Soil Fungus
ANR-37
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

Role of Soil Bacteria
ANR-36
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-36

The Biology of Soil Compaction
SAG-10
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-10

Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling
SAG-16
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

Soil AMendments

Inoculants and Soil Amendments of Organic Growers
SAG-17
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results
ANR-55
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

Horse Manure Management
AGF-212
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production
ANR-34
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

Understanding Value in Lime
ANR-9
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-9

Cover Crops

Cover Crop Fundamentals
AGF-142
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

Oilseed Radish Cover Crop
SAG-5
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-5

Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops
SAG-9
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

Farm Management

Grants and Low-Interest Loans for Ohio Small Farms
ANR-63
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63

Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants
HYG-6105-15
https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105
includes steps for reporting and documenting damage

Many additional factsheets are available on useful topics including disease identification, farm management, and more.

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