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Improving Success with Soil-less Rooting Media
Matt Kleinhenz, posted October 10, 2020


Grafting, In-row Spacing, and Seasonal Nitrogen Application Rate Effects on Watermelon Yield and Quality
Matt Kleinhenz, posted October 3, 2020


High Tunnel Site Selection Tips
Matt Kleinhenz, posted September 19, 2020


Optimizing Plant Spacing (Population) and Seasonal Nitrogen Rates in Grafted Watermelon Production
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 22, 2020


Rotation Crops in High Tunnel Production
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 8, 2020


Optimizing Soil Moisture in Drip-irrigated Soils
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 1, 2020


Grafting, In-row Spacing, and Total Seasonal Nitrogen Effects on Watermelon Yield and Quality
Matt Kleinhenz, posted July 11, 2020


Water Needs and Supplies, and Delivered during Typical Drip Irrigation Events
Matt Kleinhenz, posted July 4, 2020


Factors Influencing Measures of °Brix (Soluble Solids), an Indicator of Potential Crop Quality
Matt Kleinhenz, posted June 27, 2020


Grafted Plants, Suppliers, and Experiments
Matt Kleinhenz, posted June 6, 2020


Transplants: Roots, Shoots, and Water
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 23, 2020


Upcoming Session to Focus on Long-term Success in High Tunnel Production
Matt Kleinhenz, posted April 20, 2020


From New and Unusual to Common (or Maybe Not): The Dynamic World of Specialty Varieties
Matt Kleinhenz, posted September 28, 2019


One Example of How Grafting May Benefit Pepper Growers
Matt Kleinhenz, posted September 21, 2019


Harvests of Data Hopefully Increase Harvests of Money
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 24, 2019


Lab to Field to Basket: Potato Research and Extension to Strengthen the “Chip Business”
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 17, 2019


Making Up Lost Ground (actually, for Lost Plants or Leaves)
Matt Kleinhenz, posted July 6, 2019


Persistently-wet Soils Early in the Season: Consequences and Mitigation
Matt Kleinhenz, posted June 29, 2019


More and Better Tools to Help Respond Effectively to Weather-related Challenges
Matt Kleinhenz, posted June 8, 2019


Research newly Completed and Started
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 25, 2019


Growers and Researchers continue to Study Grafted Vegetable Plants
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 4, 2019


Specialty Crop Growers’ Roundtable at OARDC
Matt Kleinhenz, posted January 19, 2019


The 2019 Ohio Produce Network Program: Count on It
Matt Kleinhenz, posted January 12, 2019


Grower, Gardener, Educator, and Researcher – All can Gain from Vegetable Grafting
Matt Kleinhenz, posted January 4, 2019


Biodegradable Mulch: Your Next Production Tool?
Matt Kleinhenz, posted October 6, 2018


Fruit Yield and Quality in a Strip-Till Tomato System as Influenced by Grafted Plants and Crop Biostimulants
Matt Kleinhenz, posted September 1, 2018


Building a Shared Understanding of Soil Balancing
Matt Kleinhenz, posted August 13, 2018


Can Microbial Inoculants (Biostimulants) Enhance Vegetable Yield and/or Quality?
Matt Kleinhenz, posted July 22, 2017


Monitor and Predict Conditions during Production, Storage, and Transport
Matt Kleinhenz, posted June 17, 2017


That’s a Great Idea! Can I/We Test It?
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 27, 2017


High Tunnel Vegetable Production: Challenges and Opportunities Workshop
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 20, 2017


Graft, Roll, Crimp, Crush, and Strip: A Few of the Steps included in an Ongoing Study
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 20, 2017


Larger, better, and more stress-tolerant crops with microbial biostimulants?
Matt Kleinhenz posted May 11, 2017


Vegetable Grafting: Why and How
Matt Kleinhenz, posted May 3, 2017


A High-Tunnel That is Easy to Move and Easy to Keep in Place
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 21, pp. 1-2
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Are Grafted Plants Especially Beneficial When Strip- or No-Tillage are Used?
Zheng Wang, Jennifer Moyseenko, and Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 20, pp. 1-2
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Does the Base Cation Saturation Ratio (BCSR) Philosophy Affect Your Crops, Soils, Weeds, and Bottom-line?
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 18, pp. 1-2
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Drainage Around High Tunnels is Important
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 17, pp. 1-2
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Understanding the Base Cation Saturation (BCSR) Philosophy of Soil and Nutrient Management
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 14, pp. 4-5
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Will Grafted Plants be Useful in Processing Tomato Production?
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 13, pg. 3
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Getting the Most from Crop Biostimulants and Biofertilizers
Zheng Wang, Julie Laudick, and Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 12, pp. 4-5
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When Does Low Soil Moisture Most Affect Cabbage?
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 11, pp. 2-3
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Typical Yield Patterns of Grafted and Ungrafted Tomato, Watermelon, and Melon Plants
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 10, pg. 9
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Strip Tillage and Grafting: Useful Combination?
Zheng Wang, Jennifer Moyseenko, and Matthew Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 9, pg. 3
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Three Quick Points About Diagnosing Nutrient Deficiencies
Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 7, pg. 2
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Three Things to Look for on Microbe-containing Biofertilizer and Biostimulant Labels
Julie Laudick, Zheng Wang, and Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 7-8
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Research Enhancing Fall-to-Spring High Value Leafy Vegetable Production
Susie Walden, Sonia Walker and Matt Kleinhenz in Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 5-6
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Strip Tillage and Grafting in Vegetable Production – Results from 2015 and New Study in 2016
Zheng Wang in Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 3-4
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Strip Tillage and Grafting in Vegetable Production – Results from 2015 and New Study in 2016
Zheng Wang in Vol. 23, No. 2, pg. 2
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