Locally Grown Hops a Possibility for Ohio’s Booming Microbreweries
production, pest management practices and phenology data.” From preliminary research, Bergefurd said hops can ... a hop research program focused on production and marketing, said Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension ... should be adaptable to most Ohio soil types. Research plantings will be done at the Ohio Agricultural ...
Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management
Ohio State University Extension soil fertility specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... an important aspect of fertility management." Additional OARDC research on fertility management ... February 26, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for ...
Learn to Manage Manure Effectively at Manure Expo, July 9
have at their disposal, but managing manure effectively begins with knowing a soil's fertility ... University Extension soil fertility specialist, will discuss how manure application rate and timing effect ... unbalanced nutrient source that has to be managed appropriately," said Mullen, who also holds an ...
Management Key to Getting the Most Out of Manure
related to no-till and conservation tillage. This year's event covers nutrient management, soil and ... fertilizers, but management is the key to profit and crop performance. Jon Rausch, Ohio State University ... nutrients being lost to the environment." Existing nutrient levels in the soil, how much manure is ...
Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test
to make fertilizer management decisions. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University Extension soil ... January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is ... fertility specialist, speculates that number has increased, but those growers not utilizing soil testing are ...
Fertility Management Focus at Conservation Tillage Conference
February 20, 2007 ADA, Ohio – Effective soil fertility management, either through commercial ... production and management practices. Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist with the Ohio ... it," said Mullen. Effective manure management starts with knowing a soil's fertility criteria to ...
Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference
types, yields and other known factors, farmers can divide the field into management zones and take soil ... lime, nitrogen, phosphorus and/or potassium. "Soil type, low fertility and pH levels are main ... Ohio farm using variable rate technology to manage fertilizer applications of potassium and phosphorus ...
Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio)
Cover Crops,” Robert Mullen, soil fertility specialist, OSU Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research ... crops are also being utilized as a nutrient management tool to recycle manure nutrients and prevent ... those nutrients from moving off site during heavy rains. They can also improve soil tilth and soil organic matter, ...
Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications
two main fertilizer inputs made to the soil and extra care should be taken with how both are managed ... . "Soil test, soil test, soil test," said Mullen. "Know what your nutrient status is. If you ... higher soil temperatures and our weather pattern," said Mullen. "If you apply manure now, you ...
Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review
Agricultural Research and Development Center, and Jim Camberato, a Purdue University soil fertility and plant ... September 6, 2006 LONDON, Ohio-- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor ... University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science ...