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  1. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    blind inlets) to reduce soil and nutrient losses. No application of P containing fertilizer or organic ... Professor and State Specialist in Soil Fertility, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio ... (i.e., manure, biosolids, compost) nutrient sources to frozen or snow-covered soil unless applied to ...

  2. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    important soil measurements that help determine how a soil is managed and fertilized. While standard soil ... Capacity (CEC) Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a fundamental soil property used to predict plant nutrient ... availability and retention in the soil. It is the potential of available nutrient supply, not a direct ...

  3. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil.  Soil is an excellent ... uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ... that can make people sick. Organic matter in the effluent creates bad odors and the nutrients in ...

  4. Attracting more farmers to participate in water quality efforts

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/attracting-more-farmers-participate-water-quality-efforts

    is keeping farmers from changing how they apply fertilizer to their fields, according to a behavioral ... being asked to do, such as applying fertilizer underground rather than on the surfaces of fields, will ... phosphorus runoff from farm fields. Phosphorus, a nutrient needed by crop plants to grow, is present in ...

  5. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    harvest practices, and good storage managementOur 2019 corn silage harvest presents some challenges, ... the later part of July in our area.  There are consequences to this that affect silage production. ... wet silage is seepage.  Seepage equates to loss of nutrients and if that seepage reaches a stream, ...

  6. SENR Seminar Series- Effects of surface treatments and tree species on oil pad reforestation

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/senr-seminar-series-sept5

    different soil surface treatments – control (planting only, no treatment), disking, fertilization, and ... disking with fertilization- on vacant well pads. We concurrently determined response of herbaceous ... vegetation to the same treatments and evaluated differences in soil characteristics between well pads and ...

  7. Corn Silage Best Management Practices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-silage-best-management-practices

    content.  This week I will cover other best management practices to achieve good quality corn silage for ... both immature and our normal, mature corn plants.   As mentioned last week, good quality corn silage is ... delivered.  On-farm sampling of bunker silo density by researchers at Penn State showed that often the top ...

  8. Campus Sustainability Survey Report Now Available

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/campus-sustainability-survey-report-now-available

    research, noting that the next survey will be conducted in October. “Our goal,” Slagle says,” is that this ... sustainability-related academic, research and professional opportunities, particularly those that build new skills,” says ... outgoing lab manager Emily Walpole, who ran the 2018 survey. “Students are consistently interested in ...

  9. Consumer Debt Relief in the United States and Canada

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5247

    entering a debt management plan to avoid filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy Code Chapter 7 Chapter 7 is the ... December 31, 2018 (Fannie Mae 2017). Resources on how to get started with managing debt and applying for ... and enter into a debt management plan. Each of these options has different implications for the ...

  10. 2019 Silage Production and Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/2019-silage-production-and-management

    Corn Silage Production and Management 2019 Corn silage is an important component of many dairy and ... beef cattle rations.  An added challenge for this year's silage production and management are the ... some important keys to making and storing a high quality corn silage feedstuff, including management ...

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