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  1. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    Unfortunately, some nutrients will escape our soils regardless of the level of management. Some slowly leach down ... nutrients in the soil. The goal was to reduce fertilizer costs without reducing yield, thus increasing ... heavy rain events. Nutrients that leave our fields are dollars washed down the drain. Here are a few ...

  2. New Dietary Guidelines for 2020-2025

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/new-dietary-guidelines-2020-2025

    online materials at dietaryguidelines.gov. Strong evidence links the food we eat with our health, but the ... Count.” This means nutrient-dense foods and beverages should take up most of a person’s daily calorie ... limit. Nutrient-dense foods and beverages provide vitamins, minerals, and other health-promoting ...

  3. Snow and Freezing Temperatures Bring Harvest Challenges

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    tear. Another important factor to consider is the soil. When you run a combine and a grain cart over ... wet, cold soil, compaction and rutting will happen. It is best to be patient and wait for a time when ... either the soil is frozen enough to be on, or the soil is dry enough to reduce compaction chances. The ...

  4. Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Options

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    There are currently several options available for pesticide and fertilizer applicators to receive ...

  5. Sustainable Agriculture (coming AU21)

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    Manager Policy Developer Agricultural Research Technicians Corporate Sustainability Leader Environmental ... Coming in Autumn 2021! Sustainable Agriculture is about managing a farm as part of an integrated ... system, including plants, animals, soils, people and economies. The sustainable agriculture major will ...

  6. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    nutrient requirements of our livestock.  Walking in it requires more energy and wet; cold mud can decrease ... Through careful management, the productivity of the pasture can increase from year to year.  When soils do ... livestock producers with stock out on winter pastures.  Saturated unfrozen soils, dormant pasture grasses, ...

  7. Focus on Health in 2021

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    With all of the focus on our health these days, I realized that sometime there are things that ... blessings daily! If we look around, there’s always someone with a situation that is worse than ours.  Loss ... Connecting with others during this time is so very important for our mental health and well-being. *Drink ...

  8. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    program that you select! This is a risk management program, not a guaranteed payout. So, what do you do? ... Ben offered the following 4 suggestions based on your personal preference and management strategies. ... The most conservative risk management strategy is to select PLC and then purchase the maximum amount ...

  9. What's the Deal with Composting? Here's the Breakdown

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    are an expense. Composting provides fertility and a source of nutrients for your soil and may even ... value of your compost, combined with soil test values will aid you in making nutrient management ... The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (S.A.R.E.) publication “Building Soils for Better ...

  10. Word for the Year

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/word-year

    It was a year of change, in work, in school, in family schedules and routines, and in our ... the kitchen to come up with nourishing meals both for our family and to share with others.  I’ve found ... Check out our website wayne.osu.edu for details or contact me at hill.14@osu.edu Melinda Hill is an OSU ...

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