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  1. Opportunities for Subsurface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    Economics; The Ohio State University The ability to place fertilizer and other soil amendments below the soil ... horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... Equipment Types and Capabilities Farmers seeking to reduce nutrient losses and improve soil quality need ...

  2. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    textures. The range of soil-test K values, nutrient management approaches, and soil textures provides ... ANR-0147 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/19/2024 Manbir Rakkar, Soil Fertility ... the surrounding soil (higher concentration) during active nutrient uptake. Soil conditions that impact ...

  3. Soils and Soil Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0136

    nutrients—aka “potential for productivity” water—2%–50% of soil volume water-holding capacity is directly ... nutrients air—2%–50% of soil volume oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen occupies same spaces between soil ... plants Functions of soils: medium for plant growth—supplies water, air, and nutrients to plant roots ...

  4. Ohio Phosphorus (P) Use by Crop Reporting District

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0144

    epa.ohio.gov/static/Portals/35/documents/Nutrient-Mass-Balance-Study-2020.pdf Ag Crops and Livestock phosphorus soil fertility nutrient management water quality Agriculture and ... Nutrient Use in Ohio section “Determining P 2 O 5 Available from Fertilizer and Manure” were used to ... Nutrient Availability: Fertilizer Annual fertilizer P 2 O 5 use has declined statewide by 69,000 tons or ...

  5. Soil Phosphorus and Crop Response to Phosphorus Fertilizer in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0146

    ANR-0146 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/18/2024 Manbir Rakkar, Soil Fertility ... P forms. Similarly, when P fertilizers are added to soil, they increase the soil-solution P concentration. ... transferring P from soil to roots. Crop Response to P Fertilizer Application The probability of a crop ...

  6. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    Manager; Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program; Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  7. Pigweed Identification Guide

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0077

    these species is critical, as they present varying degrees of management and economic concern. Below are ... sustainability of agronomic operations. For chemical and other control options that manage these pigweed species, ... local Ohio State University Extension personnel for recommendations. For more information about managing ...

  8. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    Plant selection Plant nutrition and fertilization Pest management Economic Considerations for Hops ... capital, time and management. A business and marketing plan is essential to developing a successful hops ... planted hops.  Weed seeds can remain dormant in the soil until conditions are ideal for germination. Weed ...

  9. Ohio Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Requirements: Who Needs to Get Certified and What Steps to Take

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0142

    or other plant nutrient. Manure and lime are exempt unless mixed with fertilizer materials or ... training focuses on the 4 Rs of nutrient management:  right source of nutrients, right rate,  place, and ... according to and in substantial compliance with a voluntary nutrient management plan (VNMP).  VNMPs are ...

  10. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    as responses after occurrence (e.g., fertilizer management, remedial product applications, crop ... (KSU, n.d.). Management decisions to lessen the negative yield impacts from short-term severe weather ... plants can occur at temperatures below 46 F. Colder soil temperatures also result in more calendar days ...

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