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  1. Considerations for Managing Higher Fertilizer Prices on Your Dairy

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/considerations-managing-higher-fertilizer-prices

    LaBarge, Field Specialist, Nutrient Management, Ohio State University Extension Fertilizer prices have been ... Farm Economics newsletter (https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2021/10/management-decisions-relative-to-high-nitrogen-fertilizer ... pricing. Management Considerations Soil Sampling & Testing Soil testing is always an important ...

  2. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    increase in fertilizer prices, there is renewed interest in the nutrient value of manure. This article will ... Extension has a good publication available on-line at http://extension.psu.edu/plants/nutrient-management ... /educational/manure-storage-and-handling/manure-sampling-for-nutrient-management-planning ...

  3. World Food Prize Side Event: A Food Systems Approach to Transforming Africa’s Soil Health: Policy, Science, Implementation and Impact

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/world-food-prize-side-event-food-systems-approach-transforming-africa%E2%80%99s-soil-health

    transforming soil health. Healthy soils are critical for producing nutritious foods, closing water and nutrient ... globally. If we feed the soil, the soil can feed the world. Optimized use of mineral fertilizers, combined ... science, implementation, and impact of smart fertilization strategies for soil health to enhance ...

  4. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... December is $17.95/cwt, followed by a further increase in January 2022 to $18.23/cwt. Nutrient prices It ... averages ($0.38/lb and $0.08/lb, respectively). Although in line with typical seasonal cycling of nutrient ...

  5. Farm Office Live Offers Upcoming Sessions

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/december-3-2021/farm-office-live-offers-upcoming-sessions

    Farm Office Live provides the latest outlook and updates on ag law, farm management, ag economics, ... farm business analysis, and other issues dealt with in your farm office. Our specialists digest the ...

  6. CFAES Faculty can Apply to Attend DC Days in May 2022

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/december-3-2021/cfaes-faculty-can-apply-attend-dc-days-may-2022

    The Office for Research and Graduate Education will once again be offering an opportunity for ... researchers to become more competitive by providing an opportunity to visit with federal program officers. ... This allows researchers to determine if a basic research concept matches the sponsor’s mission, seek ...

  7. Specialty Crop Research Initiative Offers a Funding Opportunity

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/december-3-2021/specialty-crop-research-initiative-offers-funding

    The USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) was established to solve critical industry ... issues through research and Extension activities. The SCRI will give priority to projects that are ... nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/specialty-crop-research-initiative-scri. Projects must address at least one of five focus areas: Research in plant breeding, genetics, and ...

  8. Giving ugly food a chance

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-ugly-food-chance

    waste—could help improve sales of “ugly” produce, new research suggests. The study measured consumers’ ... is edible but unmarketable because of its appearance. The researchers are assessing ways to “win” ... Brian Roe, the  Fred N. Van Buren Endowed Professor in Farm Management  in the  Department of ...

  9. Thoughts from Jackie

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/december-3-2021/thoughts-jackie

    meet within our professional affiliations, and a chance to recognize our partners (both internal and ... a portion of their event to share some of the exciting things that are happening within Extension and our ...

  10. Giving shoppers a nudge to forgo plastic bags

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/giving-shoppers-nudge-forgo-plastic-bags

    home in a single-use plastic bag, new research suggests. In the study, conducted at two convenience ... their rejection of a disposable bag reduced plastic bag use by about 30%. The researchers experimented ... graduate student Sapana Bastola, both at Louisiana State University. The research is published in the ...

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