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  1. South Centers scientist recognized for reaching commercialization milestone

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/south-centers-scientist-recognized-for-reaching-commercialization-milestone

    Bradford Sherman South Centers/CFAES Fifteen years ago, Dr. Khandakar (Rafiq) Islam created a soil ... informed decisions concerning soil health and the potential for agricultural productivity. “Farmers would ... later, we can know the quality of the soil?’” Islam recalled, when asked about his inspiration for ...

  2. Hay Sampling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-sampling

    nutrient values comparable to straw.  Feeding low and medium quality hay without a forage test analysis ... presents a challenge.  Does the hay meet the animal’s nutrient requirement?  If not, how much ... is reasonable to expect that an animal can consume enough of the forage to meet its nutrient ...

  3. Increased Dairy Cow Productivity and Reduced Environmental Impact

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-dairy-cow-productivity-and-reduced-environmental-impact

    period.  The researchers doing the study, Judith Capper, a livestock sustainability consultant from the ... ecosystem health, a research focus should be on investigating other mechanisms that would allow for further ... reductions in nutrient excretion, following the lead of the swine industry in this respect. The authors ...

  4. Kazak researcher receives short-term training on sustainable agriculture

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2019/kazak-researcher-receives-short-term-training-sustainable-agriculture

    Research and Development Center, and Beau Ingle, Program Manager, Office of International Programs, College ... as a short-term visiting scholar with the Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources program at The Ohio ... 30, 2019 for his professional development on soil health, soil-borne disease and biocontrol, ...

  5. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59191

    also be imposed. Soil is an extremely heavy material and may weigh more than 100 pounds per cubic foot. ... A cubic yard of soil (3 by 3 by 3 feet), which contains 27 cubic feet of material, may weigh more than ... the size of the average office desk. Wet soil, rocky soil, or rock is usually heavier. A person can ...

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

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

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

  7. Pesticide License Testing Dates Set

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/pesticide-license-testing-dates-set

    reached at 330-264-8722. CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on ...

  8. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    add organic matter to the soils. Fertilizer and Lime A soil test is recommended in the fall to address ... prior to spring planting. Always apply lime and fertilizers based on soil test recommendations. ... establish good soil tilth. Some growers will plant a fall cover crop such as oats, annual rye, or clover to ...

  9. Turkey Time Tips!

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/turkey-time-tips

    What's the best way to prepare the turkey? How can I make our favorite dishes more healthy? How can ...

  10. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... vineyards to monitor the overall balance of major nutrients and soil pH, a primary determinant of nutrient ... availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ...

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