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  1. Worried About Fuel Prices? Grow Cover Crops for Fertilizer Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worried-about-fuel-prices-grow-cover-crops-fertilizer-needs

    research, cover crops supply ample nitrogen and recycle phosphorus for fertilizers while maintaining soil ... vegetables to evaluate their biomass production and nutrient management capabilities. He found nine varieties ... application was not needed, while using cover crops to recycle nutrients like phosphorus and to enhance soil ...

  2. High Yields and a Cost Savings with Liquid Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-yields-and-cost-savings-liquid-manure

    nutrients for the soil. The idea is to find a way to make better use of it than applying it to bare fields ... sponsors include Ohio Composting and Manure Management and the Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators ... produces yields comparable to applying commercial fertilizer, according to Ohio State University Extension ...

  3. Organic Research

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/organic-research

    on-station research trials, economic analysis, soil health testing, and farmer surveys. The goals are to ... understand impacts of balancing on soils, crops, and weeds. To learn more about our lab's work on this ... : http://organicfarmingresearchnetwork.org.ohio-state.edu Soil health testing (USDA-Organic Funded, Organic Farming Research Foundation) Soil testing is ...

  4. Ohio State Shares in $20M USDA Grant for Sustainability of Corn Production in the Midwest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-shares-20m-usda-grant-sustainability-corn-production-midwest

    said Robert Mullen, OARDC and OSU Extension soil fertility and nutrient management specialist. ... authority on the impact of carbon sequestration on soil fertility and sustainability, and Kristie Lekis, ... $3 million. The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), OSU Extension, and the ...

  5. Soil Health Testing

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/soil-health-testing

    standardized soil tests. However, total organic matter is not an ideal indicator of nutrient availability ... plants and soil food webs use to cycle nutrients and energy through the soil. Because of the importance ... PROJECT SUMMARY Total organic matter is an important soil property that is routinely measured in ...

  6. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    AWARENESS program for local farmers and agribusiness managers to teach them about the hazards associated ...

  7. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-balancing-call-conversations

    Soil management not only impacts crop yields, but also has a huge impact on the environment. For ... organic farmers, soil balancing has become a widely used method for soil management. Soil balancing is ... soil balancing. Researchers will be on hand to provide input and answer questions but the main focus ...

  8. Soil Fertility Lab presents research at CFAES annual research conference

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-fertility-lab-presents-research-cfaes-annual-research-conference

    competition awarding monetary prizes to the top three presenters in each category. The Soil Fertility Lab ... The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted their annual research ... Included in the conference was a poster session featuring research conducted by graduate students (separated ...

  9. 300-Bushel Corn? Learn More at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/300-bushel-corn-learn-more-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference-0

    production management topics including cover crops, soil fertility, nutrient management, crop management ... which includes information on fertility, weed control, fungicides, geography, soil types and water ... strip-till, and managing risk. "We'll be looking at some of the tools, cultural practices, and ...

  10. Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-residue-option-if-forage-supplies-are-short

    Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist. "The actual amounts of nitrogen, ... McCutcheon. "We can also help our pastures by fertilizing. Fall is an excellent time to fertilize. Proper ... soil pH and adequate soil nutrients will enhance forage competitiveness." For the latest ...

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