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  1. Watermelon and other melons

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/vegetables/watermelons-and-other-melons

    outcomes:          These research trials assist with the identification of new cultivars and crop management options ... Watermelon and other melons Objectives(s) of watermelon and melon research  and education:   This ... research explores and identifies new fresh market watermelon and cantaloupe cultivar and variety releases ...

  2. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    soils in urban areas. Ohio State University researchers are studying the effects of composed yard ... organic mulches stimulated the growth of beneficial microbes, increased soil fertility, boosted plant ... disturbed soils in urban landscapes," said Herms. The researchers are focusing on mulches with a low ...

  3. Soil health, corn disorders, weeds topics of upcoming Soil and Water Field Night

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/soil-health-corn-disorders-weeds-topics-upcoming-soil-and-water-field-night

    weed management are topics set to headline the upcoming Soil and Water Field Night, hosted by The Ohio ... partnership with Pike Soil and Water Conservation District and Pike County Solid Waste Management District, ... are a problem for all of us, steal away water, nutrients and light from our crops. Increasing weed ...

  4. Varying Soil Conditions Can Impact Nutrient Levels

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/varying-soil-conditions-can-impact-nutrient-levels

    soil specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), said that the wet ... spring followed by a summer drought may have also affected soil nutrient concentrations. As a result, ... growers should test their soil for nutrient availability following harvest to determine whether or not ...

  5. Ohio State Experts Work with State Agriculture Professionals to Devise Water Quality Recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-work-state-agriculture-professionals-devise-water-quality-0

    agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... E-2567,  which provides information on the basic philosophy of nutrient management; Updated Tables for the ... report also encourages farmers to adopt production guidelines known as “4R Nutrient Management.” The 4R ...

  6. 'Tis the season for strawberries

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2021/tis-the-season-for-strawberries

    fumigants, was used to allow for more highly managed irrigation and nutrient delivery, as well as discharge ... over the holiday season? It may not take a Christmas miracle to make that a reality, say researchers at ... periods, like Thanksgiving and Christmas, is one of the objectives of a new Extension research trial being ...

  7. Join Our ListServ

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/soil-and-bioenergy/join-our-listserv

    What can you expect to recieve from the OSU South Centers Soil, Water and Bioenergy ListServ? The Soil ... , Water, Bioenergy   ListServ provides us a quick way to share important information about soil, water, and ... bioenergy and upcoming related events in Ohio, our local area, and at OSU South Centers. Note:  We do not ...

  8. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    where all of the nutrients are located, is stripped away. So soils where newly seeded turfgrass is ... urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into ... the top soil, perennial ryegrass achieves nine times faster cover and Kentucky bluegrass five times ...

  9. Hops in the news

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/other-specialties/hops/hops-in-the-news

    University's hops research helps farmers, growing industry Ohio State Extension researching hops for brewery ... markets Research Study Aims to Promote Ohio-Grown Hops Hopping in Ohio Ohio Brew Week Symposium Growing ... Hops In The News... Hang on Hoppy (see pages 18-20 for article in magazine) The Ohio State ...

  10. Center for Cooperatives welcomes new staff

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/spring-summer-2022/center-for-cooperatives-welcomes-new-staff

    profits and engagement.  Melissa also successfully managed a University of Kentucky Research Lab pilot ... recycling startup, where she helped develop the operations team, develop and manage onsite business ... operations for the entire manufacturing facility, coordinate, develop and manage company and community ...

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