Corn Residue an 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 ...
Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications
University Extension soil fertility specialist, said that producers should look to soil tests to determine ... potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don't let bumper corn and soybean ... the level of potassium and phosphorus in the soil, then decide whether or not an application is ...
Drainage Technology Can Better Manage Crops, Protect Environment
through the soil. "Such data teaches farmers how to best use the structures for nutrient management ... takes to manage crop nutrients while protecting the environment. The sub-surface drainage structure ... allowing Sullivan to more accurately manage crop nutrients, such as nitrogen, and keep pollutants out of ...
ECO Farming: A New Farming System for the 21st Century
“The goal is to protect the soil from soil erosion, increase water infiltration, and decrease nutrient ... mining it of nutrients, destroying soil structure and losing 60 to 80 percent of soil organic matter,” ... Continuous living cover, and Other best management practices,” said Jim Hoorman, assistant professor with OSU ...
50th Anniversary of Dept of Plant Pathology
of our anniversary year with a reunion luncheon in Columbus and in Wooster. View event videos and ... Research and Development Center documents the people and places that have been the foundation of the ...
Farmers Can Take Steps to Decrease Manure Pathogens in Runoff
movement of pathogens and nutrients from the soil surface to the field drain tiles, with potential ... available demonstrating the transport of manure pathogens through no-till soils. Fertilizer chemicals and ... nutrients are also readily transported through no-till soils via macropores from the surface to drain tiles. ...
management strategies. My research uses an amplicon based metagenomics approach to study oomycete populations ... known as species complexes. For this reason management of oomycetes becomes challenging and population ... soil physical properties in species diversity and abundance. This information is then used during ...
Livestock Manure a Winner As Alternative Spring Crop Fertilizer
Albert Maag of the Putnam County Soil and Water District said that research shows that farmers are ... management of their crops by effectively utilizing high-risk nutrients," said Maag. The swine manure was ... to produce yields comparable to traditional fertilizer applications, and the alternative option may ...
Reduce Inputs, Improve Bottom Line at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
fertility, nutrient management, crop management, soil and water, scouting, and precision agriculture. Two new ... Agricultural Research and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, USDA ... around the country will focus on cost-saving, production management topics including cover crops, soil ...
World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day
OSU soil scientist-- Fertilizer to food/soil nutrient cycle. • Missy Bauer, The Andersons-- Corn ... Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist-- Starter fertilizers and pop-ups. • Keith Deidrick, ... crops production and management. The field day will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Fayette ...