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  1. Baseline Assessment of Soil Health in Ohio

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/baseline-assessment-soil-health-ohio

    As our understanding of soil health advances, farmers are increasingly interested in assessing and ... improving soils on their farms. Several commercial labs now offer soil health analyses but generating values ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ...

  2. Madison Campbell

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/people/madison-campbell

    is using her time with the Soil Fertility Lab to explore potential career paths. Her research focuses ... majoring in agronomy. She is interested in soil science and it's applications in agronomic research and ... investigating how changes in nutrient content in both soil and plants at different growing points in the season ...

  3. Welcome to Our New Graduate Students: Theresa and Louceline!

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/welcome-our-new-graduate-students-theresa-and-louceline

    fertilization programs to decrease nutrient run-off, ecological weed control using interspecific competition and ... seed bank monitoring. Current research interests involve developing and improving soil health ... methodologies and exploring how different management practices affect soil health and ecosystem services, ...

  4. Locally Grown Hops a Possibility for Ohio’s Booming Microbreweries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/locally-grown-hops-possibility-ohio%E2%80%99s-booming-microbreweries

    production, pest management practices and phenology data.”  From preliminary research, Bergefurd said hops can ... a hop research program focused on production and marketing, said Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension ... should be adaptable to most Ohio soil types. Research plantings will be done at the Ohio Agricultural ...

  5. Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-soil-nutrient-needs-best-continuous-corn-management

    Ohio State University Extension soil fertility specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... an important aspect of fertility management." Additional OARDC research on fertility management ... February 26, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for ...

  6. Extension Publications from Soil Fertility Lab

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/culman-lab-extension-publications

    Acetate Soil Test Values Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio ...   Major bulletins and publications Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Field Crops (condensed ... version) Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Field Crops (full version) Agonomy Guide (15th Edition) ...

  7. Soil Health and Active Organic Matter

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/soil-health-testing

    soil’s total organic matter, but is very important to crop nutrition since nutrients in this fraction are ... microbes and is the source of rapidly cycled nutrients that feed crops. Increasing soil health will ... food web use to cycle nutrients and energy throughout the soil. We are working with three tests that ...

  8. Learn to Manage Manure Effectively at Manure Expo, July 9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-manage-manure-effectively-manure-expo-july-9

    have at their disposal, but managing manure effectively begins with knowing a soil's fertility ... University Extension soil fertility specialist, will discuss how manure application rate and timing effect ... unbalanced nutrient source that has to be managed appropriately," said Mullen, who also holds an ...

  9. Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/research/updating-fertilizer-recommendations

    Alfalfa has served as a cornerstone in nutrient management in field crops for Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. As ... crop production practices in this region evolved, many questioned if the nutrient management guidelines ... collective effort with the ultimate goal of providing farmers objective information to manage nutrients as ...

  10. Management Key to Getting the Most Out of Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/management-key-getting-most-out-manure

    related to no-till and conservation tillage. This year's event covers nutrient management, soil and ... fertilizers, but management is the key to profit and crop performance. Jon Rausch, Ohio State University ... nutrients being lost to the environment." Existing nutrient levels in the soil, how much manure is ...

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