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  1. What Is a Good Soil Health Number In Ohio?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/what-good-soil-health-number-ohio

    As our understanding of soil health advances, farmers are increasingly interested in assessing and ... analyses (POXC or active carbon, Respiration,  and Soil Protein) were run in the Soil Fertility Lab ... Importance of Soil Type Soil type often needs to be considered when assessing soil fertility test values. For ...

  2. Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4327

    high rates of fertilizer.  Use tillage to mitigate compacted soil layers or zones that interfere with ... Tillage disrupts soil aggregates, and repeated disruption destroys soil structure. It also causes ... a long-term decline in soil organic matter, which further destabilizes soil structure. Tillage disrupts the ...

  3. Can We Get More Information From Our Soil Samples?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/can-we-get-more-information-our-soil-samples

    A soil test is a profitable investment to inform our nutrient management strategy. Some farms find ... aggregate stability.   We have recently updated our guidelines for choosing a soil nutrient lab to include ... consider additional tests that can provide helpful management information. Some examples are soil health, ...

  4. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. We highly recommend using this tool to check any fertilizer recommendations you receive, as we ... Early fall is one of the best times to topdress maintenance fertilizer on perennial forages. Soils ... of soil P and K are important for the productivity and persistence of forage stands. But nutrient ...

  5. Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/using-cover-crops-fall-manure-applications

    crops can help livestock farmers recapture manure nutrients and conserve soil by reducing erosion. ... combine nutrient recovery and to protect water quality. Nutrient Application; Manure Management ... season which will continue through soybean and corn harvest next month. To best capture the nutrients in ...

  6. Youth Mental Health First Aid

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/youth-mental-health-first-aid

    Initiative to Increase Mental Health Literacy for Adults working with Youth In response to our nation’s ... “Never has it been more important for our communities to talk about mental health and substance use,” ...

  7. Ohio State Faculty, Students Share Racial Justice Work at Symposium

    https://fcs.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-faculty-students-share-racial-justice-work-symposium

    on “innovative, untested and exploratory research approaches and creative ideas that contribute to ... the elimination of racism and solve its underlying causes and consequences in our campuses, in our ...

  8. Producing Soybeans Without Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4333

    the soil surface reduces soil crusting, which can lead to better and more uniform seedling emergence; ... improved yields on some soils; and reduced needs for rotary hoeing, cultivating and replanting. In ... attention to soil drainage; planting procedures; crop rotation options; and disease, insect, and weed ...

  9. 2023 Ohio Organic Grain Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-37/2023-ohio-organic-grain-conference

    Why Canola, Sunflowers, and Alfalfa are in my Rotation– Steve Turnow, farmer Soil Health in Organic ... speakers: The Power of Soil Biology – Danielle Kusner, Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Integrating Steel & ...

  10. Elvis Has Left the Building

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/elvis-has-left-building

    applied research and extension program focused on weed management in agronomic crops. Known for his quick ... by many of us in extension. His research evaluating herbicide efficacy and weed management best ... honors for outstanding papers and service to our weed science societies. Beyond his research and ...

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