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  1. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    money spent on fertilizer applications, cover crops can also improve the health of the soil by ... support microbial efficiency and diversity, facilitate drainage, reduce soil erosion and nutrient ... Technology Conference. A “Soil Quality” workshop funded by North-Central Sustainable Agricultural Research ...

  2. Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-handle-best-fertilizer-methods-farm-science-review

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, and Jim Camberato, a Purdue University soil fertility and plant ... September 6, 2006 LONDON, Ohio-- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor ... University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science ...

  3. A Life in the CIty: The Often Unseen Biodervisity that Surrounds Us and Why It Matters, with Mary Gardiner, OSU Entemology

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/life-city-often-unseen-biodervisity-surrounds-us-and-why-it-matters-mary-gardiner-osu

    habitat for arthropods. Participants will learn of our research findings and view the rich fauna found ...

  4. Plastic Pot Recycling

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/plastic-pot-recycling

    recycled or re-used. There are many materials in our community that can be recycled and kept out of our ... general trash collection. Join us to reduce this waste and help our planet.   We’ll be partnering with ... horticultural plastics at any of the Lowe’s stores in central Ohio if you can’t participate in our recycling ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Manure Science Review Coming Aug. 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-science-review-coming-aug-16

    Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program; 1 hour of Nutrient ... manage farm manure and wastewater, takes place in the state’s west on Aug. 16. Speakers from Ohio ... waste to good use-- to fertilize crops, cut disposal costs and save farmers money-- and keep water ...

  9. Get Your Field Crops Tips for 2011 from Ohio State Jan. 27 in Archbold (NW Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-your-field-crops-tips-2011-ohio-state-jan-27-archbold-nw-ohio

    nutrient applications with rising fertilizer costs and will gain information about new tools to manage head ... Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Ohio River Forecast Center.-- “Risks and rewards in nutrient management ... ,” Robert Mullen, OSU Extension soil fertility specialist.-- “Insects to be on the lookout for in 2011,” ...

  10. Solution to Global Food Crisis is Managing Natural Resources

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/solution-global-food-crisis-managing-natural-resources

    and managing soil and water become even more significant, even in areas where land remains fertile ... management of Earth's natural resources. Rattan Lal, a researcher with the Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center and world-renown for his work in sustainable management of soil and natural ...

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