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  1. Educators Needed- Wild Hearts African Farm

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/educators-needed-wild-hearts-african-farm

    center in our area, where people of all ages could learn about animals and nature. I went back to college ... that is home to over 25 species of animals both native and exotic. I hold USFW permits for our native ... non-profit.  Our mantra is: Stay true to yourself. Believe you can make a difference. Know through hard work ...

  2. 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

    known as “4R Nutrient Management.” The 4R concept refers to the idea of using the right fertilizer ... agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... Alfalfa E-2567,  which provides information on the basic philosophy of nutrient management; ·         ...

  3. When You Must Apply Manure in Winter, Take Precautions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/when-you-must-apply-manure-winter-take-precautions

    covering soil and water; nutrient and manure management; advanced scouting techniques; cover crops; crop ... January 18, 2011 ADA, Ohio-- Farmers are never encouraged to spread manure or fertilizer on frozen ... or snow-covered ground, but researchers know that sometimes it's inevitable. That's why ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Monarch Wings Across The Eastern Broadleaf Forest! Monarch Habitat Initiative

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/monarch-wings-across-eastern-broadleaf-forest-monarch-habitat-initiative

    Partnership is calling for all landowners and managers with at least one acre of land in IL, IN, OH, MO, or AR ... who are committed to monarch conservation and long-term monarch habitat management to be a part of ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Ohio Bumble Bee Queen Survey

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/ohio-bumble-bee-queen-survey

    other common bumble bee species in the state (3) Add to our understanding of the factors that can cause ... bumble bee declines, like lack of flower resources and land use change. Researchers & Contact ... Information  Jessie Lanterman, PhD, post-doctoral researcher at OSU, Goodell Lab, (Lanterman.2@osu.edu). ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Hands-on Bird Science

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/hands-bird-science

    Learn about challenges birds face in our changing climate and what scientific techniques can help ... research news from scientists and work-side-by-side with experts from across the country. Whether you are ...

  10. 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 ...

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