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  1. Livestock Manure a Winner As Alternative Spring Crop Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/livestock-manure-winner-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 ...

  2. Reduce Inputs, Improve Bottom Line at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/reduce-inputs-improve-bottom-line-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 ...

  3. World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worlds-largest-soybean-farmer-present-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 ...

  4. What's on Tap at Manure Science Review?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-tap-manure-science-review

    Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program; 1 hour of Nutrient ... Natural Resources’ Division of Soil and Water Resources on field evaluation as a management tool. Keep ... how changes there have led to more efficient water and manure management. One of the changes: ...

  5. Soil Scientist Develops 10 Principles to Sustainable Soil Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soil-scientist-develops-10-principles-sustainable-soil-management

    beneath our feet. Rattan Lal, an Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research ... instability, and rapid population increase. The solution to all of these lies in soil management," said ... 10 basic principles of sustainable soil management. The principles, published in the January/February ...

  6. Plant-Associated Bacteria Can Improve Crop Health in Acidic Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-associated-bacteria-can-improve-crop-health-acidic-soils

    who don't have access to affordable lime to manage soil acidity that often can limit crop ... Crop Health in Low-pH Soils by Altering Patterns of Nutrient Uptake," was recently published in ... June 4, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Common plant-associated bacteria, best known to suppress soil ...

  7. CTTC Record Crowd Looking to Conservation Practices for On-Farm Savings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cttc-record-crowd-looking-conservation-practices-farm-savings

    (CCA) credits in soil and water, nutrient management, pest management, and crop management. "Soil ... topics ranging from cover crops to soil fertility to precision agriculture. Two new sessions offered this ... and water and nutrient management credits are hard to come by. In two days at this conference, CCAs ...

  8. Workshop Discusses Nitrogen, Soluble Phosphorus Mobility in Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-discusses-nitrogen-soluble-phosphorus-mobility-soils

    land, said Hoorman, who discuss “Effective Cover Crop Management and Soil Drainage Management on ... how water moves nutrients through the soil in three different soil pits at the Jim Sherman farm.  ... Filtration, and Water Storage Capacity in Relation to Movement of Soluble Nutrients,” “Using Hydric Soil ...

  9. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    benefits of precision agriculture technology through variable rate application of fertilizer nutrients ... central Ohio farm using variable rate technology to manage fertilizer applications of potassium and ... applications based on soil type and on historical crop removal data each reduced overall fertilizer use by more ...

  10. Ohio State’s Annual Manure Science Review Is Aug. 9 in NW Ohio: Learn How to Reduce Phosphorus Runoff, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-annual-manure-science-review-aug-9-nw-ohio-learn-how-reduce-phosphorus

    Manager continuing education hours, 2.0 Certified Crop Adviser Nutrient Management continuing education ... hours, 2.5 CCA Soil and Water Management continuing education hours, and 4.5 Professional Engineer ... program for anyone involved in the handling, management or utilization of livestock waste, including ...

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