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  1. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-balancing-call-conversations

    Soil management not only impacts crop yields, but also has a huge impact on the environment. For ... organic farmers, soil balancing has become a widely used method for soil management. Soil balancing is ... soil balancing. Researchers will be on hand to provide input and answer questions but the main focus ...

  2. Micronutrients

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/nutrient-management-0/micronutrients

    micronutrient fertilization for a variety of reasons including: 1) soil erosion and long-term cropping have ... sandy, acidic or peat soils. The infrequency of yield responses to micronutrient fertilization in Ohio ... Micronutrients are essential plant nutrients that are found in trace amounts in tissue, but play ...

  3. The Soil Fertility Lab is growing!

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-fertility-lab-growing

    rhizosphere processes and nutrient cycling and will also investigate crop productivity, soil health ... We are excited to announce the addition of a new post-doc to our lab. Dr. Christine Sprunger will ... Columbia University where she is working to identify mechanisms that increase soil carbon storage for ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Soil Fertility Lab presents research at CFAES annual research conference

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-fertility-lab-presents-research-cfaes-annual-research-conference

    competition awarding monetary prizes to the top three presenters in each category. The Soil Fertility Lab ... The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted their annual research ... Included in the conference was a poster session featuring research conducted by graduate students (separated ...

  6. NutrientStar

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/product-evaluation-results/nutrientstar

    ours and NutrientStar come in. We determine efficacy of nutrient management tools that can then help ... NutrientStar  provides science-based assessments of fertilizer management products. With so many ... farmers optimize their fertilizer use and time, which will save them money. Why farmers need performance ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-save-fertilizer-run-soil-test

    to make fertilizer management decisions. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University Extension soil ... January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is ... fertility specialist, speculates that number has increased, but those growers not utilizing soil testing are ...

  9. Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-focus-ag-day-program-feb-16-paulding-western-ohio

    Cover Crops,” Robert Mullen, soil fertility specialist, OSU Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research ... crops are also being utilized as a nutrient management tool to recycle manure nutrients and prevent ... those nutrients from moving off site during heavy rains. They can also improve soil tilth and soil organic matter, ...

  10. Fertility Management Focus at Conservation Tillage Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fertility-management-focus-conservation-tillage-conference

    February 20, 2007 ADA, Ohio – Effective soil fertility management, either through commercial ... production and management practices. Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist with the Ohio ... it," said Mullen. Effective manure management starts with knowing a soil's fertility criteria to ...

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