Two-Stage Ditch Symposium
agricultural land. Some researchers and soil and water managers are taking a closer look at the design of ... aquatic habitat and sediment and nutrient storage functions to our agricultural drainage networks. The ... constructed and maintained to maximize the transport of water off of the land to improve soil conditions for ...
Soybean School Focuses on Increasing Yields
covering soil and water; nutrient and manure management; advanced scouting techniques; cover crops; crop ... Mullen, OSU Extension soil fertility specialist. "There's some indication that maybe we're ... specialists and scientists with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, soybean experts from ...
Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short
Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist. "The actual amounts of nitrogen, ... McCutcheon. "We can also help our pastures by fertilizing. Fall is an excellent time to fertilize. Proper ... soil pH and adequate soil nutrients will enhance forage competitiveness." For the latest ...
300-Bushel Corn? Learn More at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
production management topics including cover crops, soil fertility, nutrient management, crop management ... which includes information on fertility, weed control, fungicides, geography, soil types and water ... strip-till, and managing risk. "We'll be looking at some of the tools, cultural practices, and ...
Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications
University Extension soil fertility specialist, said that producers should look to soil tests to determine ... potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don't let bumper corn and soybean ... the level of potassium and phosphorus in the soil, then decide whether or not an application is ...
Drainage Technology Can Better Manage Crops, Protect Environment
through the soil. "Such data teaches farmers how to best use the structures for nutrient management ... takes to manage crop nutrients while protecting the environment. The sub-surface drainage structure ... allowing Sullivan to more accurately manage crop nutrients, such as nitrogen, and keep pollutants out of ...
ECO Farming: A New Farming System for the 21st Century
“The goal is to protect the soil from soil erosion, increase water infiltration, and decrease nutrient ... mining it of nutrients, destroying soil structure and losing 60 to 80 percent of soil organic matter,” ... Continuous living cover, and Other best management practices,” said Jim Hoorman, assistant professor with OSU ...
Farmers Can Take Steps to Decrease Manure Pathogens in Runoff
movement of pathogens and nutrients from the soil surface to the field drain tiles, with potential ... available demonstrating the transport of manure pathogens through no-till soils. Fertilizer chemicals and ... nutrients are also readily transported through no-till soils via macropores from the surface to drain tiles. ...
Livestock Manure a Winner As 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 ...
Reduce Inputs, Improve Bottom Line at 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 ...