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  1. 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; ·         ...

  2. ECO Farming Saves Growers Money, Improves Soil and Benefits Environment, Researchers Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eco-farming-saves-growers-money-improves-soil-and-benefits-environment-researchers-say

    forward in the soil to the next planting instead of resulting in soil nutrient runoff into our streams.  ... get the soil stabilized and use less fertilizer and have more nutrients available for crop production. ... , “reducing the amount of nutrients they may need to buy in the future,” he said.   “Fertilizer prices are ...

  3. New Publication Alert!

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/new-publication-alert

    fertilization as well as comparing soil versus leaf tissue testing of P and K to accurately reflect corn and ... soybean response to fertilization. They tested three rates: control (0x), estimated nutrient removal rate ... (1x), and twice the estimated nutrient removal rate (2x) in corn-soybean rotation plots at three sites ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. EVENT: Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/event-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    university, soybean school, cover crops, nutrient management, soil and water quality, precision ag, soil ... health, on-farm research and decisions, conservation planning, and no-till systems. OSU speakers include:  ... Doug Jackson-Smith (Professor, SENR), Caroline Brock (Senior Research Associate) Steve Culman (Asst. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Conference Covers Breadth of Conservation Tillage Topics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-covers-breadth-conservation-tillage-topics

    nutrient. The soil and water topics will cover water table management, constructed wetlands for irrigation, ... January 10, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- From nutrient management to cover crops, nearly 65 presentations ... Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Benefits of Organic Mulching Extend Below the Soil Surface

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/benefits-organic-mulching-extend-below-soil-surface

    January 15, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- The impact of organic mulches on soil nutrient content and plant ... a profound effect on soil fertility and overall plant health below the soil surface- fighting off diseases ... surface could impact fertility of the soil below ground has been a topic of debate," said Dan Herms, ...

  10. Steve Culman Publications

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/node/117

    S.W. 2018. Over-Fertilization Does Not Build Soil Test Phosphorus and Potassium in Ohio. Agronomy ... N.T., Culman, S.W. 2017. Management Options for Contaminated Urban Soils to Reduce Public Exposure and ... 2015. Water Quality and Nutrient Management Extension Programs in Ohio.  Journal of Contemporary Water ...

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