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  1. 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 ...

  2. OSU Extension, NRC to Discuss Forages and Pasture Management at 3-Day Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-nrc-discuss-forages-and-pasture-management-3-day-grazing-school

    improve forage and pasture management after a drought, including an in-depth look at fence and livestock ...   Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC)   Jackson Agricultural Research Station. ... The grazing school kicks off Dec. 4 with an introduction to the Jackson Agricultural Research Station ...

  3. Guide Helps Growers Manage Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/guide-helps-growers-manage-soybean-cyst-nematode

    samples. Other management practices include maintaining adequate soil fertility, irrigating if possible, ... Management Guide provides detailed information on how to soil sample and the procedure for collecting soil ... fields are infested, proper management is crucial. In either situation, producers can look to the Soybean ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. OARDC Receives $6.5M Grant for Bioenergy, Biofuel Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-65m-grant-bioenergy-biofuel-research

    while improving soil fertility and crop yield. To that extent, Bhavik Bakshi, a researcher in Ohio State's ... December 15, 2014 Project will research production of biogas from yard waste, corn residue and ... University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) has received a $6.5 million grant from ...

  6. Learn to Improve Soil Health at Field Days August 17, 18

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-improve-soil-health-field-days-august-17-18

    nutrient cycling and trying to hold those nutrients along with the soil itself.” The first of two field ... the program features OSU Extension educator Jim Hoorman discussing nutrient recycling and soil ... August 9, 2011 WAUSEON, Ohio – Understanding soil health and biology is critical to maximizing ...

  7. Cash for Manure? Workshop Looks at Ways to Clean Up Grand Lake St. Marys

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cash-manure-workshop-looks-ways-clean-grand-lake-st-marys

    still have the same amount of manure, so we need to look at ways of reducing our nutrient loads,” said ... features new technologies for turning livestock waste into sellable fuel, fertilizers and bioresins. It’s ... “Farmers can adopt these technologies, sell their manure for a profit, and reduce their nutrients,” Hoorman ...

  8. Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-production-focus-fsr-certified-crop-advisors-program

    topics include: • Balancing nutrients-- manure and commercial fertilizer: presented by OSU Extension soil ... and managing corn has been a challenge for growers. From balancing nutrients to managing disease, corn ... fertility specialist Robert Mullen and Purdue Extension agronomist Brad Joern. • Challenges of growing corn ...

  9. Following Harvest, Farmers Have Plenty of Work Ahead

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/following-harvest-farmers-have-plenty-work-ahead

    Guide.” Watters said that while fertility and weed management activities have been delayed due to the ... Eastern Corn Belt, the work is just getting started on many farms, with fertilizer, herbicide and tillage ... productive this fall. He noted that in addition to fertilizer applications to improve the fertility of the ...

  10. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    our previous NSF-funded research in the region, we have discovered that these shrubs play ... also expect this research could lead to a new way to remediate polluted soils by taking advantage of ... vast experience managing international development, research and outreach projects in many other ...

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