Site

Search results

  1. Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/variable-rate-application-may-save-money-boost-yields-learn-more-national-no-till

    types, yields and other known factors, farmers can divide the field into management zones and take soil ... lime, nitrogen, phosphorus and/or potassium. "Soil type, low fertility and pH levels are main ... Ohio farm using variable rate technology to manage fertilizer applications of potassium and phosphorus ...

  2. Hop Petiole Nitrate Protocol

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/soil-fertility-and-soil-health-hops/cooperator-information-and-updates/hop-petiole

    Below is the step-by-step guide for sampling petiole nitrate in hops. A printable PDF can be found ... here Petiole Nitrate Protocol Step 1. ASSEMBLE THE NITRATE METER (video: go.osu.edu/hop-meter) 1. ... when you first assemble your meter. Step 2. SAMPLE COLLECTION (video: go.osu.edu/hop-sample) 1. ...

  3. Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dont-pass-rare-opportunity-make-fall-fertilizer-applications

    two main fertilizer inputs made to the soil and extra care should be taken with how both are managed ... . "Soil test, soil test, soil test," said Mullen. "Know what your nutrient status is. If you ... higher soil temperatures and our weather pattern," said Mullen. "If you apply manure now, you ...

  4. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    follow the best management recommendations about soil testing and fertility, among others,” he said. ... phosphorus going into Lake Erie over the past 50 years, but must reevaluate nutrient management practices to ... known as “4R Nutrient Stewardship.” The 4R concept refers to the idea of using the right fertilizer ...

  5. Bethany Herman, B.S.

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/people/bethany-herman-bs

    (SENR). Her primary responsibility was managing a research project that monitored water quality in the ... Sugar Creek watershed and surrounding areas. Bethany joined the Soil Fertility Lab in November, 2015 and ... cooperators in our research trials. Additional responsibilities include assisting with field research when ...

  6. Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-handle-best-fertilizer-methods-farm-science-review

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, and Jim Camberato, a Purdue University soil fertility and plant ... September 6, 2006 LONDON, Ohio-- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor ... University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science ...

  7. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    soils in urban areas. Ohio State University researchers are studying the effects of composed yard ... organic mulches stimulated the growth of beneficial microbes, increased soil fertility, boosted plant ... disturbed soils in urban landscapes," said Herms. The researchers are focusing on mulches with a low ...

  8. Organic Research

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/organic-research

    on-station research trials, economic analysis, soil health testing, and farmer surveys. The goals are to ... understand impacts of balancing on soils, crops, and weeds. To learn more about our lab's work on this ... : http://organicfarmingresearchnetwork.org.ohio-state.edu Soil health testing (USDA-Organic Funded, Organic Farming Research Foundation) Soil testing is ...

  9. Varying Soil Conditions Can Impact Nutrient Levels

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/varying-soil-conditions-can-impact-nutrient-levels

    soil specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), said that the wet ... spring followed by a summer drought may have also affected soil nutrient concentrations. As a result, ... growers should test their soil for nutrient availability following harvest to determine whether or not ...

  10. Soil Health Workshop: What is soil health and how can it be measured?

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-health-workshop-what-soil-health-and-how-can-it-be-measured

    featuring presentations from members of the Soil Fertility Lab. The workshop will cover soil health ... Pipeline Right-of-Way. We will wrap up the day at the Soil Fertility Lab conducting hands-on demonstrations ... The Association of Ohio Pedologists will be hosting a soil health workshop on Tuesday, August 7th ...

Pages