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  1. OSU Extension Offers Intensive Crop Production Workshops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-intensive-crop-production-workshops

    Production Workshop will cover such topics as tillage, conservation tillage, soil fertility, nutrient ... management requirements. • Feb. 6: Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster; 9 a.m. to ... crop producer workshops this winter covering topics related to crop production, weed management, plant ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Fighting High Fertilizer Costs with Alternative Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fighting-high-fertilizer-costs-alternative-management

    investing in commercial fertilizer. Mullen, along with other OARDC researchers, will be conducting studies ... A more direct, efficient way of managing fertilizer applications is to sidedress the corn crop ... to potentially save on fertilizer costs." Ohio State researchers will be conducting their ...

  5. Manure Management Focus of One-Day Summer Event

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-management-focus-one-day-summer-event

    to manure for their fertility needs. Manure management will be the focus of a one-day event, being ... nutrients as well as the role of calibration. Presented by Robert Mullen, Ohio State University soil ... those nutrients? What are the potential risks and liabilities? • Environmental Management. The role of ...

  6. A Peek into the World Beneath Our Feet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/peek-world-beneath-our-feet

    as a whole, soil organisms are the living catalysts that change and move all of the nutrients in the ... soil." Gardener said that maintaining a healthy soil community can be achieved largely by managing the ... crops," said Gardener. "It's impressive to think that by simply managing soil carbon, you can ...

  7. Manure Science Review Coming Aug. 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-science-review-coming-aug-16

    Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program; 1 hour of Nutrient ... manage farm manure and wastewater, takes place in the state’s west on Aug. 16. Speakers from Ohio ... waste to good use-- to fertilize crops, cut disposal costs and save farmers money-- and keep water ...

  8. Get the Most of Crop Performance: Soil Sample in the Fall

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-most-crop-performance-soil-sample-fall

    for plants to get the most of soil fertility, nutrients, and fertilizer, sampling should be conducted ... aware of sources of variation in the field that can affect soil fertility. "There are two groups: ... activity include tillage, fertilizer application methods and the form of nutrient source added. • Choose ...

  9. The importance of timing for nutrient analysis of tissue

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/importance-timing-nutrient-analysis-tissue

    summarizing some of her work in the Soil Fertility Lab investigating nutrient uptake by corn and soybean ...

  10. 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 ...

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