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  1. Infrared Spectroscopy- DRIFTS

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/infrared-spectroscopy-drifts

    Illinois Urbana-Champaign: Dr. Andrew J. Margenot  LAB SUPPORT Bethany Herman, Soil Fertility Lab Manager ... Mason Gingery, Soil Fertility Lab Research Assistant Madison Campbell, Soil Fertility Lab Research ... profile. Our specific objectives include: Creating soil spectral libraries of visible, near, middle ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-focus-ag-day-program-feb-16-paulding-western-ohio

    Cover Crops,” Robert Mullen, soil fertility specialist, OSU Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research ... crops are also being utilized as a nutrient management tool to recycle manure nutrients and prevent ... those nutrients from moving off site during heavy rains. They can also improve soil tilth and soil organic matter, ...

  4. Soil Cation Balancing

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/soil-cation-balancing

    1900’s as part of soil fertilizer recommendation philosophies. BCSR proposes there is an ideal basic ... their anticipated effects on soils, crops, and weeds viewing soil balancing as a viable management ... farms, soils, weeds and crops. This integrated research-outreach effort will help fill critical gaps in ...

  5. New fact sheet reporting relationships between soil test extractants published by Culman Lab

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/new-fact-sheet-reporting-relationships-between-soil-test-extractants-published-culman-lab

    The Soil Fertility Lab has published a fact sheet reporting their results investigating the ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... Summary of Findings Soil samples in Ohio and Indiana were collected from a diverse range of fields and ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Soil Fertility Lab Research Protocols

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/protocols

    Laboratory Procedures Permanganate Oxidizable Carbon Autoclaved-Citrate Extractable (ACE) Soil ... Protein Soil Respiration Soil Texture Grinding Soil  (to prepare for analysis) DRIFTS (mid-IR ... spectroscopy) Wet Aggregate Stability Soil Inorganic Nitrogen   Field Procedures Calculating Grain Yields ...

  10. 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 ...

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