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  1. Sustainable Choices For Music Festivals

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/sustainable-choices-music-festivals

    footprint. Pleasantville Music Festival in New York began their zero-waste campaign in 2012, and has managed ...

  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. 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; ·         ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. What The Emergence of Social Media Can Teach Us About the Future of the Bioeconomy

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/what-emergence-social-media-can-teach-us-about-future-bioeconomy

    were crazy. Flash-forward 20 years, social media has infiltrated every part of our lives and has proven ... specialized manufacturing, the biomass produced by farmers will be useless, but without research and ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Are Bioproducts Creating Competition For Food Crops?

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/are-bioproducts-creating-competition-food-crops

    vehicles manufactured to run on biofuels or a biofuel mix is increasing every year, along with our ... insecurity. Converting all of our fuel crops into food crops still won’t solve the logistical issues ... feedstocks will quench our thirst for biofuel. Rather than producing more food, we should focus on ...

  9. CRC-CABLE Bioeconomy Workshop

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/events/crc-cable-bioeconomy-workshop

    viable bioeconomy. The CRC and CABLE invite you to the 1 st CRC-CABLE Bioeconomy seminar- Our bioeconomy ... the general public are invited to interact with a panel of experts in research, education, ...

  10. 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 ...

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