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  1. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... prices will not be very good for a little while. Nutrient Prices As in previous issues, these feed ... University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate break-even prices of many ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Management Key to Getting the Most Out of Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/management-key-getting-most-out-manure

    related to no-till and conservation tillage. This year's event covers nutrient management, soil and ... fertilizers, but management is the key to profit and crop performance. Jon Rausch, Ohio State University ... nutrients being lost to the environment." Existing nutrient levels in the soil, how much manure is ...

  4. Manure Storage and Land Application- Where are we going? How fast can we get there?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-2/manure-storage-and-land-application-where-are-we

    facility, resulting in soil nutrient levels in excess of plant requirements. As farm size, environmental ... Mr. Jon Rausch, Waste Management Extension Associate, The Ohio State University  In today's ... economic climate, manure nutrients have more value than ever. The cost of commercial nitrogen (N) is at an ...

  5. Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-save-fertilizer-run-soil-test

    to make fertilizer management decisions. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University Extension soil ... January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is ... fertility specialist, speculates that number has increased, but those growers not utilizing soil testing are ...

  6. Managing for High Quality Stored Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/managing-high-quality-stored-forage

    grains, particularly cereal rye, and progressing into our more traditional forage legumes or legume/grass ... plant maturity and plant respiration losses after mowing. Forage maturity, in particular for our first ... a significant decline in quality for each day of harvest delay. Research suggests that relative feed value (RFV) ...

  7. Fertility Management Focus at Conservation Tillage Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fertility-management-focus-conservation-tillage-conference

    February 20, 2007 ADA, Ohio – Effective soil fertility management, either through commercial ... production and management practices. Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist with the Ohio ... it," said Mullen. Effective manure management starts with knowing a soil's fertility criteria to ...

  8. Service Testing and Research (STAR) Lab

    https://woosterresources.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/service-departments/service-testing-and-research-star-lab

    researchers, therefore it is our policy to give priority to samples that are directly associated with ... About The Service Testing And Research Laboratory (STAR) is a research oriented analytical ... laboratory. The STAR Lab's purpose is to provide inorganic chemical analysis needed by researchers at The ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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