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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Soil Health Testing

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/our-research/soil-health-testing

    standardized soil tests. However, total organic matter is not an ideal indicator of nutrient availability ... plants and soil food webs use to cycle nutrients and energy through the soil. Because of the importance ... PROJECT SUMMARY Total organic matter is an important soil property that is routinely measured in ...

  7. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-balancing-call-conversations

    Soil management not only impacts crop yields, but also has a huge impact on the environment. For ... organic farmers, soil balancing has become a widely used method for soil management. Soil balancing is ... soil balancing. Researchers will be on hand to provide input and answer questions but the main focus ...

  8. Soil Fertility Lab presents research at CFAES annual research conference

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-fertility-lab-presents-research-cfaes-annual-research-conference

    competition awarding monetary prizes to the top three presenters in each category. The Soil Fertility Lab ... The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted their annual research ... Included in the conference was a poster session featuring research conducted by graduate students (separated ...

  9. Now hiring!

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/now-hiring

    The Soil fertility Lab is looking for a summer intern interested in agroecology field crop ... research and soil health to assist with a project investigating the long-term effects of different tillage ... and crop rotation practices on soil properties and corn, soybean, and hay productivity. The student ...

  10. Community Development Awards

    https://comdev.osu.edu/about-cd/community-development-awards

    location; they must document long term strengths in teaching and research; exhibit a long-standing record of ...

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