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  1. 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; ·         ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. It's More Than a Tree That Just Fell Over!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/more-just-tree-blew-over

    due to lack of proper moisture and soil nutrients, or it simply falls over as this one did. Either way ... any deeper into the soil. That root in the middle that's growing laterally simply couldn't ... penetrate the soil beneath it. How can this be? If we speculate for a moment on what the likely history of ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Local Foods Farm Tour: Mid-States Woolgrowers

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-mid-states-woolgrowers

    exploring one of our businesses that works closely with a locally grown farm commodity... wool. Reservations ...

  7. Local Foods Farm Tour: Hugus Fruit Farm

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-bachman-sunny-hill-fruit-farm

    peaches, pears, plums and more are managed, harvested and marketed fresh at the farm. Plus, you'll get ... Local Farm Tour Series for another evening exploring one of our producers of locally grown foods. ...

  8. SNAP-Ed

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/snap-ed

    County, our SNAP Ed program assistants partner with the many organizations to bring nutrition education ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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