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  1. Try Cover Crops This Fall to Alleviate Compacted Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/try-cover-crops-fall-alleviate-compacted-soils

    technique to break up soil and smooth out rutted fields," said Reeder, who also holds a research ... drainage, reduce soil erosion, reduce nutrient leaching, store carbon, suppress weeds, enhance wildlife and ... appointment with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. "But cover crops are a natural ...

  2. Field Day

    https://woosterresources.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/field-day

    various aspects of agronomic, specialty and cover crops. A featured topic will be soil management using ... develop a more common, research-based understanding of soil balancing.” OFFER’s experiments on soil ... The Ohio State University’s  Organic Food and Farming Education and Research  (OFFER) program will ...

  3. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    nutrient losses from farmland while improving soil quality. The series is designed for people who work to ... stormwater managers, Extension educators, Soil and Water Conservation District technicians, water resource ... a series called “Research to Practice: Addressing Non-point Source Pollution in Ohio.” Register at  ...

  4. Conference to Tout the Latest Trends in Conservation Tillage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-tout-latest-trends-conservation-tillage

    management, manure application practices, planter adjustment, drainage, drip irrigation, soil compaction, weed ... 5 credits in nutrient management. Some prominent speakers include Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal crop consultant; ... Bob Hoeft, soil fertility specialist from the University of Illinois; Elwynn Taylor, an agricultural ...

  5. Phosphorus Risk to Water? Seminar Thursday (1/27) on How to Gauge It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/phosphorus-risk-water-seminar-thursday-127-how-gauge-it

    “Agriculture, Water Quality and Nutrient Management” winter seminar series. Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 ... agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from soil to water, according to ... January 25, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Libby Dayton, a research scientist with Ohio State University’s ...

  6. Ohio No-Till Conference Focuses on Fertility, Soil Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-no-till-conference-focuses-fertility-soil-management

    November 15, 2005 PLAIN CITY, Ohio-- Fertility and soil management topics highlight the annual ... soil fertility (new nitrogen recommendations, cover crops, lime, manure management, in-season aeration, ... OSU Extension and research specialists, farmers and agri-businesses. Topics of discussion include: ...

  7. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    variables. "Using compost as a means to provide fertility, as well as weed and pest management control ... May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ...

  8. Using Optical Sensors to Improve Nitrogen Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/using-optical-sensors-improve-nitrogen-management

    soil research and Extension specialists are evaluating the use of optical sensors in nitrogen ... of soil fertility because it is using plants to give an indication of how well that soil is ... September 19, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen management is probably the single most variable ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Specialist hopes to demystify algal blooms during Farm Science Review session

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialist-hopes-demystify-algal-blooms-during-farm-science-review-session

    “Farmers can potentially contribute to the problem through the runoff of fertilizer and soil ... nutrients in the water,” Braig said. “Factors contributing to HABs are complex, but will always involve ... nutrients to fuel them.“  Warm temperatures, prolonged still water, low water levels and a lack of ...

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