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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-0

    agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management ... E-2567,  which provides information on the basic philosophy of nutrient management; Updated Tables for the ... report also encourages farmers to adopt production guidelines known as “4R Nutrient Management.” The 4R ...

  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. 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. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/corn-soybean-and-alfalfa-yield-responses-micronutrient-fertilization-ohio

    information regarding the efficacy of micronutrient fertilization to increase crop yields. To answer this, we ... compiled 40 years of data from the Ohio State University consisting of micronutrient fertilizer trials in ... fertilization rarely produced a significant yield response. Of the micronutrients (boron, chlorine, copper, ...

  5. 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; ·         ...

  6. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    where all of the nutrients are located, is stripped away. So soils where newly seeded turfgrass is ... urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into ... the top soil, perennial ryegrass achieves nine times faster cover and Kentucky bluegrass five times ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Benefits of Organic Mulching Extend Below the Soil Surface

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/benefits-organic-mulching-extend-below-soil-surface

    January 15, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- The impact of organic mulches on soil nutrient content and plant ... a profound effect on soil fertility and overall plant health below the soil surface- fighting off diseases ... surface could impact fertility of the soil below ground has been a topic of debate," said Dan Herms, ...

  9. Solution to Global Food Crisis is Managing Natural Resources

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/solution-global-food-crisis-managing-natural-resources

    and managing soil and water become even more significant, even in areas where land remains fertile ... management of Earth's natural resources. Rattan Lal, a researcher with the Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center and world-renown for his work in sustainable management of soil and natural ...

  10. Conference Covers Breadth of Conservation Tillage Topics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-covers-breadth-conservation-tillage-topics

    nutrient. The soil and water topics will cover water table management, constructed wetlands for irrigation, ... January 10, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- From nutrient management to cover crops, nearly 65 presentations ... Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation ...

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