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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. Related Websites

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/related-websites

    Fertility Resources for Agronomic Crops Ohio Soil Health Agronomic Crops Network Organic Organic Food & ... Listed below are additional websites with further information on related topics. Soil Soil ... Farming Education and Research  (OFFER) Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) Crops Ohio ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Soil Fertility Lab Research Protocols

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/protocols

    Laboratory Procedures Permanganate Oxidizable Carbon Autoclaved-Citrate Extractable (ACE) Soil ... Protein Soil Respiration Soil Texture Grinding Soil  (to prepare for analysis) DRIFTS (mid-IR ... spectroscopy) Wet Aggregate Stability Soil Inorganic Nitrogen   Field Procedures Calculating Grain Yields ...

  5. NutrientStar

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/extension-and-outreach/product-evaluation-results/nutrientstar

    ours and NutrientStar come in. We determine efficacy of nutrient management tools that can then help ... NutrientStar  provides science-based assessments of fertilizer management products. With so many ... farmers optimize their fertilizer use and time, which will save them money. Why farmers need performance ...

  6. 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; ·         ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. New Publication Alert!

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/new-publication-alert

    fertilization as well as comparing soil versus leaf tissue testing of P and K to accurately reflect corn and ... soybean response to fertilization. They tested three rates: control (0x), estimated nutrient removal rate ... (1x), and twice the estimated nutrient removal rate (2x) in corn-soybean rotation plots at three sites ...

  10. 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 ...

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