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  1. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    phosphorus.  Because the Ohio P Risk Index is used by farmers statewide in developing nutrient management plans ... degradation of Ohio’s fresh surface water, with use of phosphorus fertilizer on farmland as a contributing ... factor.  To help mitigate these water quality issues, an Ohio State University researcher has launched a $2 ...

  2. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    benefits of precision agriculture technology through variable rate application of fertilizer nutrients ... central Ohio farm using variable rate technology to manage fertilizer applications of potassium and ... applications based on soil type and on historical crop removal data each reduced overall fertilizer use by more ...

  3. Nutrient Management Key Theme of Ohio No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-theme-ohio-no-till-conference

    critical importance of managing phosphorous and other nutrients through conservation tillage practices at ... about nutrient management issues around Lake Erie and Grand Lake St. Marys, is perhaps the biggest topic ... at this year’s gathering. “Right now nutrient management experts are meeting to discuss changes in ...

  4. Guide Helps Growers Manage Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/guide-helps-growers-manage-soybean-cyst-nematode

    samples. Other management practices include maintaining adequate soil fertility, irrigating if possible, ... Management Guide provides detailed information on how to soil sample and the procedure for collecting soil ... fields are infested, proper management is crucial. In either situation, producers can look to the Soybean ...

  5. OSU Extension Agronomics Team to Offer Certified Crop Adviser Exam Prep Jan. 16-17, 2013

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-agronomics-team-offer-certified-crop-adviser-exam-prep-jan-16-17-2013

    advice to producers on nutrient management, crop management, pest management, and managing soil and water ... by Watters. Soil and water management, with an emphasis on soil properties, soil water, surface and ... ground water, and soil and wind erosion, taught by Bruce Clevenger. Pest management, with an emphasis on ...

  6. New Bio-fertilizer Can Increase Hydroponic Vegetable Growth: Ohio State Trials

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-bio-fertilizer-can-increase-hydroponic-vegetable-growth-ohio-state-trials

    BiOWiSH-Hydroponic and grower management practices to increase production. "During our collaboration, we will also ... November 15, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic ... State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. ...

  7. Record Crowd Attends Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/record-crowd-attends-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    production management, research and technological advances. Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio ... , water, biofuels, nutrient management, scouting, cover crops, manure management and precision agriculture. ... and soybean production management. Reeder said that the tracks on nutrient management and cover crops ...

  8. Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-production-focus-fsr-certified-crop-advisors-program

    topics include: • Balancing nutrients-- manure and commercial fertilizer: presented by OSU Extension soil ... and managing corn has been a challenge for growers. From balancing nutrients to managing disease, corn ... fertility specialist Robert Mullen and Purdue Extension agronomist Brad Joern. • Challenges of growing corn ...

  9. Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mark-your-calendars-2009-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    adjustment, ethanol, soil fertility research, setting land rent values, Farm Bill implications, continuous ... no-till corn, soil density improvement with cover crops, farm drainage research and results, managing ... manure and compost, and management of fertility, weeds, diseases and insects. Speakers confirmed so far ...

  10. Learn How to Maximize Yields at Ohio No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-maximize-yields-ohio-no-till-conference

    reduced compaction and horsepower, residue management, fertilizer placement efficiency and fertilizer ... returns from fertilizer dollars, presented by Joe Nester of Nester Ag Management. • Selecting cover crops, ... Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City. The theme of the event will be "Building Soil-- Building Your Bank ...

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