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  1. 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 ...

  2. In The Sun With Biobased Products

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/sun-biobased-products

    sustainable. Our sixth installment of the Sustainable Substitute Campaign is all about biobased sunscreen. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sustainability In Personal Care

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/sustainability-personal-care

    purchasing a product labelled as either of these. We suggest doing your research on companies and the ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Manure Science Review Coming Aug. 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-science-review-coming-aug-16

    Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program; 1 hour of Nutrient ... manage farm manure and wastewater, takes place in the state’s west on Aug. 16. Speakers from Ohio ... waste to good use-- to fertilize crops, cut disposal costs and save farmers money-- and keep water ...

  7. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Ernesto Zuleta

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/cable-student-delegate-spotlight-ernesto-zuleta

    attracted you to CABLE and what do you hope to gain from your experience? My research field is chemical ... that are involved in this sector from the industry, the academy, and the research sector was what ... and expand my professional network. What are your career aspirations? My passion is research in ...

  8. Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Joe Bozell

    https://bioproducts.osu.edu/news/faculty-mentor-spotlight-joe-bozell

    research activities. How do you think being a mentor for CABLE Student Delegates will impact their ... leadership development? I’ve worked in industry, government research and now, academics. CABLE has offered me ... research, my implementation of this lesson is a little narrower than the sense of this question, in that ...

  9. Get Your Field Crops Tips for 2011 from Ohio State Jan. 27 in Archbold (NW Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-your-field-crops-tips-2011-ohio-state-jan-27-archbold-nw-ohio

    nutrient applications with rising fertilizer costs and will gain information about new tools to manage head ... Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Ohio River Forecast Center.-- “Risks and rewards in nutrient management ... ,” Robert Mullen, OSU Extension soil fertility specialist.-- “Insects to be on the lookout for in 2011,” ...

  10. 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 ...

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