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  1. Local Foods Tour Series: Tomato Tasting!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-tour-series-tomato-tasting

    us for an evening exploring one of our most basic locally grown commodities. Reservations are not ...

  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. 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; ·         ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Food

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/food

    and vegetables. Accessing reliable research-backed resources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, ...

  7. Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-handle-best-fertilizer-methods-farm-science-review

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, and Jim Camberato, a Purdue University soil fertility and plant ... September 6, 2006 LONDON, Ohio-- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor ... University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science ...

  8. Environmental Professionals Network

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events

    For the first time in our state’s history the open waters of western Lake Erie have been deemed ... management? Join us for an exciting panel conversation to learn about the science-based approach used by two of ... our state’s leading universities to help the Ohio EPA assess whether the open waters of Lake Erie met federal ...

  9. Local Foods Farm Tour: Nightcrawler Gardens

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-nightcrawler-gardens

    NightCrawler Gardens on May 22. Our hosts Sheri and Jason England will take us on a tour through their four ... for an evening exploring one of our producers of locally grown commodities. Reservations are not ...

  10. It's More Than a Tree That Just Fell Over!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/more-just-tree-blew-over

    due to lack of proper moisture and soil nutrients, or it simply falls over as this one did. Either way ... any deeper into the soil. That root in the middle that's growing laterally simply couldn't ... penetrate the soil beneath it. How can this be? If we speculate for a moment on what the likely history of ...

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