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  1. 300-Bushel Corn? Learn More at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/300-bushel-corn-learn-more-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference-0

    production management topics including cover crops, soil fertility, nutrient management, crop management ... which includes information on fertility, weed control, fungicides, geography, soil types and water ... strip-till, and managing risk. "We'll be looking at some of the tools, cultural practices, and ...

  2. Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-residue-option-if-forage-supplies-are-short

    Robert Mullen, an OSU Extension soil fertility specialist. "The actual amounts of nitrogen, ... McCutcheon. "We can also help our pastures by fertilizing. Fall is an excellent time to fertilize. Proper ... soil pH and adequate soil nutrients will enhance forage competitiveness." For the latest ...

  3. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-balancing-call-conversations

    Soil management not only impacts crop yields, but also has a huge impact on the environment. For ... organic farmers, soil balancing has become a widely used method for soil management. Soil balancing is ... soil balancing. Researchers will be on hand to provide input and answer questions but the main focus ...

  4. Soil Fertility Lab presents research at CFAES annual research conference

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/soil-fertility-lab-presents-research-cfaes-annual-research-conference

    competition awarding monetary prizes to the top three presenters in each category. The Soil Fertility Lab ... The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted their annual research ... Included in the conference was a poster session featuring research conducted by graduate students (separated ...

  5. Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/look-soil-tests-not-yields-when-making-fertilizer-applications

    University Extension soil fertility specialist, said that producers should look to soil tests to determine ... potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don't let bumper corn and soybean ... the level of potassium and phosphorus in the soil, then decide whether or not an application is ...

  6. Soybean School Focuses on Increasing Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-school-focuses-increasing-yields

    covering soil and water; nutrient and manure management; advanced scouting techniques; cover crops; crop ... Mullen, OSU Extension soil fertility specialist. "There's some indication that maybe we're ... specialists and scientists with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, soybean experts from ...

  7. Drainage Technology Can Better Manage Crops, Protect Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drainage-technology-can-better-manage-crops-protect-environment

    through the soil. "Such data teaches farmers how to best use the structures for nutrient management ... takes to manage crop nutrients while protecting the environment.   The sub-surface drainage structure ... allowing Sullivan to more accurately manage crop nutrients, such as nitrogen, and keep pollutants out of ...

  8. Farmers Can Take Steps to Decrease Manure Pathogens in Runoff

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-can-take-steps-decrease-manure-pathogens-runoff

    movement of pathogens and nutrients from the soil surface to the field drain tiles, with potential ... available demonstrating the transport of manure pathogens through no-till soils. Fertilizer chemicals and ... nutrients are also readily transported through no-till soils via macropores from the surface to drain tiles. ...

  9. ECO Farming: A New Farming System for the 21st Century

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eco-farming-new-farming-system-21st-century

    “The goal is to protect the soil from soil erosion, increase water infiltration, and decrease nutrient ... mining it of nutrients, destroying soil structure and losing 60 to 80 percent of soil organic matter,” ... Continuous living cover, and Other best management practices,” said Jim Hoorman, assistant professor with OSU ...

  10. Livestock Manure a Winner As Alternative Spring Crop Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/livestock-manure-winner-alternative-spring-crop-fertilizer

    Albert Maag of the Putnam County Soil and Water District said that research shows that farmers are ... management of their crops by effectively utilizing high-risk nutrients," said Maag. The swine manure was ... to produce yields comparable to traditional fertilizer applications, and the alternative option may ...

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