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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 2018 Dairy Palooza

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-3/2018-dairy-palooza

    adults gathered for our 8th annual Dairy Palooza.  It was held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in ... Wooster, Ohio on a sunny day.  Our morning agenda included the customary Quality Assurance (QA) training ... back" to youth.  For their names, please view the link for our program on the web page. Dairy Palooza ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Getting that Last Cutting of Alfalf

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-5/getting-last-cutting-alfalf

    of energy reserves needing to be built up after harvest. Fields with optimal soil fertility levels ... health of the stand. Let's review what is known about fall cutting management of alfalfa. It is best ... through October is the critical fall rest period in our region. Harvesting during this period disrupts ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-19-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Mr. Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... and IV (B) milk prices for Federal Order No. 33 during the 2016 and 2017 years. Nutrient Prices As in ... St-Pierre at The Ohio State University to price the important nutrients in dairy rations, to estimate ...

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