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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. Information Session: Fulbright Scholar Program- 2019-2020 Award Opportunities in Agriculture

    https://ipa.osu.edu/events/information-session-fulbright-scholar-program-2019-2020-award-opportunities-agriculture

    research or a combination of both. The presentation will touch on both a general program overview as well ... Core Award to Tanzania) Rafiq Islam, Program Director, Soil, Water and Bioenergy (Fulbright Core Award ...

  4. 4-H Publication Website Closed for 2 Weeks

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/4-h-publication-website-closed-2-weeks

    If you haven't bought your project books from our offices or through the ...

  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. Plant Pest and Diseases

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/plant-pest-and-diseases

    habits, type of soil, fertilizer and pesticide useage, and all other important information regarding the ... description about plant and the environment in which it was growing and all details regarding management ... practices (e.g. water, fertilizer, pesticide etc.) The more detail the better. Home Garden If you are ...

  7. School Enrichment

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/4-h-classroom

    through the Ohio State University Extension. To reserve a kit, please return this  letter  to our office. ... a leadership course (managed by OSU Extension- Greene County) embedded in a program for Greene County high ... a kit, please return this  letter  to our office. Please note this is a per classroom fee, not a per ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. CFAES Graduate Students Selected for Distinguished Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/cfaes-graduate-students-selected-distinguished-borlaug-summer-institute-global-food-security

    and sustainable food supply. Developing eco-friendly disease and pest management techniques for ... communities in Nepal. Ram also dedicates himself to developing eco-friendly disease and pest management ... techniques for developing countries. He's currently working on evaluating an Anaerobic Soil ...

  10. 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 ...

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