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  1. What's on Tap at Manure Science Review?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-tap-manure-science-review

    from hard surfaces. Frank Gibbs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Christine Pence of the Ohio ... from drain tiles; calibrating equipment for accurate application; and identifying effective setbacks to ... application demonstrations. Among them: How to minimize the risk of liquid manure entering drain tiles and ...

  2. 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

    potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don't let bumper corn and soybean ... yields fool one into thinking an application this fall may not be needed. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State ... the level of potassium and phosphorus in the soil, then decide whether or not an application is ...

  3. USDA Secretary Vilsack: 'Agriculture is Cool Again'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-secretary-vilsack-agriculture-cool-again

    U.S. “That’s what a Land-Grant university is all about,” said Bobby Moser, vice president for ... related sciences, according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. “Agriculture is cool again,” said Tom ... Vilsack, secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, during his September 9 visit to The Ohio State ...

  4. Wheat Growers Need to Prepare For Foliar Fungicide Application As Wheat Growth in Ohio Is Ahead Two Weeks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-growers-need-prepare-foliar-fungicide-application-wheat-growth-ohio-ahead-two

    miss Feekes GS 6, a critical growth stage for herbicide application, and Feekes 8, a critical stage for ... about an inch or so above the soil line; at Feekes 7, two nodes are visible, one about 2 inches above ... the soil line and the other about 3-4 inches above the first; and at Feekes 8, in addition to the two ...

  5. Growers Not Limited to One Sprayer Option for Soybean Rust

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/growers-not-limited-one-sprayer-option-soybean-rust

    of application options that provide effective coverage are available to growers.   According to the ... included plant pathologists from Ohio State, and engineers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS ... Application Technology Research Unit in Wooster. Soybean rust has yet to be discovered in Ohio, but ...

  6. From Teosinte to Quad Stacks: See the History of Corn at Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/teosinte-quad-stacks-see-history-corn-farm-science-review-2011

    “From teosinte on through to the most modern quad stack, we’ll talk about plant breeding and technology ... for rapid acceleration of agronomic productivity. “We talk about how farming practices have ... breeding improvements as well,” Watters said. He said the demonstration isn’t just about the differences in ...

  7. Scout Now for Wheat Diseases, Prepare for Head Scab

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scout-now-wheat-diseases-prepare-head-scab

    scout fields for potential foliar diseases and make any necessary fungicide applications.   Pierce Paul, ... gives us the most sugars that go into grain fill," said Paul, who also holds an appointment with ... the weather and location. "Some growers are concerned about a possible head scab epidemic because ...

  8. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    million project to evaluate and, as necessary, revise the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources ... for both manure and commercial fertilizer application, it is important that the P Risk Index be as ... Ohio's agricultural industry is showing its concern about the phosphorus problem in Ohio by providing ...

  9. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    to be diligent about following proper application methods to minimize impact on water quality and ... application methods," Amanda Meddles, OSU Extension program coordinator for environmental management, ... Rausch, reminded producers that winter manure application should be done only as a last resort-- because ...

  10. Tough Year for Wheat Production, Yields Highly Varied

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tough-year-wheat-production-yields-highly-varied

    issues and prevented spring nitrogen applications due to the severity of conditions, he said. Because of ... attributed the lower-yielding fields to a combination of flooding, missed nitrogen applications and disease ... at the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated 10 percent of wheat ripe as of Monday's crop ...

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