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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

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    affect or are affected by watershed functions. Learn more about community-based watershed management with ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. 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

    produce enough nitrogen to complement or replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, which means less ... money spent on fertilizer applications, cover crops can also improve the health of the soil by ... they’ll need to know about cover crops worked into a corn/soybean/wheat rotation under continuous no-till, ...

  9. Overholt Drainage School Offers Soil and Water Conservation Education

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/overholt-drainage-school-offers-soil-and-water-conservation-education

    technicians and engineers can learn about the construction and management of soil and water conservation ... applicable across the Corn Belt." The conference includes: * Session 1: Laser surveying, topographic ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural ...

  10. Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit Fish Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aquaculture-research-program-looking-recruit-fish-farmers

    facility.  And thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and ... And participants will also have access to trainers and mentors in the field.  Applications for the ... james.742@osu.edu.  Applicants will be notified of selection by Dec. 15, and the first day of ABC will be Jan. 12, ...

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