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  1. Manure Management Focus of One-Day Summer Event

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-management-focus-one-day-summer-event

    Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators Association. The theme of the Great Lakes Manure Handling Expo ... event: • Manure 101: The Superior Fertilizer. Understanding how the application rate and timing affect ... fertility specialist. • Records: What? Why? How? Good documentation of manure application can save time and ...

  2. Drought: No Bacon Shortage, But Consumers Can Likely Expect Higher Prices for Pork Next Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-no-bacon-shortage-consumers-can-likely-expect-higher-prices-pork-next-year

    Pig Association last week predicting a worldwide shortage of bacon due to drought, the U.S. is not ... production since 2006, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department. As of Sept. 25, the majority of the ... are losing money.  “Pork producers were making about $10 to $12 per head in the beginning of 2012, but ...

  3. $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/5-million-third-frontier-grant-advance-granule-technology

    Andersons CEO Mike Anderson. "This grant will enable us to accelerate our research in extending this ... proprietary technology to agriculture applications that we believe will provide benefits on a global scale. We ... Lime and Stone Company; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service. ...

  4. 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

    to produce yields comparable to traditional fertilizer applications, and the alternative option may ... area farmers for the past two years to determine how well swine manure applications to corn and wheat ... in the spring compare to traditional applications of nitrogen and urea. What the group found was that ...

  5. Following Harvest, Farmers Have Plenty of Work Ahead

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/following-harvest-farmers-have-plenty-work-ahead

    applications planned in the waning weeks of productivity for 2011. “As we finish harvesting soybeans, farmers ... applicators were ready to go into the field for a long time, and we are glad to finally see them moving.” ... productive this fall. He noted that in addition to fertilizer applications to improve the fertility of the ...

  6. Receive Certified Livestock Manager Training at CTC

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/receive-certified-livestock-manager-training-ctc

    license or who want to learn more about best manure management practices have the opportunity to gain the ... and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, U.S. Department of ... Livestock Manager licensing through ODA, a farmer or custom applicator must attend three "core" ...

  7. What's the Best Way to Burn (or Not) Certain Forests Around the Great Lakes? New Program Has Science-based Answers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-best-way-burn-or-not-certain-forests-around-great-lakes-new-program-has-science

    federal project based at Ohio State University in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and ... the U.S. Forest Service’s Northern Research Station. The Lake States Fire Science Consortium, ... with the best available science.” “Say a manager comes to us and says, ‘I’m working in a fire-dependent ...

  8. Early Spring Nitrogen Application Likely Won’t Increase Yields for Late Planted Wheat, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/early-spring-nitrogen-application-likely-won%E2%80%99t-increase-yields-late-planted-wheat-ohio

    application," said Lentz, who also is an OSU Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources. "In ... a word, no. "Our research has found that early application won't result in more fertile tillers ... wheat does not readily take up nitrogen until after the stems begin to elongate, which is about six to ...

  9. Green-up marks the time to apply nitrogen in winter wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-marks-time-apply-nitrogen-winter-wheat

    enough after application of urea products." This is a concern, he said, considering that OSU ... under these conditions. "Normally at this time of year, we're not worried about ... application. If these conditions occur when applying urea, a urease inhibitor may be used, which should protect ...

  10. New Herbicide-resistant Weed Confirmed in Ohio Prompts Measures to Limit Its Spread

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-herbicide-resistant-weed-confirmed-ohio-prompts-measures-limit-its-spread

    Ohio,  said Mark Loux, an OSU Extension   weed specialist. The concern about glyphosate-resistant ... amaranth is going to require pre- and post-emergence applications, possibly multiple post-emergence ... applications. “It’s already resistant to two of the main types of herbicides we use in soybeans, glyphosate and ...

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