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  1. Growers to See Changes in Nitrogen Application Recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/growers-see-changes-nitrogen-application-recommendations

    said Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... Development Center. Both are no longer the case. "This approach has served agriculture well. The economic ... "It boils down to an exercise in risk management. The old system uses a single value, while this new ...

  2. 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/100-lbs-potatoes-4-sq-ft-learn-how-columbus-aug-14

    August 9, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable ... Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. ... in Columbus.   Free and open to the public, the event will be held at the Waterman Agriculture and ...

  3. Urban Farming in a Parking Lot? See It in Action in Wooster: Tours Start May 31

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/urban-farming-parking-lot-see-it-action-wooster-tours-start-may-31

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Details about some of the college’s other urban ... are aimed at urban agriculturists in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and other cities, Kovach said.  “We’ll ... State’s Agricultural Technical Institute. Video (0:34): OARDC's Joe Kovach speaks on his ...

  4. 300-Bushel Corn? Learn More at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/300-bushel-corn-learn-more-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference-0

    soil and water, scouting, and precision agriculture. Crop Certified Advisor credits be will offered ... strip-till, and managing risk. "We'll be looking at some of the tools, cultural practices, and ... which includes information on fertility, weed control, fungicides, geography, soil types and water ...

  5. Entomologist: No Formosan Termite-Infested Mulch in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/entomologist-no-formosan-termite-infested-mulch-ohio

    an Ohio State University Extension urban entomologist.   Susan Jones has been inundated with calls ... mulch, particularly if these items have had previous contact with the soil. Subterranean termites nest in ... the soil, which provides an environment that satisfies termites' high moisture requirements. ...

  6. 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

    University Extension soil fertility specialist, said that producers should look to soil tests to determine ... the level of potassium and phosphorus in the soil, then decide whether or not an application is ... without any application," said Mullen, who also holds an appointment with the Ohio Agricultural ...

  7. Use Equipment/Technology to Manage Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/use-equipmenttechnology-manage-risk

    agricultural engineer, said that weather is a major factor in risk management, from cool, wet conditions at ... March 19, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – For farmers looking to manage weather-related economic risks ... spring planting to muddy conditions during fall harvest. However, farmers can minimize the risks related ...

  8. Learn to Grow Blueberries at Home

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-grow-blueberries-home

    summer fruit crops, like blueberries. With the right soil and little space required, blueberries can be ... easily incorporated into a home garden. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists will explain how ... it's done at a workshop on May 15. Planting Blueberries in the Home Garden will take place from 6 p.m. ...

  9. Soil Scientist Lal Named University Distinguished Professor, Ohio State’s Highest Honor

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soil-scientist-lal-named-university-distinguished-professor-ohio-state%E2%80%99s-highest-honor

    rehabilitation of degraded soils, agro-forestry, tropical agriculture, and agricultural development in the Third ... observe visiting American professors teach agriculture resulted in an undergraduate soil science degree in ... 1963. He later received a master’s degree in soil science at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in ...

  10. Chadwick Arboretum Spring Plant Sale Set for May 10-12

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chadwick-arboretum-spring-plant-sale-set-may-10-12

    Day soon to come, the annual Spring Plant Sale, Auction, and Gardening Fair at Ohio State ... University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is expected to draw a crowd.  More than 650 varieties of ... uncommon plants and proven performers for Ohio's climate and soil conditions will be available. The ...

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