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  1. Applying Manure to Tiled Fields

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-12-issue-3/applying-manure-tiled-fields

    (preferential pathways) to reduce the risk of manure reaching drain lines, or till the surface of the soil 3 to ... lines, contaminating surface waters. Manure also moves through cracks, worm holes, dead root channels, ... etc. This can be avoided by matching the water holding capacity of the soil and the manure application ...

  2. Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-how-construct-rain-garden-farm-science-review

    Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, will present "Rain Gardens" at 11 a.m. on ... well in your area under the soil and site conditions found in your rain garden-- annuals, perennials, ... August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing ...

  3. Environmental Stewardship- Minimizing Risk and Being Prepared

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-5-issue-5/environmental-stewardship-minimizing-risk-and-being

    risks-it's just a factor of life. Yet, a general mindset seems to have settled among us that we demand ... a risk-free society. Of course, we know that this is not possible. Risk is defined as the "possibility of ... any risk. Purchasing insurance just transfers the financial burden of a loss, should it occur, to ...

  4. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/busy-soil-microbes-provide-macro-field-benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil ... Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development ... understood. There are hundreds to thousands of microbial species in agricultural soils, and we are just ...

  5. Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-focus-reponsible-urban-land-use-management

    carbon sequestration in urban soils, the view of governmental policy and position, the role of carbon ... ecosystems. Some agenda topics include: The Changing Face of Urban Land Use; Assessment of U.S. Urban Soil ... populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing ...

  6. Livestock Building Rental Considerations

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/livestock-building-rental-considerations

    https://dunn.uwex.edu/agriculture/farm-management/farm-lease-information/. Click on “Lease Payment Evaluators”, then “Building Rental Evaluator”.             The most ...

  7. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of March 3

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-march-3

    Agricultural Practices for preventing microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables on farms. Presented by ... 614-688-3479. May 19: Irrigating Urban Gardens, 9 a.m.-noon, Godman Guild, 303 E. 6th St., Columbus. Workshop on ... of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of March 3: March March 3: Planning and Seeding ...

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

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

    Department of Agriculture, and Steve Searson of the Logan Soil and Water Conservation District on how manure ... Natural Resources’ Division of Soil and Water Resources on field evaluation as a management tool. Keep ... slopes, setbacks and timing in mind and you can cut the risk of nutrient runoff. Terry Mescher, also of ...

  9. Importance of Collecting Good Milk Samples

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-17-issue-2/importance-collecting-good-milk-samples

    contamination with bacteria present on the skin of the cow, hands of the sampler, and environment. And yet, the ... sample can put at risk the whole tanker load of milk).  For purposes of a mastitis control program, ... farm, cow, and quarter being sampled; use gloves to avoid contamination) Clean and dry teats and udders ...

  10. Manure Application to Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-4/manure-application-alfalfa

    manure on established alfalfa. Applications on frozen soils run the risk of large nutrient runoff losses, ... can lead to unacceptably high potassium levels in the forage. Soil test results are an essential tool ... timing strategies for applying manure to alfalfa and each has its advantages and risks. Careful ...

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