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  1. Using Waste to Improve Soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/home/slides/using-waste-improve-soils

    disposed of annually. OARDC researchers are finding ways to restore soil health using this waste, leading ... In the U.S., approximately 10 billion tons of industrial, municipal and agricultural wastes are ...

  2. SENR Seminar Series- Out of sight, out of mind: Geographic variability in belowground carbon response to landscape disturbance across time

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/senr-seminar-series-out-sight-out-mind-geographic-variability-belowground-carbon-response

    Hall 103 at 4:10 p.m. Abstract The world’s soils play a major role in carbon and nutrient storage, in ... water, and in providing food security. Despite this, the sensitivity of soils to landscape change and ... knowledge. Most of our understanding of factors influencing soil organic matter dynamics and nutrient cycling ...

  3. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    This news release was originally published on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural ... this year, farmers should consider the risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State ... topsoil, said Steve Culman, a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach ...

  4. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for ... conditions prior to application of fertilizer and manure Take a representative soil test Use soil test as ... site: Production practices that increase soil organic matter to retain water on site Drainage Water ...

  5. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    seeds were properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in ... soil phosphorus levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so we don’t grow soil ...

  6. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    The Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Auglaize, Hancock, and Lucas Counties are offering ... nutrient management workshops starting this week. The Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District will be ... include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ...

  7. Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/sampling-soybean-cyst-nematode-%E2%80%93-fall-time

    sample soil for the SCN populations.  The SCN Coalition theme for the next few years is What’s your ... to measure some yield loss on susceptible varieties, especially on lighter soils. Low: Plant SCN ...

  8. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ...

  9. Professor Lal Receives 2019 Alumni Medalist Award

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/professor-lal-receives-2019-alumni-medalist-award

    Congratulations to alumnus and Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science ... research about agriculture, his groundbreaking work on global issues and his ties with Ohio State in  ...

  10. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... all drought conditions cause high nitrate levels in plant. If the soil nitrate supply is low in the ...

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