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  1. CFAES gains a big new partner for improving soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/august-2020/cfaes-gains-big-new-partner-for-improving-soil-health-and-water

    CFAES and Cargill are sowing the seeds of a new partnership. The Minnesota-based agricultural ... benefits. The goal is to boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water quality, and keep the region’s farms ... has another key partner, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, ...

  2. Ty Casey

    https://acel.osu.edu/our-people/ty-casey-0

    Ty Casey Graduate Research Associate casey.439@buckeymail.osu.edu Agricultural Education ...

  3. CFAES’ Cooperstone recognized for research that improves tomato nutrition

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/cfaes%E2%80%99-cooperstone-recognized-for-research-improves-tomato-nutrition

    to receive a 2019 New Innovator Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).  ... Cooperstone was recognized for her research at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  4. Soil PH and Lime Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3483

    Soil pH is one of the most important properties in determining the cycling and availability of ... soil nutrients. Soil testing regularly and applying lime to maintain recommended pH levels should be ... the first step growers take to assure crops have sufficient availability of nutrients. Soil pH should ...

  5. Micronutrients

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3476

    Most soils in the tri-state region contain adequate quantities of micronutrients. This is particularly ... rarely been observed in this region of the United States. Some soils, however, may be deficient in B, Cu, ... Both soil testing and plant analysis are useful in diagnosing micronutrient deficiencies. Relative to ...

  6. Quick Reference Guide to Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Changes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3488

    What has changed? Why the change? Soil Sampling Sample every 3 to 4 years in a consistent way as ... the foundation for an adaptive nutrient management program. No changes. Details Soil pH and Lime ... Default soil test P and K levels now based on Mehlich-3. These recommendations are consistent with current ...

  7. Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3477

    but less likely to be added as fertilizer as N, P or K. Most soils in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio ... adequately supply these nutrients for plant growth. A standard soil test measures the relative availability ... of Ca and Mg in soils. There is no accurate soil test for S at this time. A plant analysis is the ...

  8. Phosphorus and Potassium

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3478

    on a build-up and maintenance approach. This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and ... three distinct recommendations based on soil test values: 1) build-up, 2) maintenance, and 3) drawdown. ... fertilizer to build soil test levels) if soils test below the critical level or are “deficient.” The ...

  9. Potassium Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3480

    corn silage, and alfalfa for potassium below. Potassium recommendations differ for sandy soil (CEC ... <5 meq/100g) and loam and clay soils (CEC >6 meq/ 100g). The tables use CECs of 5 meq/100g or less ... for sandy soils and 15 meq/100g for loam and clay soils. For Michigan, subtract 20 lb K 2 O/ acre from ...

  10. Ohio farmers hankering for rain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-farmers-hankering-for-rain

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). “I think there are some farmers who are worried,” Wilson said. ... bring down yields. During this year’s wet spring, some farmers planted in soggy soils. As a result, the ... plants developed shallow roots, and heavy equipment riding over that wet soil led to the soil particles ...

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