Soils and Soil Health
nutrients air—2%–50% of soil volume oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen occupies same spaces between soil ... bad, or mid-level soil test results to compare against. The Ohio State University has conducted a vast ... nutrients—aka “potential for productivity” water—2%–50% of soil volume water-holding capacity is directly ...
Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops
determined using field studies to correlate soil test levels to crop yield response. Ohio data was used to ... This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and beyond a critical level, and then maintain ... these levels over time. The critical level is a key component to this framework. Soil test levels above ...
AgTech Innovation Hub Announces Funding for Research Projects
a deeper understanding of and effective management and mitigation strategies for climate risks. This week ... funding pledged by Nationwide to tackle these pressing challenges head-on. In a highly competitive ... Plug on Drought Risks: Automated Drainage Water Management This project will study the effects of ...
AgTech Innovation Hub awards inaugural research projects
new AgTech Innovation Hub, a multimillion-dollar collaboration between The Ohio State University and ... understanding, managing and mitigating climate risk, Pierzynski said. The projects chosen include: Drought risk ... real-time water levels in farmers’ fields. Using an app on their phone or computer, a farmer could program ...
Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality
Soil test P is one indicator of environmental P loss potential from a field. STP values above 100 ppm ... Tests as Risk Indicators for Leaching of Dissolved Phosphorus from Agricultural Soils in Ontario. Soil ... called eutrophication, results in depleted dissolved oxygen in water bodies. A soil test for P (STP) ...
In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practice Field Day
session will discuss soil conditions and management, including soil sampling recommendations for high ... excess soil P. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin King, USDA-ARS Research Lead and Agricultural Engineer, ...
Ohio State creates Drought Rapid Response team to provide resources for farmers, growers
Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio—From brittle, brown lawns and cracked soils to dry garden beds and ... the U.S. Drought Monitor. “Moderate drought” is the initial level of drought, while “abnormally dry” ... also been agriculture impacts, including diminished soil moisture, deteriorating grazing conditions, ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
of maturity and in tonnage between species at the same maturity. On average most species put on half ... in tonnage with an average of 2.75 tons and a high of 5 tons. While tonnage is critical another ... important part of the risk management decision is how quality declines as the species matures, shown in ...
Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay
is to maintain soil test P and K between the “critical level” (minimum) and “maintenance limit” ... level before planting. The estimated amount of P 2 O 5 required to raise a soil test 1 PPM is 20 pounds ... For example, if a soil test is 100 PPM and the goal is to increase the soil test to a critical level ...
Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses
Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...