Revised Phosphorus Index Can Help Curb Agricultural Runoff
Lake Erie. All with the help of an online program. The revised Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index is a program ... farm-specific data to generate their risk of phosphorus in agricultural runoff. The revised index is the result ... The revised phosphorus risk index can help Ohio farmers better work toward meeting the 40 percent ...
FST Special Edition Newsletter – 2023 Spring Graduation
– I really enjoyed the scenery around campus, getting to enjoy the gardens in between classes and even ... experiences: operating the massive high-field NMR instruments at Riffe, attending conferences with FST friends, ... classes at RPAC. The garden in front of the Parker building was my favorite place to take a walk between ...
More Fertilizer Certification Opportunities in 2018
One way to prevent applying too much fertilizer is a soil test, which can determine how much, if any, ... nutrients are needed. However, soil tests can be costly, so it might seem it’s cheaper to buy and apply more ... fertilizer than it is to test the soil to see if it needs the additional fertilizer, Watters said. Cost can ...
Keeping Phosphorus Out of Waterways
million. Almost every year, somewhere in Ohio, at least one public alert goes out about high nitrate levels ... are testing phosphorus filters that have removed up to 75 percent of the phosphorus running through ... field, rainfall percolates through layers of soil and eventually into an underground plastic pipe system ...
February/March 2023 Department Highlights
celebrates graduate student success in publishing high quality research in a timely manner. Dr. Sheryl ... highlighted a joint project between Dr. ‘VM’ Bala Balasubramaniam and Dr. Abigail Snyder of Cornell University ...
The Science of Human Sensory Measurements: Theoretical Principles and Industrial Applications
perception measurements in sensory evaluation with a focus on sensory discrimination testing. This course ...
Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges
participants will receive a notebook (per each $150 registration) of all resource materials, a soil test ... week. This class will be limited to the First 50 registrations. The cost of the course is $150 per ...
Pancakes won’t turn you into a zombie as in HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ but fungi in flour have been making people sick for a long time
additives in bread but not in a powdered mix. Mycotoxins The biggest risk from fungi is not that it will ... eye on mycotoxin levels during crop production and storage. Just make sure you cook your bakery ...
New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...
Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...