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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
SENR Announcements, May 22
the 2022-2023 promotion and tenure cycle. Learn more. Copy: Contributed Recap on Soils Outreach Day ... Event Students from the ENR 8890.04 (co-instructors Dr. Demyan and Dr. Hattey) Soil Science Seminar, ... School 6th grade science classes on March 10, 2023 to conduct an outreach event on soils. Our students developed ...
Welcome, Dr. Canan!
STEM education in Ohio. Canan looks forward to being a bridge between 4-H and the resources available ...
In The Conversation
research shows that farm parents are highly aware of the risks. Instead of education, parents explain that ... between keeping the kids safe on the farm, being a good parent, and the needs of the farm,” Kerissa Payne ... categorized as child care deserts. The high cost of child care left the Paynes in a position familiar to many ...
Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials
moist, acidic, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. Spring flowers attract bees, ... with acidic, well-drained soils high in organic. For specific highbush blueberry growing requirements ... generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and moisture conditions vary across the ...
Cynthia Canan, Ph.D.