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 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 ...
Graduate Exit Seminar- Anna Kolganova
is able to reduce CH4 emissions from soils. The methanogenesis processes in ruminants and soils are ... high forage, and almond hulls-containing diets is evaluated during an in-vitro experiment with rumen ... provide a direct interaction between methanogens and nitrites, without letting them into the blood system. ...
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) ...
AgTech Innovation Hub accelerates climate-risk research
addressing and understanding these climate risks, The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, ... minimize climate risks. A yearlong timeline for these projects will encourage accelerated research ... industry into the future.” One of the five projects funded is "Pulling the Plug on Drought Risks ...
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, ...
New members of the Honorary 100 inducted
the ENR Honorary 100 Jon Gerken: Jon dedicated 42 years to the soil science and natural resources ... profession for USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service as assistant soil survey manager and state soil ... Natural Resources and helped the advance- ment of both academics and professions related to agronomy, soil ...
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 ...