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 ...
Nature and YOU: How Nature Impacts Your Wellbeing
enthusiasts Shari Gallup and Laura Stanton to learn about the amazing benefits between nature and your ...
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 ...
EPN Breakfast- Monday, June 5, 2023: Honoring Ohio's Environment and Celebrating its Champions
Environment and Natural Resources). 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 scientist. Throughout his career, John has provided unwavering support of the School of ...
Natural Resources Administrator 2- 20090419
a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency ... directive. Final applicant accepted for position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal ... drug use prior to appointment. Applicant with positive test result will not be offered employment per ...
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 ...
Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field
site and rate criteria from Assessing Nutrient Loss Risk in Ohio (NRCS) between 50 to 200 PPM. Time ... step 7. STP value of 50 PPM Mehlich III or less: CROP YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with ... available. The maintenance STP range is "critical level" to 40 PPM in corn soybean rotation and 50 ...