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  1. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    sustainable production methods. However, organic certification is the most highly regulated food production ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers, ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  2. Opportunities for Subsurface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... inches wide) while leaving the soil between these strips undisturbed. When the strip-till unit is ... to conventional tillage by leaving residue on the soil surface between the strips. Quicker spring ...

  3. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using a Mehlich 3 soil test. Soil test values reported ... in pounds per acre are converted to ppm by dividing pounds per acre by 2. If phosphorus soil test ...

  4. Agriscience Education Student Teaching Placements

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/agriscience-education-student-teaching-placements

    2024-2025 school year.  Each year, fourth year agriscience education seniors are placed with Ohio high ... Dunn, Ridgemont High School Mr. Fletcher, Centerburg High School Ms. Galavich, Circerville High School ... Ms. Knapke, Mississinawa Valley High School Mr. Koverman, Oak Hill High School Mr. Reer, Buckeye ...

  5. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  6. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

  7. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having calibration curves for ... high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of note, the ... differences in test weight and moisture characteristics of the grain. Calibrate for different moisture levels ...

  8. ACEL Student attends BOLD Leadership Conference

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/acel-student-attends-bold-leadership-conference

    encourages the development of personal leadership skills at an individual level. "I traveled to the GKB ...

  9. Soils and Soil Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0136

    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 ...

  10. ACEL Agriscience Education Students Present Workshop at Ohio FFA Convention

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/acel-agriscience-education-students-present-workshop-ohio-ffa-convention

    Agriscience Education," focused on the agricultural education profession and why high school students ...

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