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  1. Organic matter in the soil on a farm: How to check it, why it matters

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2014/organic-matter-soil-farm-how-check-it-why-it

    on, the organic matter levels in one’s soil. Should crop residue, which provides organic matter, be ... matter levels include lower operating costs, greater farm income and healthier soils. “How you farm today ... “Farmers are aware that soil organic matter is the foundation of sustainable agriculture,” says ...

  2. Interdisciplinary Programs

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/interdisciplinary-programs

    nutrients, reduce the need for chemical fertilizer and pesticide inputs, improve soil fertility, reduce odor ...

  3. Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-summer-field-day

    including infiltration testing, by viewing a soil pit during one of the demonstrations. One session, ... demonstrations include Aqua-Till, which uses ultra-high-pressure water jets to cut into the soil for planting, ... No-till farming sounds simple. Just don’t till the soil, right? Farmers know better. Adopting ...

  4. CFAES Research Community

    https://oardc.osu.edu/https%3A/cfaes.osu.edu/cfaes-research-community

    Minimize time on campus; Conduct lab meetings virtually; Minimize contact between persons; Initiate ... mission critical and has minimal health and safety risk for participants. Send a request including the ...

  5. HCS Spring 2016 Seminar Series: Developing winter-hardy malting barley for Ohio

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/hcs-spring-2016-seminar-series-developing-winter-hardy-malting-barley-ohio

    Certain types of barleys are highly sought-after for the production of malt and brewing products. ... States and Canadian Prairie Provinces. To meet increasing demand for high-quality malting barley and ... barley a key breeding target for researchers. In Ohio winter barley of very high malting quality can be ...

  6. Conducting a SWOT Analysis of Your Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-42

    opportunities align with a high probability of success. Conversely, you will also identify combinations of ... Ohio State University Extension from the North Central Risk Management Education Center, 2006-2007. ...

  7. Developing Goals for the Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-45

    achievement of goals. Action-oriented—Actions will be the pathway to achieving goals. Realistic—Aim high, but ... being achieved. For example, an operational goal may be to expand an operation by 50 percent in the next ... received by Ohio State University Extension from the North Central Risk Management Center, 2006. Thank you ...

  8. Student and Youth Success

    https://oardc.osu.edu/impacts/student-and-youth-success

    Springfield, Ohio, in 1902. Youngsters planted seeds in experimental plots, tested the soil, and identified ...

  9. Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/plant-and-animal-agrosecurity-research-facility

    Animal Agrosecurity Research (PAAR) Facility is a highly secure biocontainment building. It is required ... biosafety level 3 (BSL-3 and/or BSL-3 Ag). It is also needed for working with plant diseases that could ... BSL-3 and BSL-3 Ag safety levels. Another three facilities nationwide have the BSL-3 Ag safety level ...

  10. Scarlet, gray make a brownfield green: OARDC team turns waste into soil

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/march-april-2016/scarlet-gray-make-brownfield-green-oardc-team

    sewer system. In test plots at the site, a biosolids-based soil blend made by Basta and team worked ... better than a wood-chip-based compost at supporting plants and beneficial soil organisms. The slag is ... waste from steel mills that used to be on the site. “You have to bring in the soil [to restore the ...

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