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  1. Seeing (and using) the good in manure and keeping our water clean, too

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2015/seeing-and-using-good-manure-and-keeping

    manure while minimizing the risk of them entering lakes and streams. Co-hosted by OARDC, it was for ... farmers and others in the industry. “Manure is an excellent soil amendment and provides nutrients for crop ...

  2. Muck Crops Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/muck-crops-field-day

    high-organic-matter muck soil in Huron County’s productive “salad bowl” region, said Bob Filbrun, the station’s ... on the station’s latest research findings on managing weeds, insects and diseases in muck-soil ...

  3. Most farmers willing to take steps to protect water, says study done near lake Erie

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/most-farmers-willing-take-steps-protect

    example, include soil testing to see which nutrients are needed and how much to apply, and applying ...

  4. 2 new ways to avoid latex allergies

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2015/2-new-ways-avoid-latex-allergies

    natural latex gloves they prefer while avoiding the risk of allergic reactions. The patent-pending ... Type IV-hypoallergenic. “Guayule is a U.S. desert shrub that produces a high-quality latex which is ...

  5. Deadly pig virus is now in Ohio: Key is strict biosecurity

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/deadly-pig-virus-now-ohio-key-strict-biosecurity

    coronavirus family, PEDv causes intestinal disease in swine of all ages and high mortality in young pigs. ... a health risk to people and doesn’t affect the safety of pork. To contact the scientist: Steve Moeller at ...

  6. Ohio’s got hops — thanks to OARDC scientists

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/ohio%E2%80%99s-got-hops-%E2%80%94-thanks-oardc-scientists

    Guild, which brings together more than 50 of the state’s growers. Hops are a key ingredient in beer ... absence. With Ohio-grown hops in high demand from Buckeye State brewers, the economic potential for growers ...

  7. Manure practices, not glamorous, can be a star for both food crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/manure-practices-not-glamorous-can-be-star

    improving soil quality and increasing crop yields when handled correctly,” said co-organizer Glen Arnold, ... benefits from manure while preventing risks to water. Experts say excessive phosphorus runoff from ...

  8. Two OARDC scientists contribute to National Climate Assessment

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/two-oardc-scientists-contribute-national

    co-authored the report’s  forestry chapter. Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in ... 50 years of global warming. Human-induced climate change will continue and will speed up ...

  9. Juicy new tomato tech: Quality test takes minutes, not hours or days

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2016/juicy-new-tomato-tech-quality-test-takes-minutes

    Food-quality tests that traditionally take hours — or even days — to perform in the lab can now be ... a game-changer for the industry. It allows you to get out of the lab and test in the production line or even in ... said. “All this would take multiple hours, if not days, to collect and test one sample the traditional ...

  10. How to keep Ohio’s specialty crops safe from herbicide drift

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2016/how-keep-ohio%E2%80%99s-specialty-crops-safe

    Roger Downer are the authors of “ Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and ... a heightened awareness of Ohio’s specialty crop industry is probably the most important way to reduce the risk ... Raising that awareness, he said, is “probably the most important way to reduce the risk of future ...

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