New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...
Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...
Ohio State’s STEAM Factory Receives NSF Funding to Advance Informal STEM Learning
achieving high levels of interest among targeted audiences,” said Co-PI Arnab Nandi, faculty director of ... enabling rich dialogues between researchers and community residents, the program could fundamentally ... transform the way we view research and education, blurring the lines between formal and non-formal learning ...
Reminder: Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference March 14-15 in Ada
with assistance from local Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Ohio Department of Agriculture, and ... will include Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Nutrient Management; Agronomic Crop Management; and ... Precision Ag Technology. Wednesday sessions will include Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Agronomic ...
Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop
on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a window into the soil, revealing if a plant is ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... CFAES’ Soil Balancing Research Team, who plan to share details on testing the soil and on ways to improve ...
Soil health at risk on fallow fields
risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... fallow this year if a soil test indicates the soil is low in phosphorus, he said. Across Ohio, 1.5 ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ...
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indicated that protein and oil levels vary considerably from test to test (Table 4-8). Some normal dent corn ... and protein are evident in under certain testing conditions, the Ohio Corn Performance Test has ... hybrids produced primarily for grain exhibit elevated protein and oil levels. Environmental conditions ...
Plant Populations and Seeding Rates
For fields with very productive soils and exceptionally high yield potential, final stands greater ... planting above recommended rates (unless lodging becomes more severe at higher population levels). Plant ... there may be little benefit from using high plant populations much above 30,000 plants per acre. ...