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  1. Ohio State to host Manure Science Review in August

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-host-manure-science-review-august

    London, Ohio.   Aimed at farmers, crop consultants, soil conservation workers and others, the Manure ... applicator The final two demonstrations of the day will highlight the collaborative effort between Ohio ...

  2. Beat the Heat Before It's Late: Cooling Strategies for Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/beat-heat-its-late-cooling-strategies-dairy-cattle

    responses of dairy cattle, you can identify those animals experiencing high heat load early on. Coupled with ... mitigate high heat load is clear and consistent across climates: shade, soakers, and fans. During summer, ... usually when the air temperature is about 72°F or when the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is above 65. ...

  3. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    from other trees, health and vigor, non-timber value (e.g., wildlife, aesthetics, etc.), risk of loss ... silver maples, for example, often approach biological maturity well before they are 150 years old, while ... value increase falls below a desired level. The rate of value increase of a tree can be determined by ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Spring Forage Establishment

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/spring-forage-establishment

    Recommendations (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Phosphorus levels for grass ... are optimal in the 20-40 ppm range, while the range for legumes is 30-50 ppm. When it comes to ... potassium, the optimal range is 100-130 ppm for sandy soils with a cation exchange capacity (CEC) less than ...

  6. 3-NOP (Bovaer™) Receives FDA Approval

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-3/3-nop-bovaer%E2%84%A2-receives-fda-approval

    Carbon price of $30/ton Milk price of $17.50/cwt Ration cost of $0.15/lb DM In the first scenario ... 3-NOP is fed. Under this scenario, the breakeven cost for feeding 3-NOP is $0.41 to 0.45/hd/day. If ...

  7. Martin receives Odum Award from AEES

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/martin-receives-odum-award-aees

    stakeholder groups to investigate connections between downstream water quality and management practices in ...

  8. Ohio teens selected as Roth Scholars

    https://ohio4h.org/news/ohio-teens-selected-roth-scholars

    two-year pilot will provide 25 high school students with employability skills that business leaders seek, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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