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  1. Teaming up with farmers to protect Ohio’s water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/july-august-2014/teaming-farmers-protect-ohio%E2%80%99s-water

    Work continues on a project to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index. The index is a planning tool ... index more accurate and to increase farmers’ management options for reducing phosphorus runoff, said ... in terms of phosphorus runoff. Data is being collected on soils, farmers’ management practices, and ...

  2. Pomerene Forest Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/pomerene-forest-laboratory

    forest industry. Research includes plantings on both upland, well-drained soils and in lowlands where ... soils are poorly drained. Plantation-grown Christmas tree production is a major research effort here. ... develop cultural practices for high-quality trees, including weed control measures, shearing and shaping, ...

  3. Wooster Science Building

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/wooster-science-building

    the public zone of the building and is designed to promote interactions between various campus ...

  4. Publications

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/programs/bonello-lab/publications

    has resulted in high levels of coast live oak (CLO) mortality.  However, some CLO survive in areas ... with high disease pressure and may thus be resistant.  We tested the hypothesis that such field ... levels and soil moisture on a seasonal scale in 2008 but not 2009. Sites with greater soil clay content ...

  5. History

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/history

    agriculture professors, W. R. Lazenby and Norton S. Townshend, divided their time between classroom duties and ... accepted as the high bid.   In 1892, the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station moved from the university at ... miles of field tile were laid to prepare land for the Wooster test plots. These plots, hundreds of ...

  6. Western Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/western-agricultural-research-station

    corn. Alfalfa varieties with potato leafhopper resistance are also being tested at Western. Soils and ... No-till helps reduce farming costs, prevent soil erosion, improve soil quality and organic matter, and ... studies on soil carbon sequestration. Bio-energy crops, including switchgrass, are also being evaluated at ...

  7. International Activities- Plant Pathology

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/extension-outreach/international

    improved disease-resistant tomato varieties and evaluate soil test kits in the Morogoro region. ... opportunities to new audiences.  •  Continue to develop linkages and partnerships between programs and ... projects: In 2020, the Benitez lab is testing the interaction of mixed species AM inoculants with seed ...

  8. Nematodes

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/research/impact/SOD/nematodes

    found plant-parasitic nematodes all samples tested (39 soil and root samples).  The most frequently ... with changes in corn production practices, such as no-till, phase-out of several soil ... class of plant-pathogenic nematodes sensitive to soil disturbance; the removal of soil ...

  9. Good time to start: Fall farm practices for helping crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/good-time-start-fall-farm-practices

    getting into water. “Doing soil testing and following Tri-State recommendations will not add additional ... best science Other best practices, for example, include testing soil, avoiding winter application of ... Soybeans, Wheat and Alfalfa, which, like the other practices, is designed to cut the risk of nutrients ...

  10. Jackson Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/jackson-agricultural-research-station

    served as a key source for animals used in research designed to increase reproductive efficiency, test ... Bureau, the Soil and Water Conservation District, and other local agencies. In conjunction with OSU ...

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