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  1. Air Quality Workshops to Tackle Challenge of Ag Air Emissions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/air-quality-workshops-tackle-challenge-ag-air-emissions-0

    Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Soil and Water Conservation District ... and Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Districts. The event is an opportunity for researchers, ... December 28, 2006 REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio-- A series of air quality workshops will be held in January ...

  2. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    and the positive benefits to soil, water and air quality, he said. Cover crops Islam recommends ... crop” for its numerous soil and water benefits. “Oilseed radish can penetrate the soil more than 30 ... inches deep, which uplifts the soil and allows water drainage to be improved,” Islam said. “Plus we found ...

  3. Tilling the Soil? Vertical Tillage Offers the Most Benefits

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    water and air movement, and has a major impact on the soil and crop performance." Moldboard plows ... improving water infiltration and soil aeration. Reeder said that vertical tillage is a much more attractive ... March 31, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers may practice tillage to break up compacted soil, aid in ...

  4. Workshop Discusses Nitrogen, Soluble Phosphorus Mobility in Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-discusses-nitrogen-soluble-phosphorus-mobility-soils

    and meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and the Association of Ohio Pedologists Aug. ... how water moves nutrients through the soil in three different soil pits at the Jim Sherman farm.  ... soil and organic matter. If we can slow the water down, then the organic matter and soil can start to ...

  5. Corn Stover Removal Decreases Soil Carbon, Impacts Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-stover-removal-decreases-soil-carbon-impacts-crop

    and crop yields. Earthworms are important to soil fertility and water and air movement in the soil ... removal on carbon sequestration, crop production, soil fertility and water quality. "The purpose of ... structure and water infiltration were all impacted. These are all necessary for a good soil," said ...

  6. OSU Soil Scientist Gets Glimpse of Soviet Ag System; Receives Honorary Degree

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-soil-scientist-gets-glimpse-soviet-ag-system-receives-honorary-degree

    water and air as an essential natural resource. "A similar resolution would fit in nicely with the ... management of soil and water resources, restoration and rehabilitation of degraded soils, agro-forestry, ... life of a former Soviet nation.   But Ohio State University soil scientist Rattan Lal was given that ...

  7. Got Water? Crop Thirst Depends on Soil Type

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/got-water-crop-thirst-depends-soil-type

    fertilization, but the amount of water present in the soil," said Brian Slater, an Ohio State University ... geospatial technology to map soil water levels in fields and demonstrate how growers can use information on ... maximum yields," said Slater. The first step to realizing a soil's water capacity is to ...

  8. Coal-Burning Byproduct Has Agricultural Use

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/coal-burning-byproduct-has-agricultural-use

    water and air movement. In addition to conducting agronomic research with forages, Dick is also ... agriculture as a fertilizer and soil amendment, according to Ohio State University researchers. An ongoing ... three-year project, led by Ohio State University soil scientist Warren Dick, has shown a 16 percent yield ...

  9. Field Crop Irrigation May Work For Some Ohio Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/field-crop-irrigation-may-work-some-ohio-growers

    with pumping water. The amount of irrigation water required to grow a crop depends largely on the soil ... type and how well that soil can hold onto water or easily drain water away. Water flows easily through ... cannot hold on to the water very well. Silt-loam and silty-clay soils, on the other hand, are made up of ...

  10. Moisture Stress Biggest Limiting Factor in Crop Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/moisture-stress-biggest-limiting-factor-crop-production

    leaves of the plant)." Soil is intricately structured and the amount of water that is available for ... a plant's use is dependent partly upon the characteristics of the soil and how much water it can hold at any ... given time. Slater equates soil to a bucket with defined layers of water availability: oven dried, ...

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