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  1. Sampling

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/sampling

    and can cause contamination with other microbes that might be in the soil. Do not add water to the ... package. Wrap your sample tightly in aluminum foil or newspaper. This will keep the soil (root zone ... material) from moving and getting on the leaves. When soil covers the leaves this makes diagnosis difficult ...

  2. Agricultural Fertilizer Training Videos Offered Online

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/agricultural-fertilizer-training-videos-offered-online

    Types of Water Quality Impairments. Why the Focus on Agriculture? Edge of Field Studies. Soil Sampling. ... improve water quality throughout the state, researchers with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... videos are all five to 15 minutes in length and offer information on soil fertility related to plant ...

  3. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Maintaining agricultural soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the Tri-State ... according to ongoing research by a soil scientist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... sediment can be curtailed by reducing soil disturbances such as tillage and by maintaining field cover ...

  4. Development Of Real-Time Detection Of Cyanotoxins In Drinking And Irrigation Water Sources Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles And Validation With Laboratory Measurements

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/uavs-faster-algal-bloom-sampling

    combines land, air and space technologies to monitor harmful algal blooms in lakes and agricultural ponds. ... When water quality is threatened by harmful algal blooms, communities need to know where the blooms are ... algal blooms rely on physically collecting water samples, transporting them to a laboratory and ...

  5. Maumee Basin Lake Erie HABS Nutrient Management Options Comparative Analysis

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/maumee-nutrient-management-decision-tool

    University Description New research at Ohio State researcher helps land and water managers gauge the nutrient ... State researcher is developing a comparative analysis for the Maumee Basin. Timothy Haab, professor and ... know about current nutrient reduction efforts and possible solutions,” Haab said. His analysis will ...

  6. Fungicides, Gray Leaf Spot, Turf Events and More

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/fungicides-gray-leaf-spot-turf-events-and-more-0

    mowing, topdressing, verticutting or grooming greens; •Watering to provide adequate soil moisture, but not ... over watering as saturated soil will cause the turfgrass to decline rapidly; •Hand watering as much as ... because of better drainage and soil conditions, better air flow due to the placement of trees, less ...

  7. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    nutrient runoff and improve water quality throughout the state. And more training opportunities are ... nearby and downstream water resources. Experts say soluble phosphorus runoff from farms is a contributor ... to the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other bodies of water in recent years. “Since we ...

  8. Turf Drought Stress Alert

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/turf-drought-stress-alert-1

    carefully check turf conditions in the afternoon everyday through this period. Check the soil profile for ... wilt and damage can quickly develop. It may be difficult to move water throughout the entire depth of ... the root zone, check with a soil probe. The brown grass on the left is from moisture stress and not ...

  9. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/farmers-consultants-needed-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    profitability, but also contribute to improved nutrient management and water quality in the state. The Ohio State ... next two to three years, said Steve Culman, soil fertility specialist with the university’s College of ... harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie and other bodies of water. Too much nitrogen entering lakes and streams ...

  10. New Grant Focuses on Nutrient Management, Cleaner Lake Erie Water

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/new-grant-focuses-nutrient-management-cleaner-lake-erie-water

    approvable plan through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Soil and Water Conservation District ... plans (such as field distance from water, soil types and soil test values) to better understand the ... phosphorus that can affect the lake’s water quality downstream, said Greg LaBarge, Ohio State University ...

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