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  1. Strip Tillage an Option for No-Till Farmers with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/strip-tillage-option-no-till-farmers-continuous-corn

    machinery wear, increased organic matter, reduced soil erosion, improved soil quality, improved air quality ... season have the option of practicing strip tillage to maintain soil conservation benefits while reducing ... necessary to maintain soil benefits while not losing anything on the production end?" One answer is to ...

  2. Follow Guidelines When Applying Winter Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-guidelines-when-applying-winter-manure

    Protecton Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Soil and Water Conservation, Ohio ... Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Ohio Department of Agriculture, in outreach efforts ... response to a rash of calls to Soil and Water Conservation District offices and Ohio EPA have been ...

  3. Researchers Exploring Ways to Convert Manure Gas into Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-exploring-ways-convert-manure-gas-fertilizer

    natural fertilizer, while at the same time improving the environment. Ohio State University air quality ... ammonia were emitted into the air," said project director Lingying Zhao, an OSU Extension specialist ... in agricultural air quality and bioenvironmental control. "Meanwhile, soaring natural gas prices ...

  4. Innovative Approaches to Managing Drainage Ditches Can Save Growers Time, Money and Better Benefit Waterways, Ohio State Experts Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/innovative-approaches-managing-drainage-ditches-can-save-growers-time-money-and-better

    Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources ... that eventually end up in stream water, rivers and ultimately in Lake Erie and beyond, Ohio State ... ditches are designed using a trapezoidal cross-section to drain agricultural lands and move water ...

  5. ECO Farming Saves Growers Money, Improves Soil and Benefits Environment, Researchers Say

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eco-farming-saves-growers-money-improves-soil-and-benefits-environment-researchers-say

    Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources ... their soil to the tune of $900 per unit increase in organic matter, may want to consider a move to ECO ... could result in raising soil organic matter levels by several percentage points depending on soil type. ...

  6. Ohio Corn Performance Test Sampled for Nematodes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-corn-performance-test-sampled-nematodes

    OSU Extension agronomist. Soil samples were collected to assess whether nematodes may be present at ... selecting hybrids best suited to their farming operations and production environments. The nematode analysis ... microscopic worm-like soil organisms that, depending on the species, can either benefit or harm the growth and ...

  7. Soil Scientist Develops 10 Principles to Sustainable Soil Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soil-scientist-develops-10-principles-sustainable-soil-management

    2009 issue of Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, as well as the journal Agronomy for Sustainable ... cannot extract water and nutrients from the soil where they do not exist. "This principle is very ... beneath our feet. Rattan Lal, an Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research ...

  8. Grad Students Honored at OARDC Annual Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grad-students-honored-oardc-annual-conference

    "Micromorphology and organic carbon studies on water stable aggregates from savanna soils of central Brazil." ... analysis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolates from Crohn's disease patients exhibit ... soil nematode community and nutrient pools." Advisor: Parwinder Grewal. Yuri Zinn, Soil Science, ...

  9. Bienergy Economic Opportunities Focus of OSU Field Night

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/bienergy-economic-opportunities-focus-osu-field-night

    Crop, Soil and Water Field Night will take place from 5:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. at OSU South Centers at ... Soil and Water Field Night include Ohio State University Extension, Ohio State University's Ohio ... Agricultural Research and Development Center, Pike Soil and Water Conservation District, and Ohio Seed ...

  10. Ohio State Soil Scientist Receives Prestigious Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-soil-scientist-receives-prestigious-award-0

    soil processes and atmospheric greenhouse effects, sustainable management of soil and water resources, ... American Association for the Advancement of Science, Soil and Water Conservation Society and the National ... July 14, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A world-renowned Ohio State University soil scientist has received ...

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