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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour 2016

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/ohio-sustainable-farm-tour-2016

    on water quality, grass-feed beef, poultry production, season extension, beekeeping, permaculture, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Summer Garden Walk

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/summer-garden-walk

    pests, soil health, fertilizers and more! Free to attend. No registration required.   ...

  8. Cover Crops for Fall and Winter

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/cover-crops-fall-and-winter

    Come join us to learn which varieties are best for building soil over winter. Free to attend. No ...

  9. Summer Garden Walk #2

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/summer-garden-walk-2

    walk you'll get answers to your growing questions and concerns about weeds, pests, soil health, ...

  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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