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  1. 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 ...

  2. Organic Mulches May Boost Transition from Plowed Land to No-Till

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-boost-transition-plowed-land-no-till

    pest management, soil fertility, GMO crops, value-added farming, crop consulting, soil and water ... erosion, conserves and improves water quality, and stores more carbon in the soil than plowed land. Hence ... Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, United States Department of Agriculture Natural ...

  3. Deep Tillage May Be of Value in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/deep-tillage-may-be-value-ohio

    situations, fields develop a plow pan, a layer of tight soil that acts like plastic that prevents water from ... alleviating soil compaction and improving crop yields. A culmination of 10 years of Ohio State University ... research on subsoiling has shown that certain soil types benefit from deep loosening, extending the ...

  4. A Green Solution to Storm Water Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-solution-storm-water-management

    reduce soil erosion, and is widely used out West to conserve water in arid regions. But Dyke may have ... Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service, W.A. Natorp ... water management system and Ohio State University Extension may have a "green" solution to ...

  5. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Invaluable for Certified Crop Advisers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference-invaluable-certified-crop-advisers

    conservation tillage. Soil and water credits are most coveted because they are the hardest to obtain. We have ... 8.5 soil and water credits available this year," said Harold Watters, an Ohio State University ... areas of pest management, nutrient management, soil and water, crop production, and a host of other ...

  6. Scout Soybean Fields for Water-Borne Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scout-soybean-fields-water-borne-diseases

    damage from water molds and other soil-resident pathogens. "When scouting fields, what you'll ... water-borne diseases that may have cropped up during the recent heavy rains. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State ... University Extension plant pathologist, said that saturated soils and ponding conditions make it ideal for ...

  7. Ohio State Soil Scientist Receives Prestigious Award

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

    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 ...

  8. "Feed Me Seymour!" Carnivorous Plants All Bark, No Bite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feed-me-seymour-carnivorous-plants-all-bark-no-bite

    water. This supplies the moisture the plants need. During winter, the soil should remain damp, not wet. ... soils that these plants live in are nutrient deficient. They have adapted the remarkable ability of ... more easily capture careless insects. “The pitcher plant secrets a digestive enzyme into the water ...

  9. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    Section manager. The Franklin Soil and Water grant is one of eight federal Section 319 Clean Water Act ... practices. Partners include Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District; Ohio Nonpoint Education for ... practices for water quality protection and whole farm sustainability.   A $194,324 grant from Ohio ...

  10. Extension Program to Broaden Knowledge of Geospatial Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extension-program-broaden-knowledge-geospatial-technology

    information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), and other data-recording and analysis tools. ... analyze soil quality and crop yield potential, locate environmental landmarks, and position manure waste ... management facilities based on water quality standards. "The uses are endless," said Nathan ...

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