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  1. Conference to Tout the Latest Trends in Conservation Tillage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-tout-latest-trends-conservation-tillage

    for most sessions. For the first time, a participant can receive 5 credits in soil and water and ... University Extension, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, U.S. Department of Agriculture ... to 4:45 p.m. on Feb. 25. Topics of discussion will include vertical tillage, soil density, nitrogen ...

  2. Chow Line: Reduce risk linked to fresh produce (for 10/23/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-reduce-risk-linked-fresh-produce-102311

    1 quart of water. Spray generously, and let air dry or wipe with a clean paper towel after 10 minutes. Use ... vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting or cooking. For firm produce, such as melons or ... sanitize the shelves and walls of your refrigerator regularly. Use warm water and liquid soap. It’s a good ...

  3. Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Boasts New Sessions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference-boasts-new-sessions

    include the Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural ... Topics for discussion on Feb. 24 include soil and water (drainage, water management, organic matter and ... discussion on Feb. 23 include sessions on nutrient management (nitrogen application, rate comparisons, soil ...

  4. Commercial Grape and Wine Workshop is Nov. 4 in Piketon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/commercial-grape-and-wine-workshop-nov-4-piketon

    sessions on sampling techniques for soil, leaf and berries; how to read soil and tissue test reports; ... assessing winter vineyard injuries; and how to prepare berry samples for analysis.  Following lunch, ...

  5. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    through local Soil and Water Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and OSU ... to be diligent about following proper application methods to minimize impact on water quality and ... maximize absorption in the soil for optimal fertility.   "Now is not the time to shirk on proper ...

  6. Raised Beds Effective in Blueberry Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/raised-beds-effective-blueberry-production

    blueberry plant sensitive to changing soil and water conditions. Growing blueberries on raised beds has ... comparable yields to blueberries grown on flat, tile-drained soil. "We can say with 90 percent certainty ... harvest. The traditional method of raising blueberries involves growing the fruit on flat soil and ...

  7. Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dont-pass-rare-opportunity-make-fall-fertilizer-applications

    two main fertilizer inputs made to the soil and extra care should be taken with how both are managed. ... "Soil test, soil test, soil test," said Mullen. "Know what your nutrient status is. If you ... application amounts. "From a water quality protection perspective, if any material is applied in the ...

  8. FSR Drainage Field Day Combines Conservation with Profit

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fsr-drainage-field-day-combines-conservation-profit

    Service, Madison County Engineers, Madison Soil and Water Conservation District and Trimble Navigation. ... production practices with conservation water management.   The Ohio Land Improvement Contractors Association ... water resources, will be installing drainage control structures on 40 acres of the Molly Caren ...

  9. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    also reducing sediment loading into the lake by 50 percent. The water quality issue at hand is no ... of the lakes affected. “Dissolved phosphorous is an algal-available nutrient in the water leading to ... with an agricultural nutrients and water quality working group that came together from ODA to develop ...

  10. Putting Farmers in Driver's Seat of Precision Ag Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/putting-farmers-drivers-seat-precision-ag-technology

    yield data, soil sampling and analysis, making fertility recommendations, working with other data ... use the data in management decision-making. "Precision Agriculture Data Management, Analysis, and ... (Geographic Information Systems), yield monitors, soil sampling, variable rate technology and sensor ...

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