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  1. Ohio State University Extension Experts to Discuss Algae and Water Quality Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-extension-experts-discuss-algae-and-water-quality-issues

    more about the growing issue of algae in Ohio waters can participate in a discussion of the issue by ... look at algae in Ohio waters and why there is so much of it will be among the topics discussed during ... and one of the leaders of the   OSU Extension Agronomic Crops Team, to talk about water quality issues ...

  2. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    crops with less labor. June 2, 10 a.m. to noon, Water Harvesting: Methods, Care, and Resources. Local ... materials for planning and planting rain gardens to direct water for individual growers needs. June 16, 11 ... a.m. to 1 p.m. Building and Testing Soil. A portion of the workshop will be devoted to reading ...

  3. 'Power Crops': Learn about Bioenergy Farming at July 28 Field Day in Piketon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/power-crops-learn-about-bioenergy-farming-july-28-field-day-piketon

    Ohio State University experts will be talking about and demonstrating at this year’s Soil, Water and ... and Development Center (OARDC), the Pike County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), and ... attention across the Midwest because of its high biomass output and its adaptability to many different soil ...

  4. Energy Efficiency a Focus of Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives Efforts at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/energy-efficiency-focus-ohio-rural-electric-cooperatives-efforts-farm-science-review

    the Farm Science Review, are bringing the Touchstone Energy hot air balloon back to the Review this ... renewable energy, heat pump water heaters, the Touchstone Energy Home program and energy efficient windows. ... technologies by First Day Natural Lighting. Both air source and geothermal heat pumps displayed by Habegger ...

  5. Tillage vs. No-Till: A Tough Choice to Make

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tillage-vs-no-till-tough-choice-make

    high rates of fertilizer. * To mitigate compacted soil layers or zones that interfere with water ... fields are plowed to loosen the soil and bury crop residue before seeding the following season's ... crop. In no-tillage, crop residue is left undisturbed and seeds are placed directly in untilled soil ...

  6. Ohio State’s Annual Manure Science Review Is Aug. 9 in NW Ohio: Learn How to Reduce Phosphorus Runoff, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-annual-manure-science-review-aug-9-nw-ohio-learn-how-reduce-phosphorus

    hours, 2.5 CCA Soil and Water Management continuing education hours, and 4.5 Professional Engineer ... Mid-America, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the Ohio Division of Soil and Water Resources, and the Natural ... water quality and preventing harmful algae blooms, will be just one of the topics when Ohio State ...

  7. Warm Winter Weather Could be Trouble for Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/warm-winter-weather-could-be-trouble-wheat

    roots to the soil surface. The result is water stress and eventual plant death. "The deceptive ... Research and Development Center, said that standing water in fields, either from rains or freezing and ... thawing of snow, could impact plant health. "Standing water in fields is less of a problem during ...

  8. Conservation Tillage Conference in 15th Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conservation-tillage-conference-15th-year

    computer viruses and data management. CCA credits will also be available again in soil and water and, for ... sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, U.S. ... February 17, 2004 ADA, Ohio — From soil fertility to tillage systems comparisons to weed, insect ...

  9. Fall Soil Compaction Could Spell Spring Planting Problems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fall-soil-compaction-could-spell-spring-planting-problems

    Center. "A compacted surface layer often seals off any chance of water being absorbed into the soil ... soils. Good no-till soils create their own natural channels for root growth and water permeation, from ... one thing that could negatively impact next year's crops: soil compaction.   Randall Reeder, an ...

  10. Livestock Industry: May 2 Workshop in Columbus Tackles Ammonia, Nitrogen

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/livestock-industry-may-2-workshop-columbus-tackles-ammonia-nitrogen

    April 14, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This year’s Ohio State University agricultural air quality ... ammonia emissions, air regulations, and the best management practices and innovative technologies ... Ammonia emissions have become a significant concern as they impact public health, air quality and ecosystem acidity. ...

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