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  1. Conference All About Conservation Tillage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-all-about-conservation-tillage

    Ada, Ohio. It is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, northwest Ohio Soil and Water ... and water, conservation tillage, and precision farming. Topics include: the 25X25 initiative; soil ... kinetic) technology; going digital; manure application; fertilizer management; soil compaction; water ...

  2. Dormant Turfgrass Still Needs a Little 'TLC'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dormant-turfgrass-still-needs-little-tlc

    bluegrass creates a thatch, or non-decayed stem material, between the crown and the soil that repels water ... Kentucky bluegrass, to enter dormancy to preserve water and nutrients, but stressed the importance of ... the soil. If the crown dies, the grass dies." Healthy turfgrass can tolerate up to four or five ...

  3. Soil Scientist Lal Named University Distinguished Professor, Ohio State’s Highest Honor

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soil-scientist-lal-named-university-distinguished-professor-ohio-state%E2%80%99s-highest-honor

    and atmospheric greenhouse effects, sustainable management of soil and water resources, restoration and ... World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, and the International Soil Tillage Research ... Science Society of America, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, the American Association for the Advancement ...

  4. Register Now for June 9 Free Pond Clinic in Southeastern Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/register-now-june-9-free-pond-clinic-southeastern-ohio

    May 25, 2011 BELLE VALLEY, Ohio-- Ohio State University and the Soil and Water ... Belle Valley. Whether for watering livestock, aquaculture, fishing and recreation, farm ponds can be ... States, accounting for an estimated 20 percent of the nation’s standing water. As a result, farm ponds ...

  5. Jan. 27: Free OSU Webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jan-27-free-osu-webinar-algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    stormwater managers, Extension educators, Soil and Water Conservation District technicians, water resource ... nutrient losses from farmland while improving soil quality. The series is designed for people who work to ...

  6. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    a depression or dish in the soil that collects water for plants to use and keeps it from escaping to areas that ... Fager. "Water won't percolate through clay soils as fast as sandy soils. The idea is for the ... soils to dry out within 24 to 48 hours. You don't want standing water." Fager said that rain ...

  7. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    a key agro-ecological role through hydraulic lifting (transporting water from deep below to the soil surface), which in ... to determine the fate of hydraulically lifted water in soils, crop roots and mycorrhizal fungi. “If we can ... agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ...

  8. French Scientists to Speak on Water Runoff, Soil Erosion, New Role-playing Conservation Game March 29

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/french-scientists-speak-water-runoff-soil-erosion-new-role-playing-conservation-game-0

    (AMP) will present a free public lecture, "Surface Water Runoff and Soil Erosion Research in Upper ... intensive research on soil erosion and water runoff in Upper Normandy. A focus on soil science and agronomy ... game that helps farmers and stakeholders implement solutions to improve soil and water conservation. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack-0

    warmer winter and March,” he said. “The warmer weather and soil temperatures have caused slugs to hatch ... cold air to the north from the warm air to the south, settled at a much higher latitude this year, the ... planning.  “With corn’s growing point being below the soil for a few weeks, most of the feeding above ground ...

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