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  1. Study: Spreading gypsum on farms can help keep water clean, not green

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/november-december-2014/study-spreading-gypsum-farms-can-help-keep

    not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water. OARDC scientist Warren Dick is two years ... into a three-year study of gypsum’s benefits on farms, including to soil quality, crop yields and ... reducing phosphorus runoff. So far, he said, farm fields in his study treated with gypsum are seeing an ...

  2. Manure practices, not glamorous, can be a star for both food crops and water

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/september-october-2014/manure-practices-not-glamorous-can-be-star

    Manure can have two shades of green, so to speak. The green of greater farm crop yields. And the ... partner), the farming community, and state and federal agencies. “Manure is an excellent product for ... improving soil quality and increasing crop yields when handled correctly,” said co-organizer Glen Arnold, ...

  3. Wheat Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/wheat-field-day

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University during Wheat Field Day June 21.   The ... far this year, we have the potential for a pretty good wheat crop, but we’ve still got a long way to ... according to the April 25 Ohio Crop Report from the U. S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural ...

  4. Ohio No-Till Summer Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-summer-field-day

    sessions at the field day will address the use of cover crops in no-till systems, Reeder said. Participants ... said. At the field day, participants will be able to see how cover crops affect the soil underground, ... health. Done properly, no-till systems can meet or exceed conventional tilled crop yields while reducing ...

  5. Pumpkin Field Night

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/pumpkin-field-night-0

    jack-o-lantern, colored pumpkins, pie pumpkins and specialty pumpkin cultivars during a Sept. 15 field night ... Shyville Road, Piketon, the Pumpkin Field Day will also offer growers the newest research on pumpkin pest ... Gardner said. “In addition to offering information on pumpkin crop management, we’ll also offer growers ...

  6. Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/understanding-algal-blooms-state-science-conference

    environmental organizations. Greg LaBarge, agronomic crops field specialist for the college and OSU Extension, ... reactive phosphorus moves out of fields. “Farmers will be able to see how much dissolved reactive ... phosphorus leaves individual fields so they can target high-risk fields with best management practices,” ...

  7. Wheat Field Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/wheat-field-day-0

    CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio – Growers can learn the results of Ohio’s wheat trials during a Wheat Field Day ... The advantage of field days is that they give growers a chance to see live examples of what CFAES ... of field days because they can gain the visual examples of what the data provides, so that people can ...

  8. Field to Faucet making strides in improving Ohio’s water quality

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/january-february-2016/field-faucet-making-strides-improving-ohio

    In the year since CFAES launched its Field to Faucet program, significant strides have been made ... in improving Ohio’s water quality. Field to Faucet was conceived by CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron, who ... maintaining an economically productive agricultural sector, said OARDC scientist Jay Martin (pictured), ...

  9. Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/ornamental-plant-germplasm-center

    10,000 sq ft of greenhouse space for plant culture and seed production, a field nursery, and a container ...

  10. Meet the hoopers: OARDC scientists spur high-tunnel use, a low-cost way to grow more food

    https://oardc.osu.edu/newsletter/oardc-report-newsletter/may-june-2016/meet-hoopers-oardc-scientists-spur-high-tunnel-use

    fossil-fuel heat. “High tunnels translate into greater food production, greater food security and greater ... production, greater food security and greater potential farm income.”—Matt Kleinhenz Season stretchers In ... are especially suited to small and urban farms. High tunnels protect crops from rain, snow, wind, cold ...

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