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Ohio State University Extension


Western ARS Nutrient Management Field Day

A Field Day event that include field demonstrations and research updates. The program meets the requirements to receive Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification in the state of Ohio.




8:30 to 9:00     Registration

9:00     Field Activities

  • Nitrogen
    • Pre side dress N test (PSNT)
    • Following N through the season
    • Using Handheld NDVI meters to determine N rate
    • N Rate studies-MRTN
  • Water Quality
    • Nutrient Movement with rainfall events
    • Edge of Field studies – results
    • In-crop Cover Crop Planting
    • Soil quality measurements

11:00   Phosphorus

  • Results of long term P and K Study
  • Reading a soil test report for pH, P & K – to benefit economic and environmental concerns


12:00   Lunch

12:45   Field Demos

  • Equipment
    • Granular Fertilizer placement
    • Late Season N placement
    • Calibration and trouble shooting


  • Using Manure as a Nutrient Source
    • Fully utilizing nutrients from manure
    • Nutrient balance in rotation
    • Liquid application options
    • Liquid manure rates and timing
    • Chicken vs liquid sources
    • Manure management planning

2:15     Adjourn


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