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  1. Farm Science Review

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/farm-science-review-0

    production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the ...

  2. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    scheduled to reach even more farmers. Known as Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training (FACT), this ... fertilizer to more than 50 acres to become certified by Sept. 30, 2017. FACT was developed by researchers and ... 10,000 Ohio farmers on best practices to apply fertilizer for optimum crop yield, reduce the risk of ...

  3. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmers-consultants-needed-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    next two to three years, said Steve Culman, soil fertility specialist with the university’s  College of ... WOOSTER, Ohio — It’s been 20 years since agronomists have developed fertilizer recommendations in ... optimal rates of fertilization on the state’s major crops. The goal is to not only maximize farm ...

  4. Southwestern Ohio Fruit, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Conference Is Feb. 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/southwestern-ohio-fruit-vegetable-and-specialty-crop-conference-feb-2

    Pesticide Applicator Credit will be available for Core, Category 3 and Category 5, Meyer said. Fertilizer ... certification is required for growers who apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres of agricultural production ... grown primarily for sale. “This conference will include a three-hour fertilizer training class which ...

  5. Workshop Offers Insight into Aquaculture

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/workshop-offers-insight-aquaculture

    University Extension aquaculture specialist. Aquaculture is the breeding, rearing and harvesting of aquatic ... “Nutrient-rich fish wastewater fertilizes plants contained in a soilless environment.” The workshop will offer ... presenters will include current aquaculture producers, industry specialists, business professionals, and OSU ...

  6. Getting Started in Hops Production Workshop is Feb. 4

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/getting-started-hops-production-workshop-feb-4

    selection, pest management, irrigation, variety selection, fertilization and marketing, Bergefurd said. Over ... to get into hops production. In fact, the 2012 U.S. Census of Agriculture revealed that the number of ... potential. Pre-plant soil preparation. Planting. Fertility management. Sampling for diseases, insects and ...

  7. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    Fertility Guidelines helps lower the concentration of phosphorus that is dissolved in agricultural runoff, ... among other practices, erosion potential, the amount of phosphorus in the soil, planned fertilizer ... a major rainstorm, erosion due to a major soil disturbance or fertilizer application,” Dayton said. “Also ...

  8. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... specialist in manure nutrient management systems. Farmers attach a metal toolbar to the tractor to receive ... ground is then covered with soil.   OSU Extension and industry specialists will speak at the event and ...

  9. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/9-farm-strategies-profitable-2017

    prophylactic fungicide applications and specialty fertility products. Forgo phosphorus and potassium ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  10. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    lunch, handouts, fact sheets and a new Midwest Cover Crop Field Guide. Times and locations are: Jan. ... specific cover crops, such as the fact that legume cover crops protect the soil from erosion but also ... “Soil microbes are like soluble bags of fertilizer, so keeping the soil microbes healthy improves plant ...

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