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  1. Fighting High Fertilizer Costs with Alternative Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fighting-high-fertilizer-costs-alternative-management

    nitrogen for the corn crop is one way Ohio growers can combat high fertilizer prices.   Robert Mullen, an ... Ohio State University Extension natural resources specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... investing in commercial fertilizer. Mullen, along with other OARDC researchers, will be conducting studies ...

  2. Ohio State Shares in $20M USDA Grant for Sustainability of Corn Production in the Midwest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-shares-20m-usda-grant-sustainability-corn-production-midwest

    said Robert Mullen, OARDC and OSU Extension soil fertility and nutrient management specialist ... fertilization requirements,” Mullen added. “We will be using sensor-based approaches (developed at the ... authority on the impact of carbon sequestration on soil fertility and sustainability, and Kristie Lekis, ...

  3. Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-save-fertilizer-run-soil-test

    fertility specialist, speculates that number has increased, but those growers not utilizing soil testing are ... January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is ... to make fertilizer management decisions. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University Extension soil ...

  4. Increase Forage Production and Boost Profits with Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/increase-forage-production-and-boost-profits-livestock-grazing-school

    fertility, winter feeding, soil quality, and meeting nutritional requirements, among other topics. The school ... program include plant physiology, environmental benefits, livestock nutrition, species and fertility ... Farley; University of Kentucky forage specialist Ray Smith; and NRCS grazing specialist Bob Hendershot. ...

  5. Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-production-focus-fsr-certified-crop-advisors-program

    fertility specialist Robert Mullen and Purdue Extension agronomist Brad Joern. • Challenges of growing corn ... Agronomic Crops Team, will feature specialists from OSU Extension and Purdue University Extension. Program ... topics include: • Balancing nutrients-- manure and commercial fertilizer: presented by OSU Extension soil ...

  6. Farm Financial Management Topics Highlighted at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-financial-management-topics-highlighted-farm-science-review

    University Extension specialists throughout the three-day event in the Firebaugh Building, located on Friday ... 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. "Despite input costs and fertilizer ... take some time to stop by the Firebaugh Building and utilize the expertise of our specialists to help ...

  7. New Extension Tool Helping Farmers Save on Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-extension-tool-helping-farmers-save-fertilizer

    Extension fertility specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, said the goal is ... is changing the way corn farmers manage their fertilizer inputs-- and helping them save money in the ... http://agcrops.osu.edu/fertility) calculates optimum nitrogen rate recommendations through average corn yields and using only two ...

  8. Learn to Manage Manure Effectively at Manure Expo, July 9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-manage-manure-effectively-manure-expo-july-9

    University Extension soil fertility specialist, will discuss how manure application rate and timing effect ... June 26, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Manure is a tremendous fertilizer source that many crop producers ... have at their disposal, but managing manure effectively begins with knowing a soil's fertility ...

  9. Get the Most of Crop Performance: Soil Sample in the Fall

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-most-crop-performance-soil-sample-fall

    for plants to get the most of soil fertility, nutrients, and fertilizer, sampling should be conducted ... in the fall.   Maurice Watson, an Ohio State University Extension soil specialist, recommends fall ... available to plan a fertilizer program and to apply lime, if needed. Also, if the sample is taken soon after ...

  10. Varying Soil Conditions Can Impact Nutrient Levels

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/varying-soil-conditions-can-impact-nutrient-levels

    soil specialist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), said that the wet ... fertilizer is required before spring planting. "Most growers test their fields to determine nutrient ... "Because of this year's drought, it is possible not as much fertilizer will be needed by next ...

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