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  1. Corn, Soybean Input Costs Expected to Climb 10-20% in 2012

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-soybean-input-costs-expected-climb-10-20-2012

    October 17, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Led by increases in fertilizer and seed, farmers can expect to ... farmers make pre-purchases.” Ward said increases in the cost of fertilizer and seed are the key drivers of ... year’s crop. “We’ve seen enough significant increases in fertilizer costs that it will be a pretty big ...

  2. Exercise Caution When Applying Pop-Up Starter Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/exercise-caution-when-applying-pop-starter-fertilizer

    fertility specialist, said that he is receiving calls from farmers who are experiencing crop injury ... fertilizer at planting should be mindful of their application rates so as not to cause seed injury, resulting ... might be adding too much fertilizer. "Anytime you put pop-up materials near the seed you risk ...

  3. Conference to Tout the Latest Trends in Conservation Tillage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-tout-latest-trends-conservation-tillage

    Bob Hoeft, soil fertility specialist from the University of Illinois; Elwynn Taylor, an agricultural ... specialist from Iowa State University. An additional 20 Ohio State University Extension educators, a dozen ...

  4. Some Corn Growers Considering Replanting: Is It Worthwhile?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-corn-growers-considering-replanting-it-worthwhile

    replant their fields, according to an Ohio State University Extension specialist. While there is little ... that this can vary depending on the hybrid growers use, soil fertility and moisture availability. Other ...

  5. Conservation Tillage Conference in 15th Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conservation-tillage-conference-15th-year

    February 17, 2004 ADA, Ohio — From soil fertility to tillage systems comparisons to weed, insect ... include Francis Childs, a record-setting corn grower; Bob Nielson, Purdue University corn specialist; Jim ... professor from the University of South Queensland in Australia. Ohio State University Extension specialists ...

  6. Farmers to Learn New Strawberry Production Method that Creates Earlier and Longer Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-learn-new-strawberry-production-method-creates-earlier-and-longer-harvest

    an Ohio State University Extension specialist that can help them grow larger, sweeter strawberries ... research trial conducted by Brad Bergefurd, an OSU Extension horticulture specialist in partnership with ... planting dates, variety selection, fertility, winter protection, row cover management and overall ...

  7. Learn Best Lawn Care/Turfgrass Practices at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-best-lawn-careturfgrass-practices-farm-science-review

    Extension turfgrass specialists will be at Farm Science Review with tips on how to best manage lawns and ... because of the drought," said Pam Sherratt, an OSU Extension sports turf specialist and agronomist. ... of fertilizer applications. • How to choose drought-tolerant grass species. • Best management ...

  8. OSU Extension Programs Target Livestock Forage Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-programs-target-livestock-forage-management

    information. OSU Extension specialists will address a number of economic and management alternatives producers ... a soil fertility amendment, replacing corn silage with hay as a lower cost forage option, using wheat ... double crop of choice. OSU Extension specialists and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ...

  9. $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/5-million-third-frontier-grant-advance-granule-technology

    develop granular material that more effectively contains, transports, and delivers fertilizer and ... turfgrass specialist Dave Gardner, nursery and landscape specialist Hannah Mathers, plant pathologist Mike ... Boehm, horticulturist Claudio Pasian, vegetable specialist Mark Bennett, soil and environmental chemist ...

  10. CTTC Record Crowd Looking to Conservation Practices for On-Farm Savings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cttc-record-crowd-looking-conservation-practices-farm-savings

    a conference organizer. "Farmers are looking for ways to cut input costs. Even though fertilizer prices ... the country. "Don Moore, an Ohio State University area farm management specialist from Eaton, was ... Canada. It features about 60 speakers. University specialists, industry representatives and farmers cover ...

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