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  1. Improved Soil Health Linked to Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency Across Corn Belt

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/improved-soil-health-linked-nitrogen-fertilizer-efficiency-across

    health measurements increased relative yields by an average of 5% across N fertilizer rates. In other ... of organic matter, both of which are important components of soil health. In response to increased ... testing services. These tests often focus on the biological activity of the soil, specifically targeting ...

  2. Nearly 80,000 pounds of produce grown for food pantries statewide

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/nearly-80000-pounds-produce-grown-for-food-pantries-statewide

    faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused food banks to have increased demand for ... families,” he said. “This amounts to nearly 15 tons of food and was an 8,437-pound increase from food ... longhorned beetle, and other invasive species. Environmental horticulture focuses on stormwater management, ...

  3. Good Agricultural Practices Training 3-Hr Webinar

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/good-agricultural-practices-training-3-hr-webinar

    to reduce food safety hazards and the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Participants will ... equate to being GAPs certified. The event is hosted by The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team and OSU ... OSU Food Safety Specialist Sanja Ilic,and Ag Educator Marcus McCartney. This training is often ...

  4. The Southern Ohio Farm Shows

    https://clermont.osu.edu/southern-ohio-farm-shows

    101. Gig Neal will show us various safety practices that farmers use during fall harvest, and Amanda ... tips for holiday lighting safety and efficiency.   November 18- Have you been delegated the task of ... process of harvesting corn in Ohio, learn about cover crops with Richard Purdin, and learn about the Big ...

  5. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    Average falls below the reference price and has no direct connection to yield. ARC payments start when ... reference price and just an 11% chance that soybeans will fall below their reference price of $8.40. Prices ... will have to fall below that to trigger PLC and high prices with average yields will also prevent an ...

  6. Upcoming Agronomy Team Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/upcoming-agronomy-team-programs

    a weekly series focusing on investing in soil health, and the first session of a series focusing on farming ...

  7. Soil Health Seminar Focuses on What Soil Health Tests Tell You

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/soil-health-seminar-focuses-what-soil-health-tests-tell-you

    resources in Ohio. But an increasing number of farmers are interested in overall soil health, which ...

  8. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    nutrients in the soil. The goal was to reduce fertilizer costs without reducing yield, thus increasing ... Purdue, and Ohio State Universities, the recommendations all focus on maximizing profitability. Beyond ... field research plots, which only focused on nitrogen levels in the soil (but the principle also applies ...

  9. Water Quality Wednesday

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/water-quality-wednesday

    to include “best management practices” has been an area of focus for agricultural producers, ...

  10. Focus on Health in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/focus-health-2021

    With all of the focus on our health these days, I realized that sometime there are things that ... remind me that I need to take care of my whole body, not just one part of it, instead of being so focused ...

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