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  1. Ohio State Researcher to Re-write Ohio’s Phosphorus Index to Improve Water Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-re-write-ohio%E2%80%99s-phosphorus-index-improve-water-quality

    million project to evaluate and, as necessary, revise the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources ... phosphorus.  Because the Ohio P Risk Index is used by farmers statewide in developing nutrient management plans ... give farmers a better tool to manage field scale phosphorus transport, while sustaining agricultural ...

  2. Webinars Focus on Technologies to Help Increase Business

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/webinars-focus-technologies-help-increase-business

    Reaching mobile customers. Taking payments via mobile devices. Using the MarketMaker mobile app. Managing ... December 21, 2011 STATE COLLEGE, Pa.-- A series of webinars on using social media, mobile apps and ... with Ohio State University Extension and University of Minnesota Extension. Many mobile and social ...

  3. Workshop Discusses Nitrogen, Soluble Phosphorus Mobility in Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-discusses-nitrogen-soluble-phosphorus-mobility-soils

    Nutrient Mobility” during the event.  “And 90 percent of the nitrogen and phosphorus that moves seems to ... now stands, it is estimated that about 80 percent of phosphorus is coming from about 20 percent of the ... land, said Hoorman, who discuss “Effective Cover Crop Management and Soil Drainage Management on ...

  4. Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-focus-ag-day-program-feb-16-paulding-western-ohio

    crops are also being utilized as a nutrient management tool to recycle manure nutrients and prevent ... February 8, 2011 PAULDING, Ohio-- Learn about cover crops from Ohio State University experts and ... water erosion on fields with little or no residue cover,” said Jim Lopshire, OSU Extension educator.  “Cover ...

  5. OARDC Receives National Research Award for Critical Soybean Rust Work

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-national-research-award-critical-soybean-rust-work

    administrative adviser of the winning project. NCERA-208 has identified management strategies for soybean rust, ... rust management.   Education has also been a vital component of the project, as the team has produced ... earned the award along with colleagues from more than 30 U.S. and Canadian land-grant ...

  6. $5 Million Bioenergy, Bioproducts Project Offers Opportunities for Ohio Teachers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/5-million-bioenergy-bioproducts-project-offers-opportunities-ohio-teachers

    today's classrooms. And Ohio State University is taking part in a multi-state project offering teachers ... with training and toolkits to prepare students for careers in this growing field. "The idea is to ... get students excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, and to give ...

  7. Green by Nature: Algae Research May Lead to New Alternative Fuel Industry in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-nature-algae-research-may-lead-new-alternative-fuel-industry-ohio

    May 12, 2011 Public-private project is funded by close to $7 million in grants from the U.S ... this allows us to do, in effect, is to have an integrated system,” Spradling said. “We can recycle nutrients ... and water and have a continuous stream of effluent and nutrients to help us grow the algae. The algae ...

  8. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    program manager. Projects will be conducted in two phases. Phase I kicked off with a demonstration on June ... and manure management plan. Project partners hope to complete Phase I by late 2010. Phase II projects ... slated for 2011 include composting and nutrient (fertilizer and manure) management demonstrations, ...

  9. New Bio-fertilizer Can Increase Hydroponic Vegetable Growth: Ohio State Trials

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-bio-fertilizer-can-increase-hydroponic-vegetable-growth-ohio-state-trials

    production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio ... food production and environmental remediation technologies.  Available in the U.S. market for a little ... impacts plant processes, making nutrients more readily available or usable. BiOWiSH Technologies sought ...

  10. Assistance, Screenings Offered for Farmers Battling Arthritis

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/assistance-screenings-offered-farmers-battling-arthritis

    offer the OSU Cares About Farmers with Arthritis Screening Project. The program helps farmers with ... arthritis manage their disease and seeks to prevent other farmers from getting the disease. The project ... case." A key goal of the project is to provide management and prevention tips so that farmers can ...

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