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  1. CFAES gains a big new partner for improving soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/august-2020/cfaes-gains-big-new-partner-for-improving-soil-health-and-water

    the blooms. Twin solutions—ones good for both farms and water quality—are needed. The project already ... benefits. The goal is to boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water quality, and keep the region’s farms ... northwest Ohio, the six associates are part of a project by the CFAES  Water Quality Initiative. In 20 ...

  2. NRCS Seeks Comments on 590 Nutrient Management Standard Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-25/nrcs-seeks-comments-590-nutrient-management-standard-update

    a comprehensive approach to protect and enhance water quality,” said Terry Cosby, state conservationist for Ohio ... need to both protect Ohio’s water resources and agricultural industry, and the need to develop ... protect Ohio’s water quality and is practical and realistic for Ohio farmers to implement. “I appreciate ...

  3. CFAES is partnering with NRCS and Cargill for better soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-is-partnering-with-nrcs-and-cargill-for-better-soil-health-and-water-quality

    available, and help demonstrate how you can be profitable and improve water quality at the same time ... recently hired six new water quality associates to work in northwest Ohio, and Cochran, Fisher, and Eckel ... Water Quality Initiative  (WQI) to learn more about and boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water ...

  4. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-26/poultry-litter-application

    Stockpiles of poultry litter can be seen in farm fields across Ohio. While common each year in ... source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be from ... the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry litter can ...

  5. ODA and OSU Extension Kick Off Ohio Victory Gardens Program

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/oda-and-osu-extension-kick-ohio-victory-gardens-program

    Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio State University Extension as we encourage Ohioans to ... opportunity to respond to the needs of local food banks, and a way to boost morale across the state,” said ... Cathann A. Kress, Ohio State vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of ...

  6. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3484

    and analyzed to produce a soil test value. Taking the time to collect a quality soil sample is the ... greater confidence. There are many resources on soil testing including: Ohio State University Soil ... time. The recommendations here are based on a 0 to 8-inch soil sample, following the original tri-state ...

  7. 2020 Farm Science Review: Online and Free!

    https://pike.osu.edu/news/2020-farm-science-review-online-and-free

    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS NEARLY 60-YEAR HISTORY, FARM SCIENCE REVIEW, SCHEDULED FOR SEPT. 22 TO ... Ohio—Farm Science Review will come to you on your laptop or smartphone this year, and for free, you can ... livestreamed talks will be Ask the Expert presentations that feature the advice of staff from The Ohio State ...

  8. Safe Canning of Tomatoes and Salsa

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/safe-canning-tomatoes-and-salsa

    water bathing tomatoes. Add one of the following for acidification: Pint Jars Quart Jars Bottled Lemon ... the qualities that best fit your need.  I’ve had several calls about making salsa, so here are a few ... quality tomatoes, not ones that are overripe or spoiled.  Poor quality to begin with may yield poor ...

  9. Food Preservation

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/food-safety-and-preservation/food-preservation

    workshop to your group please contact Courtney Woelfl (woelfl.1@osu.edu). Topics include: Water bath ... "how-to" videos on water bath canning of tomatoes, salsa, or sweet pickles; and freezing green beans; The ... page also contains a schedule of food preservation classes throughout the state. USDA Complete Guide to ...

  10. Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/FertilityResources/tri-state_info

    please see the full version which will be available soon from The Ohio State University Extension ... practices in this region have changed over the past two and a half decades, and water and air quality issues ... Resources, and the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.                ...

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