Research Projects

Soil Health Indicators

Soil biological life is the biggest indicator of good soil health.

Planting Cover Crops Late

Most cover crops need a minimum of 60 days of growth before cold freezing winter weather limits growth. 

Cover Crops Enhance Soil Health

Research has shown that cover crops and earthworms can effectively loosen compacted soil better than subsoiling equipment.

Reducing Nitrogen Runoff

“Healthy soils keep our nutrients recycling, plant available, and result in less nitrogen pollution.”

2020 Farm Science Review Virtual Research Plot Tour Continued – Sulfur Deficiencies

There may be sulfur deficiencies in some fields, but the broad application of sulfur to fields across Ohio is not necessary yet.

2020 Farm Science Review Virtual Research Plot Tour Continued – Poultry Litter Use

The material from layers is pure a manure containing: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Zinc, and Sulfur.

2020 Farm Science Review Virtual Research Plot Tour

The virtual plot tour was sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council.

Harvest Technology Preparation

Good data collection is necessary for making informed management decisions in the future.

Farm Science Review Online 2020

“This will be a different experience for us all.” – Nick Zachrich, Farm Science Review Manager.

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