Research Projects

Variable rate sidedressing and inter-seeding cover crops

“By applying the phosphorus source during side-dressing, the nitrogen component is better utilized by the growing crop, and we are moving our phosphorus application out of the fall.” – Aaron Siebeneck

Improving Water Infiltration and Permeability

By James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services Our summer rains have been quite variable.  Some rains have been hard and fast while others have been …

Lake Erie shoreline in Ohio.

H2Ohio Expands into 10 additional Northwest Ohio Counties

This brings the total number of counties eligible for the program to 24.

Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans to Encourage Emergence

In recent years there has been more interest from livestock producers in applying manure to newly planted soybeans to provide moisture to help get the crop to emerge.

Smaller Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted for Western Lake Erie

This year’s bloom is expected to measure 3, with a potential range of 2 to 4.5, out of 10 on the severity index — among the smaller blooms since 2011. Last year’s bloom was measured at a 3.

The O.G. of Water Quality

The positive impact to water quality as a result of farmers taking ownership and taking action should not be understated.

Leveraging Technology and Nutrient Management

“It started off as a tillage tool, but now I call it my nutrient management tool.” – David Myerholtz

OACI Testifies before the Ohio House Ag Committee

“We began a journey to openly and transparently review the science surrounding toxic algae as well as it’s impact on the cost of water quality.” – Taylor-Miesle, Executive Director of the Ohio Environmental Council

Western Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Early Season Projection

With data through May 9, the bloom is likely to be smaller than average, and it is expected to have a severity <6.

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