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  1. Manure Science Review and other Upcoming Events

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    This year's Manure Science Review will be August 7 at JIMITA Holsteins in Strasburg, Ohio (northeast Ohio). The event includes educational sessions, field demonstrations, a tour of a commercial compost site, and plenty of time for questions and answe ...

  2. Discovery Themes Hire for OSUE

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    for Health, Food and AgriCultural Transformation, The Humanities and the Arts, Infectious Diseases ...

  3. Take-Home Messages from Organic Corn Management Survey

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    Early in 2018, we mailed a survey to all organic corn growers in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Of the 1,495 farms who grew corn in 2017 we received 859 usable responses (57.4% response rate, margin of error is +/- 2%). Key findings are summar ...

  4. A Profile of Organic Corn Production in the Midwest and Northeast

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    Caroline Brock, Douglas Jackson-Smith, and Subbu Kumarappan Organic Corn Production is Growing. Organic corn acreage in the United States increased by more than 55% between 2011 and 2016, driven largely by demand from organic livestock producers, particul ...

  5. Make a Withdrawal from your Soil Weed Seed Bank: Stale Seedbed Technique

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    The stale seed bed technique is an often over-looked practice that can be used before planting. For organic growers, a stale seed bed can replace the effects of a pre-emergence herbicide. And when used properly, it can contribute to both short-term and lo ...

  6. Make a Withdrawal from your Soil Weed Seed Bank: Stale Seedbed Technique

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/june-13-2019-1200am/make-withdrawal-your-soil-weed-seed-bank-stale-seedbed-technique

    field crops weeds ...

  7. How to Calculate Soil Cation Exchange Capacity

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    This short video will explain how Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Cation Saturation, and Calcium Saturation are calculated and related.  Cation Exchange Capacity measures total quantity of negatively charged exchange sites. Provides information on a soil&# ...

  8. Funds Available for Extension Educators to Attend Organic Agronomy Training Series

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    Extension educators who would like to learn more about organic agriculture can participate in a Train the Trainer workshop in Indiana. The OSU Sustainable Ag Team has SARE funding to cover registration and travel costs. According to the most recent 2017 C ...

  9. New Resources on Pollinators

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    Organic farms are excellent hosts for pollinators because of the reduced danger of pesticides, but also because of the greater diversity that organic operations often support, says Ohio State Bee lab director Denise Ellsworth. With over 450 different spec ...

  10. New Resources on Pollinators

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/may-30-2019-1200am/new-resources-pollinators

    biodiversity educational resources stewardship ...

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