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  1. Surface applied nutrients are exposed to loss from rainfall after application

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/scenario/surface-applied-nutrients-are-exposed-loss-rainfall-after-application

    Surface-applied fertilizer places a concentration of soluble nutrients on the soil surface. The ... soil surface might already be enriched due to past practices such as surface placement of fertilizer or ...

  2. Critical Area Planting (NRCS 342)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/critical-area-planting-nrcs-342

    expected high rates of soil erosion by wind or water. Stabilize stream and channel banks, pond and other ... https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/soil-and-water-conservation/find-a-local-swcd   NRCS  https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/oh/contact/local/ Questions, concerns or ...

  3. Subsurface Drainage (NRCS 606)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/subsurface-drainage-nrcs-606

    drained soils and/or high water tables. In Ohio, subsurface drainage is primarily used in fields with ... poorly drained soils and where there are seasonal high water tables or periodic saturated conditions ... a profit on the capital investment in subsurface drainage. Most of the water in soil pores is held in the ...

  4. Tiled fields lead to Nitrogen losses

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    stored. Ammonium nitrogen is able to attach to the soil colloids and be stabilized, but it is in high ... demand by soil organisms that convert ammonium to nitrate forms (nitrification). At the end of the ... growing season, nitrate will be the dominate soil nitrogen form. Nitrates are not soilstable. Nitrates ...

  5. Stream Bank Stabilization (NRCS 580)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/stream-bank-stabilization-nrcs-580

    shorelines of lakes, reservoirs, or estuaries to reduce erosion. Methods used include soil bioengineering and ... Streambank stabilization. Credit: FABE, The Ohio State University. Soil bioengineering measures include: live ... measures is to prevent or reduce soil erosion associated with mass bank failures and scour of streambanks ...

  6. Restored Wetlands (NRCS 657)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/restored-wetlands-nrcs-657

    to natural wetland sites with hydric soils. This practice is applicable only where the natural ... buffers for additional filtering of pollutants. Considerations Upon completion, the site shall meet soil ... community. Soil Considerations Add amendments or mechanical tillage, as appropriate, to promote native ...

  7. In-Crop Application of Manure Sourced Nutrient to Maximize Crop Uptake

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/crop-application-manure-sourced-nutrient-maximize-crop-uptake

    manure application should include a soil test for the field targeted for application and a manure test to ... nutrient form in manure is similar enough in soil reactivity and solubility to manufactured fertilizer that ... an organic or ammonium form and subject to the same conversions in soil as either of these forms from ...

  8. Nitrogen Recommendations When Organic N is Used

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/nitrogen-recommendations-when-organic-n-used

    under-applications. Over-applications result in excessive soil nitrogen at the end of the growing season, which will ... either an organic or ammonium form and is subject to the same conversions in soil as either of these ... events. This leads to varying amounts of nitrogen annually mineralized from the soil. The current tool to ...

  9. Grassed Waterways (NRCS 412)

    https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/grassed-waterways-nrcs-412

    runoff. It reduces soil erosion and sediments. Sediment reduction is mainly the result of decreased ... A grassed waterway might qualify as a Conservation Works of Improvement to conserve soil resources, and to ... control and prevent soil erosion, flood prevention, and the conservation, development, utilization, and ...

  10. Avoid Forage Toxicities After Frosts

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/avoid-forage-toxicities-after-frosts

    risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be ...

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