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  1. Aquaculture and Horticulture Programs Conduct First Ohio Aquaponics Research

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-issue-2015/aquaculture/aquaculture-and-horticulture-programs-conduct-first-ohio

    growing media (Figure 2), expanded clay pellets, expanded shale, and potting soil, on production of two ...

  2. Radon

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1545

    also found in small amounts in outdoor air. Most of the radon in indoor air comes from soil underneath ...

  3. Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based 'ECO-farming'

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-team-promotes-nature-based-eco-farming-0

    PIKETON, Ohio – A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences now spells farming with three extra letters. The group studies, demonstrates and teaches about what it calls “ECO-far ...

  4. Borlaug Fellows Gain Inspiration, Insight During World Food Prize

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/borlaug-fellows-gain-inspiration-insight-during-world-food-prize

    Every year the World Food Prize recognizes the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug created the prize, whi ...

  5. Power Farming: Ohio State Tests Bioenergy Crops for Fuel, Combustion

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/power-farming-ohio-state-tests-bioenergy-crops-for-fuel-combustion

    All across Ohio, a variety of grasses, shrubs and trees are being grown and analyzed to see how well they can produce something that is always in high demand: energy. Read More ...

  6. OSU Extension Conference Offers Education and Support for Conservation Tillage, March 5-6

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-conference-offers-education-and-support-for-conservation-tillage-march-5-6

    When it became apparent that the dry spell many Ohio growers were experiencing last year would become the worst drought in 50 years, David Brandt wasn’t worried about how well corn and soybeans on his 1,150-acre farm would fare. Read More ...

  7. OSU Experts: Adapting Agriculture to Extreme Weather

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/osu-experts-adapting-agriculture-extreme-weather

    From the record drought that covered much of the nation last year to Superstorm Sandy that caused an estimated $50 billion or more in damage in the Northeast and Midwest, extreme weather events plagued growers nationwide throughout 2012 and experts antici ...

  8. Innovative Approaches to Managing Drainage Ditches Can Save Growers Time, Money and Better Benefit Waterways, Ohio State Experts Say

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/innovative-approaches-managing-drainage-ditches-can-save-growers-time-money-and-better-benefit

    ADA, Ohio – Innovative approaches to ditch management could save Ohio crop growers time and money while at the same time reducing the flow of phosphorus and nitrogen through ditches that eventually end up in stream water, rivers and ultimately in Lake Eri ...

  9. Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-can-serve-corn-nitrogen-needs-in-continous-no-till

    PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop rotation can produce enough nitrogen to complement, or in some cases, replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, according to long-term Ohio State University Extension resea ...

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