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  1. Organic vs. Conventional Practices on Soil Quality

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/september-19-2019-536pm/organic-vs-conventional-practices-soil-quality

    Ohio State researchers compared an organic system to a conventional, looking at several soil quality indicators such as bulk density, organic matter content, and nematode populations. After four years, the organic system had fewer harmful nematodes, ...

  2. Ohio State Completes Five-Year Study of Soil Balancing

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/125

    researchers and farmers. Experiments were conducted on organic farms over multiple growing seasons and ... [WOOSTER, OH] --The Ohio State University is concluding a five-year project examining the beliefs, ... these effects have been replicated by modern university research. Using a survey of certified organic ...

  3. Farm Bill is a Win for Organic Agriculture

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-win-organic-agriculture

    farm bill could have done more to turn the tide of farm consolidation and close loopholes in subsidy ... encouraged that the new farm bill makes critical investments in organic research and certification to support ... Juli Obudzinski, Organic Farming Research Foundation "With this bill, Congress has made progress ...

  4. NC-IPM Planning Meeting

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/127

    Maryland. Additional participants are also welcome to join us online.  Meeting Goals: Share resources, research, and other efforts ... educational and research initiative. Please register below and we will send meeting reminders and additional ... research, crops or topics of interest, etc. Comments, Needs, or Resources to Share If there are comments, ...

  5. Utility Scale Solar Development

    https://energizeohio.osu.edu/farm-energy-management/utility-scale-solar-development

    Utility-Scale Installations Considerations for Utility Scale Solar Farm Land Lease Agreements   Solar Lease ... Considerations for Landowners (Texas A&M Extension)   Solar Energy Leasing on the Farm (Oklahoma State ... Center) Landowner Considerations for Solar Land Leases (New York State Energy Research and Development ...

  6. Manure Science Review and other Upcoming Events

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/manure-science-review-and-other-upcoming-events

    Sustainable Farm Tour series July 13 Insect Night (Wooster) July 15 Solar Leasing 101 (London and Xenia) July ... https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/day-for-making-the-most-manure Other Upcoming Events of Interest July 13 Pioneering Urban Farm Tour (Columbus)- part of OEFFA ... Farming with Weather Extremes (Plain City) 19 Sharpening Your Scouting Skills for Invasive Species ...

  7. Take-Home Messages from Organic Corn Management Survey

    https://offer.osu.edu/offer.osu.edu/research/orgcorn_results

    Pennsylvania. Of the 1,495 farms who grew corn in 2017 we received 859 usable responses (57.4% response rate, ... Researchers and educators should note that organic corn in this region is typically grown on dairy, livestock, ... and other diversified operations. More than half of the organic corn grown is used as on-farm feed. ...

  8. Soil Balancing Team Resources

    https://offer.osu.edu/soil-balancing/resources

    The following resources are available to share our research results, along with basic information ... Soil Balancing and its Application Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations Researchers, educators, and ... Daily news site.   Research Results News article with Recommendations and Results Brief Two-Page Handout ...

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

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/funds-available-extension-educators-attend-organic-agronomy-training-series

    number of certified organic farms and 2nd in the number of acres being transitioned to organic production ... Series). The OSU Sustainable Ag Team has SARE funding which can provide a full scholarship to any Extension ... Ecological Food and Farm Association has prepared an analaysis of the USDA Census of Agriculture and the ...

  10. Project Results Summary (2-page)

    https://offer.osu.edu/relatedlinks/project-results-summary-2-page

    Brief Project Results Summary Research Soil Balancing Research Team Soil Balancing Team Resources ...

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