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  1. Organic Farm Management Studies

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/96

    farmers. Effective research and outreach efforts need to keep the special characteristics of organic ... Ohio Ohio's organic farming community is experiencing rapid growth. According to the most recent ... as.... 4th in the number of organic corn farms. 4th in the number of organic soybean farms. 5th in the ...

  2. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

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    what the concept and practice of Soil Balancing currently means to farmers, researchers, and ... consultants, and to brainstorm ways in which improved soil management can strengthen sustainably-minded farm ... weed specialist), Will Glazik (Cow Creek Organic Farm), Doug Jackson-Smith (Ohio State Environment and ...

  3. New Resources on Pollinators

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    Organic farms are excellent hosts for pollinators because of the reduced danger of pesticides, but ... habitats is important. Ohio State’s Bee Lab is dedicated to research and outreach on topics related to ... personal garden or a multi-acre farm, areas to develop for pollinator habitat are easy to identify: Fallow ...

  4. Click Here to Receive News Updates

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    organic agriculture an organic gardener a farm advisor/consultant an agricultural supplier a researcher an ...

  5. Project Results Summary (2-page)

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

  6. Organic Corn Survey Full Report Part 1

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    PART I: Farm Characteristics, Production Practices, and Soil Management Strategies A Profile of ...

  7. Soil Balancing Team Resources

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    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 ...

  8. New Organic Cucurbit Varieties Result From Participatory Research at Cornell

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/new-organic-cucurbit-varieties-result-participatory-research-cornell

    Initiative, as well as the Organic Farming Research Foundation, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ... seed companies, Extension researchers developed new varieties with organic producers in mind, focusing ... Sustainable Organic Cucurbit Project has received funding from the USDA Organic Research and Extension ...

  9. Two-Day Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

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    Organic growers know the importance of quality compost for improving farm yields and soil health. ... But compost might also boost farm income as a product offered for sale. “Every compost producer in the ... state runs out every year, so there’s definitely a demand,” says Fred Michel, a researcher at The Ohio ...

  10. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations Available Fall 2018

    https://offer.osu.edu/SB-call-in

    Soil management has undeniable effects on crops, farms, and the environment. “Soil Balancing,” ... practiced widely by organic farmers, but for which the research base is relatively small and mostly ... before or during the call-in.  Learn the basics about Soil Balancing and how Ohio State is researching ...

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