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

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    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 ...

  2. About Us

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    Environmental Sciences (CFAES) by engaging faculty and students in international research, extension, and ...

  3. Ohio State Extension Fact Sheets on Organic Farming

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    Crops SAG-9 https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9 Farm Management Grants and Low-Interest Loans for ... Ohio Small Farms ANR-63 https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-63 Checklist for Business Success: ... useful topics including disease identification, farm management, and more. Search Ohio State's full ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Organic Weed Decision Making Tool

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     (pdf).  Our prior research indicates that although weeds are a major issue for organic farmers, farmers ... the context of their own personal goals, priorities, and farm conditions. Farmers could also benefit ... considering an optimal suite of EWM practices for their farm. The software is easy to use, detailed, ...

  6. Resources

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    Agriculture Research and Education Program OFRF Organic Farming Research Foundation The Idea Farm Network ... Below are resources for farmers and researchers interested in organic agriculture.  Additional ... resources specific to researchers are available here.  Organic Certifiers & Stakeholder Organizations ...

  7. Organic Weed Management

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    conventional farmers who desire to transition. In response, researchers have invested heavily in the study of ... ecological weed management approaches for organic farms.  Ecological weed management (EWM) is a suite of weed ... control, and can be used in organic farming systems or to reduce herbicide use in conventional or ...

  8. Manure Science Review and other Upcoming Events

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    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 ...

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

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    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. Take-Home Messages from Organic Corn Management Survey

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    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. ...

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