Warren Dick

  1. SENR Experts Presenting at Conservation Tillage Conference

    Feb 24, 2015

    This week's Conservation Tillage Conference in Ada, Ohio, is expected to draw more than 900 participants. The program will feature a day-long discussion with industry and university experts on improving Ohio’s water quality, particularly ways to keep phosphorus and nitrogen from impacting water resources. Nutrient management, cover crops and soil health and Solving the P (and N) problem are just a few of the sessions offered at the conference. SENR faculty experts, including Robyn Wilson, Steve Culman and Warren Dick, are scheduled to present their research.

  2. Dispatch article focuses on scientific studies to curb fertilizer loss

    Dec 23, 2014

    A recent Columbus Dispatch article (12/22), "Curbing Fertilizer Runoff a Challenge" features Professor Warren Dick's research on gypsum and in particular how it captures phosphorus and prevents it from washing off the fields.  Eugene Braig, program director for aquatic ecosystems in the SENR at Ohio State University is also quoted in the article.

  3. Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

    Oct 3, 2014

    Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also may have a bright future, and not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water.  Warren Dick, a scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, is two years into a three-year study of gypsum’s benefits on farms, including to soil quality, crop yields and reducing phosphorus runoff.
  4. Workshop Discusses Whether Agriculture Can Significantly Reduce Off-Site Movement of Soluble Nutrients

    Feb 25, 2014

    ADA, Ohio – Growers who plant cover crops and vegetative systems in agriculture will find that it can tie up phosphorus in a stable phosphorus form that remains in the soil which can increase phosphorus use efficiency, according to a soil researcher from Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.