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  1. Ohio State Soil Health Publications

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/publications

    Factsheets Soil Quality Test Kit Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality Using Cover ... Crops to Convert to No-Till Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling The Biology of Soil ... Compaction Soil Terminology and Definitions Soil Carbon Sequestration Oilseed Radish Cover Crop Sustainable ...

  2. Soil Organic Matter

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-organic-matter

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits ... to soil health. enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress ... during both dry and wet periods; provides better conditions and a food source for soil biota, leading to ...

  3. Soil Health Management Resources

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-health-management-resources

    Lime or Gypsum  (FACT SHEET) Soil Diseases and Contamination Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for ... Below are free online resources on various soil health management topics.  Runoff and Erosion ... SHEET) Grassed Waterways  (FACT SHEET) Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality  (FACT ...

  4. Biological Activity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/biological-activity

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Biologial activity in your soil helps to add organic matter, cycle ... nutrients, and create biodiversity. A biologically active soil supports natural soil food webs and the ... interactions that support a resilient and healthy soil. Read more:  Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient ...

  5. Water Holding Capacity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/water-holding-capacity

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Water holding capacity is the amount of water a soil can hold for ... be a problem, leading to standing water, erosion, and nutrient loss. A soil with a low water holding ... plant growth. Organic Matter Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to ...

  6. Drainage

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/drainage

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow ... Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water ... rotation.  Add a sod crop to your rotation.  Reduce tillage to provide less disturbance to soil biota and ...

  7. Piketon, Wooster Soil and Veterinary Preventive Medicine Scientists Promote Climate-Smart Ag, Much More via Kazakhstan Cooperation

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/piketon-wooster-soil-and-veterinary-preventive-medicine-scientists-promote-climate-smart-ag-0

    articles. Dr. Rafiq Islam, director of the Soil Water & BioEnergy program at OSU’s South Centers in ...

  8. USAID Grant Focused on Food Safety, Empowering Women and Youth in Kenya Awarded to Kowalcyk, Morgan, Yousef and Team

    https://ipa.osu.edu/home/slides/usaid-grant-focused-food-safety-empowering-women-and-youth-kenya-awarded-kowalcyk-morgan

    foodborne disease (FBD). Specifically, they will, according to their proposal, “characterize contamination ... at critical points in poultry value chains, focusing on women and youth farmers in the peri-urban ... CAMPY contamination of poultry products and changing food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices.” ...

  9. Piketon, Wooster Soil and Veterinary Preventive Medicine Scientists Promote Climate-Smart Ag, Much More via Kazakhstan Cooperation

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/piketon-wooster-soil-and-veterinary-preventive-medicine-scientists-promote-climate-smart-ag

    articles. Dr. Rafiq Islam, director of the Soil Water & BioEnergy program at OSU’s South Centers in ...

  10. USAID Grant Focused on Food Safety, Empowering Women and Youth in Kenya Awarded to Kowalcyk, Morgan, Yousef and Team

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/usaid-grant-focused-food-safety-empowering-women-and-youth-kenya-awarded-kowalcyk-morgan-yousef

    foodborne disease.   Specifically, they will, according to their proposal, “characterize contamination at ... critical points in poultry value chains, focusing on women and youth farmers in the peri-urban areas of ... and Campylobacter spp contamination of poultry products and changing food safety knowledge, attitudes, ...

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