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  1. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    branches. You may also find interest in working the soil in your flower beds and gardens before the ground ... outside. For those who spent a lot of time working around the yard and garden this summer, and many maybe ... excess soil. Spread the bulbs/corms out on some newspaper in a well-ventilated area for a week or so to ...

  2. Soil Health Management Resources

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    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 ...

  3. Drainage

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

      Water Control Structures   Read more Agricultural Best Management Practices   Soil compaction Soil ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow ... drainage. Adding soil organic matter increases the soil’s water-holding capacity over time.  Organic Matter ...

  4. Field Management Post Harvest… What Now?

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    at soil health and soil management. Conversely, the risk for insects to over winter and for diseases ... residue, in the spring while planting include attaining good seed-soil contact or disease issues due to ... as inoculum for diseases and slow soils from warming up and drying out in the spring. Sanitation of ...

  5. Grazing Crop Residue

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    field is a more readily available form of nutrients for next year’s crop. While healthy soil contains ... residue will help to protect the soil over the winter until crops are established next spring. Thinking ... the safest option that promotes the best return to soil health, weed control, and field readiness in ...

  6. Soil and Water team publishes numerous manuscripts, applies for more grant funds

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/soil-and-water-team-publishes-numerous-manuscripts-applies-for-more-grant-funds

    associated with artisanal gold mining, and was published in Soil and Sediment Contamination. This paper ... By Dr. Mohammad (Arif) Rahman SWBR Scientist Soil, Water, and Bioenergy team members at The Ohio ... classical papers dealt with the assessment of heavy metals pollution of soil-water-vegetative ecosystems ...

  7. Soil Health Management

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    Think about additional equipment, risk, or testing expenses; and realize that many soil improvements ... Set Reasonable Soil Health Goals The first step to soil health management is assessing your ... current soil health and identifying what properties need to be maintained or improved. Then set up soil ...

  8. Soil Health Assessment

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    ’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of vegetables or landscaping plants that are ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil health for generations, recent ... efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present information on soil ...

  9. Thousands take part in virtual teaching on climate-smart agricultural renaissance and global food security

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/thousands-take-part-in-virtual-teaching-climate-smart-agricultural-renaissance

    By Dr. Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Rafiq Islam, Program leader of the Soil, Water, and ... keynote PowerPoint presentation entitled “Climate-Smart Agricultural Renaissance and Global Food ... Security.” In his presentation, he spoke about conventional agricultural practices, population growth, ...

  10. Forming a more Diverse Cooperative History

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/forming-more-diverse-cooperative-history

    located in urban areas. From credit unions to agriculture and food co-ops, there were Latinx cooperatives ... Born and raised on a fifth-generation family farm in Ross County, Appalachian agriculture deeply ... impacted his personal and professional life. In college, his passion for agriculture and history joined. In ...

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