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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Position Available- HCS Professor and Chair

    https://hcs.osu.edu/about-us/position-available-hcs-professor-and-chair

    the Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and ... Arboretum and Learning Gardens. The department offers bachelor’s degree majors in Sustainable Plant Systems ...

  4. Soil Health Management

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

    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 ...

  5. Interview with SPS student Rachael Cline

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/interview-sps-student-rachael-cline

    conducted by the Office of International Programs in Agriculture.  What was/is your OSU Major(s)/Minor(s)? ... collected data for the annual pitch performance testing which included evaluations of soil ...  infiltration rates, shear strength, traction, root depth measurements, soil organic matter content,compaction, ball ...

  6. Soil Health Assessment

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment

    ’ 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 ...

  7. Dr. Jeffory Hattey

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/dr-jeffory-hattey

    Dr. Jeffory Hattey Professor of Soil Science 614-292-4328 hattey.3@osu.edu ...

  8. Updated Cover Crop Selector Tool Available from Midwest Cover Crops Council

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/updated-cover-crop-selector-tool-available-midwest-cover-crops-council

    universities, including Purdue, the province of Ontario and other agricultural stakeholders — is rolling out an ... funding from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program and Grain Farmers ...

  9. Introduction to Hydroponics

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-2300

    gardening as well as school science teaching programs. If you enjoyed this course, you may like… HCS 3521 ...

  10. Commercial Soil Testing

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/commercial-soil-testing

    https://dirt.osu.edu/urban-agriculture-outreach/soil-heavy-metal-testing/sampling-instructions Soluble Salts Soluble salts commonly found in soils include calcium, magnesium, sodium, chloride, ... https://soilhealth.osu.edu/sites/soilhealth/files/imce/WhitePapers/Soil%20Aggregate%20Stability.pdf Soil Sampling for Contaminant Testing (for homeowners) Ohio State's Damaged Soil ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ...

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