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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Urban Farmer Meet-up to Provide Input for Columbus Zoning Code Revision

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/urban-farmer-meet-provide-input-columbus-zoning-code-revision

    Join us on November 16th at 7PM for the Urban Farmer Meet-up to Provide Input for Columbus Zoning ...

  6. Keep Your Victory Garden Growing Into Winter

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/keep-your-victory-garden-growing-winter

    into fall and winter. Check out this Spectrum News 1 story with Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural ... to garden on Tim's blog, Growing Franklin.  victory fall garden vegetables harvest ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Fall Food Preservation Webinar Series

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/fall-food-preservation-webinar-series

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's ...

  9. Urban Agriculture

    https://franklin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/urban-agriculture

    Toolkit for Urban Agriculture Urban agriculture is growing in the farm to school movement! This new ... most pressing challenges confronting urban producers such as land access, soil quality, water ... Ohio Master Urban Farmer Workshop series The Ohio Master Urban Farmer program was developed by OSU ...

  10. Student Research at Chadwick Arboretum

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/student-research-chadwick-arboretum

    Allison Swanka’s Honors Thesis “Soil Health and Ecosystem Services in OSU Chadwick Arboretum” is ... a valuable research project that examines soil health and ecosystem services in Chadwick Arboretum & ... Learning Gardens. Thank you for your important research Allison!  Click Here to Read Allison's Final ...

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