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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. Farm Bill Webinar: Considerations between ARC & PLC

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farm-bill-webinar-considerations-between-arc-plc

    informational webinar looking at federal commodity programs: Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Virtual Lucas County Lunch and Learn- Garden Efforts to Get You Through the Winter Months- Planning, Preparation, and Practices

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/lucas-county-lunch-and-learn-virtual

    monthly. Participants must have access to the internet and a viewing device.    January 20- Garden Efforts ... Species- What Are They, and What Can I Do March 17- There is Victory in Gardening- Helpful Hints for Edible ... Garden Success April 21- Best Practices Lead to Healthy Trees- Proper Tree Planting and Young Tree ...

  9. Virtual Book Club- Botany for Gardeners (Author- Brian Capon)

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/virtual-book-club-botany-gardeners-author-brian-capon

    Webinar Virtual Book Club, Botany for Gardens (Author- Brian Capon)          7:00 PM-8:00 PM Event ...                                                                                                              Description: Amy Stone will be leading this weekly virtual book club for gardeners. Participants should ... register and have purchased the book, Botany for Gardeners (Revised Edition), 2005, Author-Brian Capon. ...

  10. Virtual Lucas County Lunch and Learn- There is Victory in Gardening- Helpful Hints for Edible Garden Success

    https://lucas.osu.edu/events/virtual-lucas-county-lunch-and-learn-there-victory-gardening-helpful-hints-edible-garden

    in Gardening- Helpful Hints for Edible Garden Success April 21- Best Practices Lead to Healthy Trees- ...

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