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  1. Soil Health Winter Seminar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-health-winter-seminar-series

    improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability. Thursdays, January 14 – March ... Soil Health Pay? Soil Health and Your Farm, Farmer Panel, Nathan Brown, Matt Falb, and Les Seiler 0.5 ... NM CCA CEUs January 21-  What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Steve Culman 0.5 NM CCA CEUs January 28 ...

  2. Extension Office Open on Wednesdays and Thursdays By Appointment

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/extension-offices-closed

    Sciences Amanda Bennett bennett.709@osu.edu Agriculture & Horticulture Karen Eberle eberle.65@osu.edu ...

  3. Study Looks at Soil Health Perceptions in the Agricultural Community

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/study-looks-soil-health-perceptions-agricultural-community-0

    took a closer look at how the agricultural community perceives and accesses soil health. Results of the ... How do you define "soil health"? How does that compare to the ways others might define ... study are available at   Soil Health Nexus,  a university-led team dedicated to increasing access to ...

  4.  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture [IICA] to work with CFAES’ Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/%C2%A0inter-american-institute-cooperation-agriculture-iica-work-cfaes%E2%80%99-carbon-management-and

    the initiative “Living Soils in the Americas” on December 4. Vice President for Agricultural ... Member States [stretching from Canada to Argentina] to achieve their agricultural development and rural ... approach for monitoring, managing and sequestrating soil organic carbon (SOC) 2. To serve as a bridge ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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