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  1. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    with key partners Ohio State- Hamilton County 4-H, Gorman Heritage Farm, Civic Garden Center, and ... America’s food system,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “Not only will this give children more ... nutritious food options in school, it supports local agriculture economies, while connecting them to the ...

  2. Erosion Control

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

    Overview The top 6-8" of soil (or topsoil) is uniquely able to support plant and microbial ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ... lighter ones, will keep soil aggregates intact to slow the breakdown of organic matter and help prevent ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/veterans-harvest-virtual-conference-veterans-agriculture

    Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture 5 consecutive Tuesdays ... Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture. Click here for the registration form. All ... Network •August 10: “Programming for Veterans in Agriculture: How Maine Does It" by Anne Devin, ...

  5. New 4-H Club in Evanston Embraces Service

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/new-4-h-club-evanston-embraces-service

    work in a local community garden for Global Youth Service Day. Global Youth Service Day is the largest ... the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, E-Town 4-H planted potatoes and prepared the garden space for ... a productive summer. Evanston is an urban community, and the new green space will provide a learning oasis on ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Safe Medication Practices for Better Health

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/safe-medication-practices-better-health

    decrease the risk for adverse drug events, the safe storage and disposal of medications, as well as ...

  8. Generation RX-Safe Medication Practices

    https://darke.osu.edu/news/generation-rx-safe-medication-practices

    educational programming will address simple ways to decrease the risk for adverse drug events, the safe ...

  9. Drainage

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

    Overview  Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow drainage and standing ... matter.  Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less ... your rotation.  Add a sod crop to your rotation.  Reduce tillage to provide less disturbance to soil ...

  10. Generation RX-Safe Medication Practices

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/generation-rx-safe-medication-practices-0

    decrease the risk for adverse drug events, the safe storage and disposal of medications, as well as ...

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