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  1. 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 ...

  2. Know Your Plant Requirements

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/know-your-plant-requirements

    your plant requirements and your soils’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of ... To make the best decisions for planting and soil health management you should be knowledgeable about ... Team Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine   Tips for homeowners and gardening enthusiasts. Photos and ...

  3. NRCS Seeks Comments on 590 Nutrient Management Standard Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-25/nrcs-seeks-comments-590-nutrient-management-standard-update

    partners, is committed to increasing the knowledge of nutrient loss risk and we will continue to implement ... need to both protect Ohio’s water resources and agricultural industry, and the need to develop ... the 4R approach as the basis to draw down high Phosphorus soils over time. The revised standard will ...

  4. Soil Health Assessment

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

    should be knowledgeable about your plant requirements and your soils’ ability to meet those. Urban ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil quality and health for ... generations, recent efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present ...

  5. Soil Health Assessment 1

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/node/137

    meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of vegetables or landscaping plants that are able to ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil quality and health for ... generations, recent efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present ...

  6. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-4/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should be firm enough ... Science and Mr.  Rory Lewandowski, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator, Wayne County, The ... establishing perennial forage stands this year. The primary risk with late summer forage seedings is having ...

  7. Who in the world is the CFAES Alumni Society Board?

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2020/who-world-cfaes-alumni-society-board

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Alumni Society Board represents the ... members each month. Yolanda Owens, President  '07 BS Agricultural Communications  Director of ... about what you like to do when you are not at work A: Volunteering, gardening, painting, working out, ...

  8. Late Summer Hay Seeding

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/late-summer-hay-seeding

    opportunity for a harvestable crop early next year. The possible downfalls of summer seeding include the risk ... a way to mitigate the risk of an upcoming Spring that could be consistently wet, which would prevent ... needed. A firm seed bed will only allow your footprint to sink ½” into the soil. Preferred seeding depth ...

  9. Soil Type & History

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

    the state. [View a larger map of Ohio's soil regions (Ohio Department of Agriculture).] Ohio has ... NRCS Web Soil Survey. The US Department of Agriculture provides descriptions of specific soil series, ... The Ohio landscape includes a variety of soil types, natural history, and climatic factors which ...

  10. Soil Health Properties

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

    Soil Health encompasses physical, biological, and chemical properties of soil. Common assessment ... methods in each of these areas will help you make sense of what types of information soil tests can ... provide. Coming soon: Read an overview of chemical, biological, and physical properties tied to soil ...

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