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    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/home

    which are interrelated and equally important. Feeding the soil, not the plant. Sustainable agricultural ... Soil Health is… Holistic.  S oil health considers chemical, physical, and biological properties, ... practices harness biological processes to maintain and improve soil health for multiple seasons. Good ...

  2. Good Agricultural Practices

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/good-agricultural-practices

    help to reduce the risks of microbial contamination of fruits and vegetables. GAPs can be incorporated ... information. National Good Agriculture Practices Program The National GAPs Program was established in 1999 and ... throughout the nation and has created many educational materials to help implement good agricultural ...

  3. Tools and Software

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/more-soil-health-resources/tools-and-software

    Ohio Soil Health Card This tool can help to track several observable soil health characteristics ... such as structure, drainage, and plant vigor, as well as laboratory soil test results. The Soil Health ... SOM Calculator is a spreadsheet tool that predicts the soil organic matter (SOM) in a field in ...

  4. Soil Health Assessment 2

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/node/138

    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 ... information on soil health measurements and indicators, how these assessments are done, and what they can tell ...

  5. Great Lakes Producers Network Podcast

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/great-lakes-producers-network-podcast

    and sanitizing post-harvest equipment to mitigate food safety risks.  Presenters are Dr. Melanie Lewis ...

  6. Ohio State soil scientist awarded World Food Prize

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has reduced hunger by pioneering agricultural methods across ... the globe that not only restore degraded soil but also reduce global warming. Read more at  ... https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize. ...

  7. James Hoorman

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/james-hoorman

    James Hoorman NRCS Regional Soil Health Specialist 7868 Co. Rd. 140, Suite F, Findlau, OH 45840 ...

  8. Dr. Steve Culman

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/dr-steve-culman

    Dr. Steve Culman State Specialist- Soil Fertility 130 Williams Hall, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, ...

  9. Dr. Rafiq Islam

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/dr-rafiq-islam

    Dr. Rafiq Islam Research Scientist Soil, Water and BioEnergy 1864 Shyville Rd Piketon, OH 45661 ...

  10. Blast-off to Mars with Ohio 4-H and Join the 4-H STEM Challenge

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/blast-mars-ohio-4-h-and-join-4-h-stem-challenge

    and agriculture. We want Ohio 4-H families to join in  and thanks to the Ohio 4-H Foundation and ...

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