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  1. Applications for The Market Gardener Training Program are open!

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/news/applications-market-gardener-training-program-are-open

    a training program offered by Ohio State University Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga ... County.  This ten-week program provides a foundation for urban agriculture and small business development ... Agriculture                  Soils/Nutrients                  Crop Selection                  Food Safety ...

  2. 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 ...   Water Control Structures   Read more Agricultural Best Management Practices   Soil compaction Soil ... drainage. Adding soil organic matter increases the soil’s water-holding capacity over time.  Organic Matter ...

  3. Soil Health Management Resources

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

    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 ... Water Control Structures  (FACT SHEET) Avoiding Compaction  (FACT SHEET) Soil Structure Avoiding ...

  4. Soil Health Assessment

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

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

  5. Soil Health Management

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

    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 ... budget.  Achievable: Not everything can be changed. Soil texture and bedrock properties are difficult to ...

  6. Updated Cover Crop Selector Tool Available from Midwest Cover Crops Council

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/updated-cover-crop-selector-tool-available-midwest-cover-crops-council

    universities, including Purdue, the province of Ontario and other agricultural stakeholders — is rolling out an ... funding from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program and Grain Farmers ...

  7. Equity Dialogues For Youth

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/events/equity-dialogues-youth

    investigate systematic and structural injustices using multiple perspectives that lead to critical awareness, ...

  8. Summer Sprout

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-0

    The Summer Sprout Community Garden program can help! Gardens enrolled in Summer Sprout are ... eligible for soil testing, soil amendments, tilling services, plants, seeds, materials for raised beds (if ... eligible), technical assistance and education. Existing community gardens interested in expanding may also be ...

  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 ... Survey. The US Department of Agriculture provides descriptions of specific soil series, including general ... The Ohio landscape includes a variety of soil types, natural history, and climatic factors which ...

  10. School and Youth Gardens

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-1-0

    School and youth garden programs can focus on influencing dietary behavior, enhancing ... about any subject there is. Our office considers school and youth gardens to be a specialized form of ... community garden.  Our community garden programs are also open to school garden programs, and they are ...

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