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  1. Carrie Brown

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/carrie-brown

    topics to teach include sustainable agriculture, soil health, invasive weed management, native plants, ... Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources brown.2766@osu.edu 740-277-4630 Carrie Brown is the ... Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for Ohio State University Extension in Fairfield County. She is ...

  2. Master Gardener Volunteer Class

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/master-gardener-volunteer-class

    Master Gardener Volunteer Class Flyer Master Gardener Volunteer Position Description Master ... Gardener Volunteer Class Application ...

  3. Beef Quality Assurance Certification and REcertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/beef-quality-assurance-certification-and-recertification

    Beef Quality Assurance Certification and REcertification set for September 15 Following the lead ...

  4. 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 ... life. But topsoil can be depleted by wind or water erosion and poor management, leading to lower ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ...

  5. Soil Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    soil testing for lawn and garden plants, review OSU Extension Fact Sheet HYG-1132-99 Upon receipt of ... Soil Testing Laboratory that allows us to work with Fairfield County residents and farmers to service ... all soil nutrient testing needs. We have the soil bags, input forms and instructions available through ...

  6. Food Preservation Workshops

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/food-preservation-2021-0

    links will be provided upon registration.  In-person workshops will be held at the Agriculture Center, ...

  7. 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 ... biota and structure. Avoid Soil compaction Working your soils while wet can lead to soil compaction, ...

  8. 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, ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ... site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. A standard soil test will provide information on your soil ...

  9. Soil Organic Matter

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

    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 improved biodiversity; ... Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits to soil health. ...

  10. Food Preservation Classes

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/food-preservation-classes-5

    links will be provided upon registration.  In-person workshops will be held at the Agriculture Center, ...

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