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  1. 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 ...

  2. 2021 Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop WEBINAR

    https://pested.osu.edu/events/2021-urban-landscape-pest-management-workshop-webinar

    Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop Commercial Pesticide Recertification Sponsored by: Ohio ... State University Extension and Ohio Department of Agriculture September 9, 2021   Online Webinar ...

  3. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    workshop participants less than five minutes to complete: Selected Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), ... videos are: Climate Changes and Global Warming  - why global warming is likely to lead to more extreme ... Cooperative Extension including the ECOP Health Innovation Task Force and the National Urban Extension Leaders ...

  4. Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/alternative-vegetative-cover-strategies-can-benefit-both-landowners-and-solar-developers

    Authors are: Christine Gelley, educator, agriculture and natural resources, OSU Extension-Noble County ... James Morris, educator, agriculture and natural resources/community development, OSU Extension-Brown ... agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, and 4-H youth ...

  5. Earth is Our Home Climate Change Video Series

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/earth-our-home-climate-change-video-series

    lead to more extreme weather events (floods, heat waves, droughts, etc.) Currents and Gyres: Part ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Jessica Burns, MPHM

    https://pested.osu.edu/people/jessica-burns-mphm

    has worked with many aspects of agriculture including vegetable production, plant disease monitoring, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. New Pesticide Applicator Training- August 18, 2021

    https://pested.osu.edu/events/new-pesticide-applicator-training-august-18-2021

    apply for a license with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, which requires a separate $35 fee.  Signing ... Industrial Vegetation-  The application of pesticides to non-agricultural lands, such as roadways, public ... permitted to make 6c applications. 8- Turf-  The application of pesticides to lawns, turf, sod, or to soil ...

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