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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Soil and Water team publishes numerous manuscripts, applies for more grant funds

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/soil-and-water-team-publishes-numerous-manuscripts-applies-for-more-grant-funds

    By Dr. Mohammad (Arif) Rahman SWBR Scientist Soil, Water, and Bioenergy team members at The Ohio ... classical papers dealt with the assessment of heavy metals pollution of soil-water-vegetative ecosystems ... associated with artisanal gold mining, and was published in Soil and Sediment Contamination. This paper ...

  5. CFAES food safety center to research food safety in Kenya

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/cfaes-food-safety-center-research-food-safety-kenya

    Technology at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and the Translational ...

  6. Thousands take part in virtual teaching on climate-smart agricultural renaissance and global food security

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/thousands-take-part-in-virtual-teaching-climate-smart-agricultural-renaissance

    By Dr. Rafiq Islam SWBR Program Leader Rafiq Islam, Program leader of the Soil, Water, and ... keynote PowerPoint presentation entitled “Climate-Smart Agricultural Renaissance and Global Food ... Security.” In his presentation, he spoke about conventional agricultural practices, population growth, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Forming a more Diverse Cooperative History

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/forming-more-diverse-cooperative-history

    located in urban areas. From credit unions to agriculture and food co-ops, there were Latinx cooperatives ... Born and raised on a fifth-generation family farm in Ross County, Appalachian agriculture deeply ... impacted his personal and professional life. In college, his passion for agriculture and history joined. In ...

  9. Innovative Engagement + Active Collaboration: Small Fruits

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/innovative-engagement-active-collaboration-small-fruits

    like all of you, do miss the interactions with growers, gardeners, colleagues, and friends. OSU Master ... Gardener State Conference was offered online too. I gave a presentation on raspberry production in the home ... gardens. Master Gardener volunteers have a special place in my heart; they are very eager to learn and ...

  10. Workshop held on Growing Organic Crops in Ukraine

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/fall-2020/workshop-held-growing-organic-crops-in-ukraine

    agricultural enterprises.” As part of the training program, Islam and Dr. Nataliia Didenko delivered a two-hour ... soil health and water quality.  Ukraine has the land, water, technology, and motivated people to ...

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