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  1. Soil Health Winter Seminar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-health-winter-seminar-series

    improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability. Thursdays, January 14 – March ... Soil Health Pay? Soil Health and Your Farm, Farmer Panel, Nathan Brown, Matt Falb, and Les Seiler 0.5 ... NM CCA CEUs January 21-  What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Steve Culman 0.5 NM CCA CEUs January 28 ...

  2. Study Looks at Soil Health Perceptions in the Agricultural Community

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/study-looks-soil-health-perceptions-agricultural-community-0

    took a closer look at how the agricultural community perceives and accesses soil health. Results of the ... How do you define "soil health"? How does that compare to the ways others might define ... study are available at   Soil Health Nexus,  a university-led team dedicated to increasing access to ...

  3.  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture [IICA] to work with CFAES’ Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/%C2%A0inter-american-institute-cooperation-agriculture-iica-work-cfaes%E2%80%99-carbon-management-and

    the initiative “Living Soils in the Americas” on December 4. Vice President for Agricultural ... Member States [stretching from Canada to Argentina] to achieve their agricultural development and rural ... approach for monitoring, managing and sequestrating soil organic carbon (SOC) 2. To serve as a bridge ...

  4. Soil Organic Matter

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

    to soil health. 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 ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits ...

  5. 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 ... Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water ... structure. Soil compaction Working your soils while wet can lead to soil compaction, which will intensify ...

  6. Water Holding Capacity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/water-holding-capacity

    be a problem, leading to standing water, erosion, and nutrient loss. A soil with a low water holding ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Water holding capacity is the amount of water a soil can hold for ... capacity will have a narrow window between too much and not enough moisture. Both conditions lead to poor ...

  7. National Urban Extension Conference

    https://extension.osu.edu/events/national-urban-extension-conference

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  8. Ohio State Soil Health Publications

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/publications

    Factsheets Soil Quality Test Kit Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality Using Cover ... Crops to Convert to No-Till Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling The Biology of Soil ... Compaction Soil Terminology and Definitions Soil Carbon Sequestration Oilseed Radish Cover Crop Sustainable ...

  9. Biological Activity

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

    THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Biologial activity in your soil helps to add organic matter, cycle ... nutrients, and create biodiversity. A biologically active soil supports natural soil food webs and the ... interactions that support a resilient and healthy soil. Read more:  Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient ...

  10. Alvarez, Cañas, Simmons land Cochran Fellowship Programs to train 21 food scientists from Bangladesh, The Philippines, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/alvarez-ca%C3%B1as-simmons-land-cochran-fellowship-programs-train-21-food-scientists-bangladesh

    their country’s capacity for agricultural research, extension, and participation in international trade. ... countries. The goal of this program is to increase these countries’ capacity for agricultural research, ... International Programs (IPA) in Agriculture with a comprehensive interest and experience in the development of ...

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