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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. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    nutrients in the soil. The goal was to reduce fertilizer costs without reducing yield, thus increasing ... Unfortunately, some nutrients will escape our soils regardless of the level of management. Some slowly leach down ... through the soil until they are out of reach of plant roots. Others may get washed away in runoff after ...

  3. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    Each year crop farmers have the option to enroll in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or ... office and set up an appointment.   Matthew Nussbaum is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    livestock producers with stock out on winter pastures.  Saturated unfrozen soils, dormant pasture grasses, ... Through careful management, the productivity of the pasture can increase from year to year.  When soils do ... soil didn’t freeze and the sod base was destroyed as cattle wintered on stockpiled fescue/clover ...

  6. Seed Selection Can Make or Break Your Crop in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/seed-selection-can-make-or-break-your-crop-2021

    desirability, performance in certain soil types and conditions, and ease of harvest, among many other traits.  ... are best for your farm and garden. Picking varieties simply because the picture in the catalog looked ... attractive, or because they have a cool name, does not always work out and may lead to disappointing results ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. National Urban Extension Conference

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

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