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  1. What's the Deal with Composting? Here's the Breakdown

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/whats-deal-composting-heres-breakdown

    The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (S.A.R.E.) publication “Building Soils for Better ... and then it turns to soil, right? Wrong! This synopsis of composting just barely scrapes the surface ... of people began to transition from “hunters and gatherers” to agriculturally based societies. During ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    branches. You may also find interest in working the soil in your flower beds and gardens before the ground ... outside. For those who spent a lot of time working around the yard and garden this summer, and many maybe ... excess soil. Spread the bulbs/corms out on some newspaper in a well-ventilated area for a week or so to ...

  4. Farm Bill Webinar: Considerations between ARC & PLC

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/farm-bill-webinar-considerations-between-arc-plc

    informational webinar looking at federal commodity programs: Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage. ...

  5. Farmer’s Tax Guides – Tax Guidance for Your Farm Business

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/farmer%E2%80%99s-tax-guides-%E2%80%93-tax-guidance-your-farm-business

    offices. The Rural Tax Education Site has additional resources for agriculturally related income and ...

  6. Soil Health Assessment

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment

    meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of vegetables or landscaping plants that are able to ... 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 ...

  7. Grazing Crop Residue

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-crop-residue

    field is a more readily available form of nutrients for next year’s crop. While healthy soil contains ... residue will help to protect the soil over the winter until crops are established next spring. Thinking ... the safest option that promotes the best return to soil health, weed control, and field readiness in ...

  8. Certified Livestock Managers Continuing Education Webinar

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/certified-livestock-managers-continuing-education-webinar-0

    Specialist, Ohio Department of Agriculture • H2Ohio Program Terry Mescher, H2Ohio Program Coordinator ...

  9. Certified Livestock Managers Continuing Education Webinar

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/certified-livestock-managers-continuing-education-webinar

    State University Extension and The Ohio Department of Agriculture are hosting two Certified Livestock ...

  10. 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 ...

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