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  1. 2022 Soil Health Webinar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/2022-soil-health-webinar-series

    Please join us at 8 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month for Ohio State Extension’s 2022 Soil ... improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability. Please plan to join us for ... per session (live sessions only). Soil Health Webinar Series 2022 Thursday, January 6th, 8-9 am What’s ...

  2. 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 ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/webinar-recordings/dirt-soil-health-investing-below-surface-0 January 14 – Does 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 ...

  3. 2020 Soil Health Survey Across Ohio Farms 

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/farm-research/2020-soil-health-survey-across-ohio-farms%C2%A0

    As part of the 2020 eFields on-farm research project, soil health values and management data were ... collected from multiple trials and research activities. We looked at the data to better understand how soil ... health values are influenced by... soil type and CEC sampling depth past management practices such as ...

  4. Clifton Martin

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/clifton-martin

    Clifton Martin Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Muskingum County Extension, 225 ...

  5. Sarah Noggle

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/sarah-noggle

    Sarah Noggle Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources 503 Fairground Dr. Paulding, OH 45879 ...

  6. Les Ober

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/les-ober

    Les Ober Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Geauga County Extension, 14269 Claridon-Troy ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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