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  1. Soil Health 2023 Webinar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-health-2023-webinar-series

    The Agronomic Crops Team Soil Health Webinar Series returns this winter. You won’t want to miss ... out on this year’s line-up of farmers and academic experts covering a wide range of soil health ... Soil Health   Dr. Peter Tomlinson, Kansas State University  February 2nd, 8:00-9:00 a.m. Know Your ...

  2. More Soil Health Resources

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    crop management methods, research, programs and other resources. Urban Agriculture Concerns  Ohio ... management tips and low-cost testing for urban soils that may have heavy metal contamination concerns.  ... Conservation Service- Ohio Division of Soil and Water Conservation- Ohio Department of Agriculture Regional and ...

  3. Know Your Plant Requirements

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/know-your-plant-requirements

    your plant requirements and your soils’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of ... To make the best decisions for planting and soil health management you should be knowledgeable about ... resources.  Extension Nursery and Landscape Team Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine   Tips for homeowners and ...

  4. Baseline Assessment of Soil Health in Ohio now available

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/baseline-assessment-soil-health-ohio-now-available

    As our understanding of soil health advances, farmers are increasingly interested in assessing and ... improving soils on their farms. Several commercial labs now offer soil health analyses but generating values ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ...

  5. Soil Organic Matter

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

    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; enhances ... Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numerous related benefits to soil health. enhances ...

  6. OSU Extension Soil Health Tour 2022

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-soil-health-tour-2022

    The 2022 OSU Extension Soil Health Tour includes 18 in-person tour stops and 6 virtual tour stops. ... event will offer 1.0 CEUs for Soil and Water Management. And save the date for our Soil Health winter ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. Soil Type & History

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

    the state. [View a larger map of Ohio's soil regions (Ohio Department of Agriculture).] Ohio has ... Survey. The US Department of Agriculture provides descriptions of specific soil series, including general ... The Ohio landscape includes a variety of soil types, natural history, and climatic factors which ...

  10. 2022 Soil Health Webinar Series

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

    8 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month for Ohio State Extension’s 2022 Soil Health Webinar series. ... series, farmers, industry, and academic experts will weigh in on practical steps to improve soil health ... sessions only). Soil Health Webinar Series 2022 Thursday, January 6th, 8-9 am What’s Your Soil Health ...

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