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  1. Soil Health Series- Episode 11

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-series-episode-11

    SOIL HEALTH SERIES with Vinayak Shedekar. He presents a report on the Conservation Tillage and ... some of the speakers and attendees at the conference who presented on various topics related to soil ...

  2. Avoiding Compaction

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/avoiding-compaction

    induced by agricultural machinery often affects soil properties and crop production. Axle load is the ... Heavy farm machinery compacts the soil, both on tilled ground and no-tilled ground. Compaction ... first factor that has to be considered in soil compaction, according to Randall Reeder, Ohio State ...

  3. Urban Agriculture & Community Garden Summit

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/events/urban-agriculture-community-garden-summit

    Summit focusing on urban agriculture including:  4 season gardening, Aquaponics, Plant Pathology, ... Soil Building, Crop Selection Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH click here for registration ...

  4. The Science of Soil Health

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/science-soil-health

    videos focusing on the science of soil health. In the fall of 2013 Buz made a cross-country trek to ... interview some of the nation's leading researchers and experts—in order to more fully understand the ... science of soil health. This is an introduction to the "The Science of Soil Health" video ...

  5. Soil Health Series- Episode 9 (Science of Soil Health- NRCS video series)

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-series-episode-9-science-soil-health-nrcs-video-series

    Vinayak Shedekar introduces "The Science of Soil Health"- a series of short videos ... a cross-country trek to interview some of the nation's leading researchers and experts—in order to more fully ... understand the science of soil health. The entire series is available on YouTube as well as NRCS website. You ...

  6. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/menu-position/5/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ... is some chicken wire, water, a glass jar, and a dry clump of soil.  When you immerse the clump of ... soil in the jar of water, the longer it holds together, the better the soil structure to resist ...

  7. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ... is some chicken wire, water, a glass jar, and a dry clump of soil.  When you immerse the clump of ... soil in the jar of water, the longer it holds together, the better the soil structure to resist ...

  8. The Effects of Soil Conservation Practices on Selected Soil Health Indicators

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/effects-soil-conservation-practices-selected-soil-health-indicators

    soil indicators may lead to false conclusions. Multi-seasonal, multi-year and replicated measurements ... A 2-year project in Northwest Ohio measured the impact that soil conservation practices have on ... selected soil health indicators and the subsequent corn yield in cover cropped hay, wheat and corn cropping ...

  9. Avoiding Compaction

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/node/106

    traveled are recommended. Driving on soil that is wetter than the plastic limit (soil crumbles, ideal for ...

  10. Making sense of Soil Health Testing: Ohio State’s path forward

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/making-sense-soil-health-testing-ohio-state%E2%80%99s-path-forward

    do—from row crops to gardens, from rural fields to urban lots, from education to research. We are excited ... The topic of soil health has been receiving a great deal of attention lately and farmers are ... increasingly interested in understanding more about their soils. There are a number of labs that now offer some ...

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