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  1. Can Soil Microbes Slow Climate Change?

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/can-soil-microbes-slow-climate-change

    He reocmmends that "to tip the soil’s fungal-to-bacterial ratio strongly toward the ... fungi". "As the ratio of fungi to bacteria increases, the soil biome becomes more efficient in utilizing ... carbon and other nutrients and that the soil therefore releases less CO 2 to the atmosphere." In ...

  2. Soil Health- Human Health Conference 2018

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-human-health-conference-2018

    The Conference on Connections Between SOIL HEALTH & HUMAN HEALTH was organized Oct. 16-17, ... 2018 at Silver Spring, Maryland. Here is a series of videos from the conference.    Soil Health Videos ...

  3. Home

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    Watch-  Soil Health Series   Downlo ad Program Brochure ...

  4. Mary Gardiner

    https://entomology.osu.edu/our-people/mary-gardiner

    biological control in urban agroecosystems The Gardiner Lab studies the ecology of urban greenspaces. Much of ... conservation value for arthropods, studies focused from the tree canopy to soil communities. ...

  5. Katherine (Todd) Turo

    https://entomology.osu.edu/our-people/katherine-todd-turo

    Katherine (Todd) Turo Research Publications Yang L,  Turo KJ,  et al. (2019) Can urban greening ... adult mosquito populations. Urban Ecosystems doi:10.1007/s11252-019-00857-7 Turo KJ,  Gardiner MM (2019) ... From potential to practical: Conserving pollinators in urban public greenspace. Frontiers in Ecology ...

  6. OSU Pollinator Summit: Our Threatened Bees

    https://entomology.osu.edu/events/osu-pollinator-summit-our-threatened-bees

    and Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens. Keynote speaker: Laurence Packer,  professor at York ...

  7. SOIL AGGREGATE STABILITY – A SOIL HEALTH PHYSICAL INDICATOR

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-aggregate-stability-%E2%80%93-soil-health-physical-indicator

    By: Alan Sundermeier and Vinayak Shedekar     A suite of soil health measurements are becoming ... available which are not part of the traditional soil tests. Soil aggregate stability is an important ... physical indicator of soil health, which protects organic matter accumulation, improves soil porosity, ...

  8. Active carbon and respiration tests can be used to assess soil organic matter dynamics

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/active-carbon-and-respiration-tests-can-be-used-assess-soil-organic-matter-dynamics

    soil tests are correlated but differentially affected by agricultural management practices. Active ... relationship between two rapid and affordable soils tests that measure the soil active organic matter ... – a fraction of soil organic matter that has a shorter turnover time and the main driver of soil biological ...

  9. Featured Podcast- "The Ground Beneath Our Feet"

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/featured-podcast-ground-beneath-our-feet

    discuss  State of the soils and how to save more of it? They discuss issues such as the current status, and ... future of America's soils, land degradation, and solutions for improving soil health and ensuring ... food security. Featured Guests are: Dr. Rattan Lal Distinguished Professor of Soil Science and ...

  10. "Soil is meant to be covered..." Jim Hoorman Speaks about Cover Crops in Soil Health Series Live Streaming

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-meant-be-covered-jim-hoorman-speaks-about-cover-crops-soil-health-series-live-streaming

    By Vinayak Shedekar    The Soil Health Series Live Stream's July 13 eposode was focused on ... Cover Crops. Jim Hoorman, Regional soil health specialist with the Northeast Region NRCS-Soil Health ... Manager at the OSU South Centers. "Soil is meant to be covered" said Hoorman. "Each cover ...

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