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  1. International Workshop and Field Day on Climate-smart Agriculture in Ukraine

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/international-workshop-and-field-day-climate-smart-agriculture-ukraine

    entitled “Impact of sustainable agricultural management practices on soil quality and crop productivity,” ... Climate-Smart Agriculture.”  On the first day (September 11), more than 100 participants including ... representatives from the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine and the leading scientists of the ...

  2. Biological Activity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/biological-activity

    Overview Biologial activity in your soil helps to add organic matter, cycle nutrients, and ... create biodiversity. A biologically active soil supports natural soil food webs and the interactions that support ... a resilient and healthy soil. Read more:  Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling For increased ...

  3. Soil Health Management

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

    Set Reasonable Soil Health Goals The first step to soil health management is assessing your ... current soil health and identifying what properties need to be maintained or improved. Then set up soil ... budget.  Achievable: Not everything can be changed. Soil texture and bedrock properties are difficult to ...

  4. Ohio State soil scientist awarded World Food Prize

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has reduced hunger by pioneering agricultural methods across ... the globe that not only restore degraded soil but also reduce global warming. Read more at  ... https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize. ...

  5. Do you have questions about cover crops on Prevented Planting acres? 

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/do-you-have-questions-about-cover-crops-prevented-planting-acres%C2%A0

    in the soil to replace nutrients washed out by all this rain.  Sarah Noggle, OSU Extension, Paulding ... Miller, Representative from Stewart Seeds:  Justin Petrosino, Representative from USDA-NRCS: Jim Hoorman, soil health. ... Layman, President of Ohio No-Till Council, will help lead this so everyone gets their questions and issues ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Soil Health Properties

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

    Soil Health encompasses physical, biological, and chemical properties of soil. Common assessment ... methods in each of these areas will help you make sense of what types of information soil tests can ... Do you seek to understand how a change in management will impact your soil? What components are of ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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