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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Arden Shisler Center for Education and Economic Development

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/arden-shisler-center-education-and-economic-development

    Agriculture Commission and former Chairman of Nationwide Insurance, as an acknowledgment of his long-time ...

  5. Publications

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/publications

    Factsheets Soil Quality Test Kit Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality Using Cover ... Crops to Convert to No-Till Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling The Biology of Soil ... Compaction Soil Terminology and Definitions Soil Carbon Sequestration Oilseed Radish Cover Crop Sustainable ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Dr. Gary Pierzynski

    https://oardc.osu.edu/people/dr-gary-pierzynski

    Dr. Gary Pierzynski Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education 106 Agricultural ...

  8. The Language of Soil Health

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/language-soil-health

    by Wayne Honeycutt    President & CEO of the Soil Health Institute Agricultural practices that ... enhance soil health are as good for the farmer as they are for the environment. Proven benefits of healthy ... soil include boosting crop yields, enhancing water quality, increasing drought resilience, reducing ...

  9. Low-impact Lawn Care

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/human-dimensions/mental-models/basic-stream-and-watershed-ecology-lesson-plans/low-impact-lawns

    wildlife including native planting, rain barrels, and rain gardens. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS IN URBAN ... lawn care utilizes practices like soil testing, water conservation, careful cultural practices and ... soil and use simple steps such as soil testing.   Photo credit: ...

  10. Soil Health Series- Episode 8 (Soil Compaction)

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-series-episode-8-soil-compaction

    Soil Health Series with Vinayak Shedekar features Randall Reeder, Faculty Emeritus at The Ohio ... State University. They discuss “Soil Compaction"- how it affects crop production and soil ... currently undertaken. Soil Health Videos ...

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