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  1. Updated Cover Crop Selector Tool Available from Midwest Cover Crops Council

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/updated-cover-crop-selector-tool-available-midwest-cover-crops-council

    universities, including Purdue, the province of Ontario and other agricultural stakeholders — is rolling out an ... funding from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program and Grain Farmers ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Advanced Soil Health Systems Training for Indiana USDA-NRCS

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/advanced-soil-health-systems-training-indiana-usda-nrcs

    By Rafiq Islam, PhD Soil, Water and Bioenergy Resources Program Several members of our Soil ... organized a field day on “Hands-on Soil Health” for farmers and two-day “Advanced Soil Health Systems” ... contents from fields in a soil health management system vs. conventionally tilled/managed fields”; “How ...

  4. "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 ...

  5. Soil and Water Field Night- August 17

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-and-water-field-night-august-17

    SOIL HEALTH SERIES with Rafiq Islam and Patrick Dengel. Discussion points about the upcoming Soil ... disorders, current weed management issues in Ohio, and an in-field soil health demonstration. ...

  6. Soil Health Series- Episode 10

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-series-episode-10

    with The Ohio State University. This monthly series focuses on Healthy Soil Healthy Environment which ... will help improve soil health and environment by educating farmers, youth and the general public about ... the importance and management of soil health. visit our website at: soilhealth.osu.edu for more ...

  7. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

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    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. 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 ...

  9. Soil Health- Human Health Conference 2018

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

    By Vinayak Shedekar The Conference on Connections Between SOIL HEALTH & HUMAN HEALTH was ...

  10. Ohio State University One Health Day Symposium 2018

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-university-one-health-day-symposium-2018

    By Dr. Rafiq Islam Soil, Water, & BioEnergy Program Leader Dr. Rafiq Islam attended and ... delivered a presentation entitled “Rethinking Agriculture in the 21st Century: Growing Healthy Food with One ...

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