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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Turfgrass Science Summer Camp

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    and soil sciences, using modern technology, such as drones, learning about high-tech equipment for ... measuring how playing surface safety, and gathering environmental data. Camp staff will lead the students ...

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

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    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 ...

  5. Spring Plant Sale

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    and dwarf conifers •Tools •Rain garden plants •Garden art •Stone carvings •Jewelry •Food Truck •and ... 1 & 2. All sales directly support the students, gardens, research/education programs, and operations ... of Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens. ...

  6. Avoiding Compaction

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

  7. Publications

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    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 ...

  8. OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards

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    appropriations made to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) of The Ohio State ... faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. SEEDS began in 1996 with ... ABA biosynthesis and will subsequently increase endo-ABA content, which will lead to a series of ...

  9. "Best of Columbus: Garden and Urban Farms Bus Tour

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    "Best of Columbus" Garden and Urban Farms Bus Tours Some basic information about the ... Bennett and Joseph Tychonievich and a capstone presentation by Melinda Myers. Master Gardener Volunteers  ... and their guests  may register for all Friday activities, while  only Master Gardener Volunteers  may ...

  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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