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  1. The Effects of Soil Conservation Practices on Selected Soil Health Indicators

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/effects-soil-conservation-practices-selected-soil-health-indicators

    soil indicators may lead to false conclusions. Multi-seasonal, multi-year and replicated measurements ... A 2-year project in Northwest Ohio measured the impact that soil conservation practices have on ... selected soil health indicators and the subsequent corn yield in cover cropped hay, wheat and corn cropping ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Local Foods Farm Tour: Nightcrawler Gardens

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/local-foods-farm-tour-nightcrawler-gardens

    NightCrawler Gardens on May 22. Our hosts Sheri and Jason England will take us on a tour through their four ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. A Morning in the Garden

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/morning-garden

    Fairfield County's Master Gardener Volunteers will join you in the Pickerington Community ... Gardens to answer all your gardening questions. The morning will include a brief planting demonstration at ... 10 a.m., followed by the Volunteers remaining on site until noon to visit about any of the gardening ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Pesticide Applicator REcertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/pesticide-applicator-recertification-0

    REcertification class, the license fee of $30 must to be sent directly to the Ohio Department of Agriculture with ...

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