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  1. 4-H Soils Challenge

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/4-HSoilsChallenge

    OSU 4-H Soils Challenge   OSU- 4-H Soils Challenge from Halfletter on Vimeo.       ...

  2. Ohio Soil Health Symposium

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/events/ohio-soil-health-symposium

    Day long soil health workshop,  15 breakouts, tradeshow. Farmers, Advisors, Industry tracks ... Keynote speaker:  Jay Fuhrer, North Dakota Soil Health specialist, NRCS Camden Falls Conference Center, ...

  3. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    improving soil structure, decreasing soil and nutrient losses, and eventually leading to higher yields,” ... quality, they can also cut input costs and improve their soil’s health. Growers who plant cover crops ... soil erosion and cut down on nutrient losses, according to Jim Hoorman, a soil expert with Ohio State ...

  4. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/9-farm-strategies-profitable-2017

    they will need to tighten their belts and slash expenses, said Barry Ward, agricultural economist at ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Ward’s nine strategies: Reevaluate crop production inputs such as ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  5. Apply Now for New Secrest Arboretum Master Gardener Class

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/apply-now-new-secrest-arboretum-master-gardener-class

    WOOSTER, Ohio — Master Gardener volunteers from across Ohio helped  Secrest Arboretum  regrow ... after a 2010 tornado. Now the 115-acre plant collection, part of the  Ohio Agricultural Research and ... new class of  Master Gardener  volunteers in at least a decade, said arboretum program assistant Paul ...

  6. CFAES Announces New Director of Government Affairs

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-announces-new-director-government-affairs

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... national levels, he also agricultural roots from a childhood growing up on a corn, soybean and hog farm in ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has touched my life from a very young age. I look forward to working ...

  7. Ohio's Soil Health Champion Farmers

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/ohios-soil-health-champion-farmers

    as members of the Soil Health Champion Network. NACD recognizes Soil Health Champions at the national ... level for their work to advance soil health. The champions share their personal experiences using best ... management practices and work to promote adoption of soil health practices within their communities. The ...

  8. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Maintaining agricultural soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the Tri-State ... according to ongoing research by a soil scientist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... Fertility Guidelines helps lower the concentration of phosphorus that is dissolved in agricultural runoff, ...

  9. Lab Services

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/lab-services

    WHERE to send soil samples? Brookside Laboratories Ward Laboratories Woods End Laboratories ... Cornell Comprehensive Assessment of Soil Health HOW to collect soil samples? WHEN to collect soil samples? ... HOW to interpret a soil health test report? ...

  10. Show Me the Evidence: New Student Group Focuses on Communicating About Science

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/show-me-evidence-new-student-group-focuses-communicating-about-science

    agriculture. “Then and now, when these claims were investigated, most were proven to be false and based on junk ... science and urban mythology,” Hildebolt said. “It is our job as trained professionals in food and ... agriculture to respond appropriately to those claims which are true and based on science, and to refute those ...

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