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  1. For Well Owners

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/know-your-well-water/well-owners

    well, minimize the use of pesticides, fertilizers, and other lawn and garden chemicals around your well; ...

  2. Sodium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1503

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sodium is widely distributed in soils, plants, water and foods. It is ... of rocks and soils. The concentrations of sodium in groundwater are dependent on the local geological ...

  3. 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: ...

  4. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... Review on August 2.   The Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University ... Extension, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation are collaborating to host ...

  5. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/chadwick-arboretum-learning-gardens

    Arboretum & Learning Gardens is an extensive, urban, green reserve of over 60 acres located within the ... 12,000 square foot green roof garden is open to the public during normal business hours. ...

  6. Soil Testing, Plant Sampling and Water Quality

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-and-water-quality

    to the office How to Read Lawn/Garden Soil Test Results How to Read Agricultural Soil Test Result ... Soil Testing FAQ The Extension Office now accepts soil samples anytime during office hours ... (Monday- Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.). Agronomic soil samples cost $15 and turf/ornamental/lawn samples ...

  7. 4-H Youth Development

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development

    specific subjects- anything from animals or computers to public speaking, cooking, art, gardening and ...

  8. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/leave-tilling-mother-nature

    Sundermeier was on the team of OSU soil specialists who traveled to France to lead the workshops there. Cover ... soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their ... fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ...

  9. Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/resources/best-practices/algae-blooms-and-land-use-practices

    and how they may help reduce nutrient losses from agricultural lands while improving soil quality. ... lead to algae blooms in lake environments. Jim Hoorman will review the latest research on cover crops ...

  10. Agriculture and Natural Resources

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources

    Enhancing Agriculture and the Environment Ohio’s diverse agricultural, horticultural and forestry ... industries contribute more than $100 billion to the state’s economy every year. OSU Extension agriculture and ... profitable, sustainable farming and other agricultural businesses – thereby creating jobs and economic ...

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