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  1. Erosion Control

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/erosion-control

    soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ... involve roots in the ground, which also contribute to soil organic matter and biological activity. Water ... and Best Management Practices to Address Them Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality ...

  2. Campus Information, Summer 2021

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/https%3A/cfaes.osu.edu/news/releases/campus-information-summer-2021

    control fan in the “on” position set at outdoor air circulation with maximum flow rate. Keep all windows ... open enough for natural ventilation with constant air inflow and outflow. Limit passenger density per ...

  3. CFAES Graduate Programs

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/future-students/cfaes-graduate-programs

    practical application of advanced economic theory and data analysis to find solutions for an array of ... coursework that provides a solid foundation in economic theory and develops advanced quantitative analysis ... which might have components of air quality management, agrichemical application technology, composting, ...

  4. Soil Organic Matter

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-organic-matter

    enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress during both dry and wet ... enhances soil structure through better aggregration and water movement;  imrpoves nutrient retention and ... Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits to soil health. ...

  5. Drainage

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/drainage

    matter.  Increased soil organic matter enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less ... Overview  Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow drainage and standing ... water during wet periods. Wet conditions can lead to nutrient loss through erosion or biological ...

  6. Soil Health Management

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management

    Set Reasonable Soil Health Goals The first step to soil health management is assessing your ... current soil health and identifying what properties need to be maintained or improved. Then set up soil ... budget.  Achievable: Not everything can be changed. Soil texture and bedrock properties are difficult to ...

  7. Biological Activity

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/biological-activity

    Overview Biologial activity in your soil helps to add organic matter, cycle nutrients, and ... create biodiversity. A biologically active soil supports natural soil food webs and the interactions that support ... a resilient and healthy soil. Read more:  Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling For increased ...

  8. Commercial Soil Testing

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/commercial-soil-testing

    When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ... site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. A standard soil test will provide information on your soil ... decisions on planting, fertilizing, and choosing soil amendments or management tactics. You can take a soil ...

  9. Water Industry Career Panel

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/water-industry-career-panel

    On Tuesday, March 23rd at 6pm the American Water Works Association is hosting a professional panel ... featuring young professionals from each sector of the water industry: research, regulatory, operations, and ... various backgrounds to learn more about the water industry.  Registration link:  Event Brite Registration ...

  10. Peace Corps Environment Programs: CFAES Faculty share their Volunteer Experiences

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/peace-corps-environment-programs-cfaes-faculty-share-their-volunteer-experiences

    conserve the local environment, through such programs as agroforestry, soil and water conservation, ...

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