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  1. Central State Anaerobic Soil Disenfection (ASD) workshop

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/central-state-anaerobic-soil-disenfection-asd-workshop

    Central State will have an Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (ASD) workshop scheduled on Thursday, ... method for eliminating soil-borne diseases in a high tunnel environment. Register at ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Cover crops, no-till, perennials: How they compared on soil health impact

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/april-6-2021-1044am/cover-crops-no-till-perennials-how-they-compared-soil-health-impact

    stewardship water quality soils research field crops ...

  9. Perennial Grain Presentation Among the Many Sessions Offered at 2021 OEFFA Conference

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/february-5-2021-208pm/perennial-grain-presentation-among-many-sessions-offered-2021-oeffa

    biodiversity weeds water quality variety trials soils research organic transition field crops ...

  10. Organic Winter Webinars: Recordings Available

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/organic-winter-webinars

    post-industrial urban soils by organic management- Larry Phelan The loss of manufacturing in a number of U.S. ... soil contamination and degradation caused by this industrial past. This project documents the impact of ... this history on chemical, physical, and biological dimensions of soil health in Cleveland’s vacant lots ...

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