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  1. SOIL AGGREGATE STABILITY – A SOIL HEALTH PHYSICAL INDICATOR

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-aggregate-stability-%E2%80%93-soil-health-physical-indicator

    drainage and water availability for plants, decreases soil compaction, supports biological activity, and ... By: Alan Sundermeier and Vinayak Shedekar     A suite of soil health measurements are becoming ... available which are not part of the traditional soil tests. Soil aggregate stability is an important ...

  2. Applied Research and Extension Outreach in Northeast China

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/applied-research-and-extension-outreach-northeast-china

    By Dr. Rafiq Islam Soil, Water, & BioEnergy Program Leader The Ohio State University is ... productivity, corn and soybean breeding, soil amendments, bio-fertilization, and Extension outreach activities. ... Impact on Soil health and Agroecosystem Services.”  Several of the OSU Extension Educators, scientists, ...

  3. Conservation Tillage Club Conference

    https://hardin.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-club-breakfast-15

    Nutrient Management, Soil & Water Quality, Precision Agriculture, Soil Health, On-Farm Research and ...

  4. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/menu-position/5/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    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 ... An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ...

  5. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    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 ... An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ...

  6. International Workshop and Field Day on Climate-smart Agriculture in Ukraine

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/international-workshop-and-field-day-climate-smart-agriculture-ukraine

    entitled “Impact of sustainable agricultural management practices on soil quality and crop productivity,” ... Institute of Irrigated Agriculture of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Institute of Water ... Kherson Branch of the State Agency of Ukraine, Kherson Branch of Soil Protection, Ukrainian ...

  7. Soil and Water Field Night- August 17

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-and-water-field-night-august-17

    SOIL HEALTH SERIES with Rafiq Islam and Patrick Dengel. Discussion points about the upcoming Soil ... and Water Field Night Aug 16, 2018, 5:00pm- 9:00pm which helps farmers learn more about corn ear ... disorders, current weed management issues in Ohio, and an in-field soil health demonstration. ...

  8. The Language of Soil Health

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/language-soil-health

    soil include boosting crop yields, enhancing water quality, increasing drought resilience, reducing ... by Wayne Honeycutt    President & CEO of the Soil Health Institute Agricultural practices that ... enhance soil health are as good for the farmer as they are for the environment. Proven benefits of healthy ...

  9. Can Soil Microbes Slow Climate Change?

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/can-soil-microbes-slow-climate-change

    He reocmmends that "to tip the soil’s fungal-to-bacterial ratio strongly toward the ... fungi". "As the ratio of fungi to bacteria increases, the soil biome becomes more efficient in utilizing ... carbon and other nutrients and that the soil therefore releases less CO 2 to the atmosphere." In ...

  10. Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC)

    https://hardin.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-conference-ctc-2

    ctc.osu.edu Healthy Soils for Healthy Water, Regenerative Ag, Building Soil Health, Corn University, Manure ...

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