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  1. Summer Station Research Roundup- West Badger

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/august-11-2021-1039am/summer-station-research-roundup-west-badger

    variety trials research product trials field crops educational resources ...

  2. OEFFA Diversified Permaculture Farm Tour, Hudson, Ohio

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/oeffa-diversified-permaculture-farm-tour-hudson-ohio

    raising pastured pork, and outdoor shiitake production. The tour will be held from 10:30 until noon. Bring ...

  3. OEFFA Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/oeffa-sustainable-farm-tour-and-workshop-series

    showcase the work they do to get food from the field to the table. Farms around the state will be featured ... production trainings, visions of a prosperous small-farm future and an insightful investigation of faith, ...

  4. Erosion Control

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

    productivity and environmental issues. Erosion continues to be a Critical Concern in Ohio to support healthy ... rain impact and wind. This can include crop residues and mulch, but the best and most effective covers ... management – Precipitation patterns are changing in many areas. Be sure your fields have effective ways to ...

  5. Drainage

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

    denitrification; poor plant growth or death; and reduced access to the field.  Key Strategies Increase organic ... other stable organic materials. Grow and incorporate a high biomass cover crop.  Add a perennial crop to ... your rotation.  Add a sod crop to your rotation.  Reduce tillage to provide less disturbance to soil ...

  6. Biological Activity

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

    erosion and disturbance with perennial crops or winter cover crops. Roots enhance microbial activity, ... growing and incorporating a high biomass cover crop. Monitor C:N ratio of inputs (24:1 is ideal) Add ... nitrogen-rich organic matter (manure, finished compost) Use legumes in your crop rotation to provide nitrogen. ...

  7. Soil Organic Matter

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

    cycling.  Key Strategies to increase soil organic matter Add a perennial crop to your rotation. Recent ... a cover crop.  Add a sod crop to your rotation.  Reduce tillage to provide less disturbance to soil biota ...

  8. Commercial Soil Testing

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

    Develop Nutrient Recommendations (for field crops) https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513 Soil Testing ... salts are not typically a concern in Ohio field crops or gardens due to adequate precipitation. However, ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ...

  9. Soil Health Management

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

    health goals for your field(s). Be sure these goals are... Measurable: What assessment tools are ... health improvement. Not everything will work with your specific climate, crops, budget, or timeframe. ...

  10. 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 ...

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