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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 2018- 2020 Ohio Wine Grape Production and Pricing Index

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/grape-growing/2018-2020-ohio-wine-grape-production-and-pricing-index

    2020 Pricing Guide 2019 Pricing Guide 2 018 Pricing Guide      ...

  8. Building Better Spray Programs for Vineyards

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/building-better-spray-programs-vineyards

    mitigation can be challenging. This workshop is designed to assist crop consultants, vineyard managers or ... fungicides is discussed, along with the timeline of when fungicide resistance to these products had occurred. ... Development, this presentation goes into detail on the specific production practices and approaches that can ...

  9. Soil Health Winter Seminar Series

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-health-winter-seminar-series

    improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability. Thursdays, January 14 – March ... – Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Jordon Wade 0.5 CM CCA CEUs February 4 – Cover Crop ...

  10. Soil Health Management Resources

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

    SHEET) Grassed Waterways  (FACT SHEET) Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality  (FACT ... Channel/Two-Stage Ditch  (FACT SHEET) Subsurface Drainage  (FACT SHEET) Surface Drain/Field Ditch  (FACT SHEET) ... Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field  (FACT SHEET) Opportunities for ...

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