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  1. Pam Bennett

    https://localfoods.osu.edu/people/pam-bennett

    Production ...

  2. Making research available to build healthy soils

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/making-research-available-build-healthy-soils

    maintains environmental quality. Thus, healthy soil can increase farm productivity while reducing negative ... Wooster, recent cover crop studies in Piketon and long-term soil drainage research at Hoytville. This vast ... a healthy and productive soil is the foundation of sustainable agriculture. However, a majority of ...

  3. Applied Research and Extension Outreach in Northeast China

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

    the experts from the United States delivered professional presentations on climate change and crop ... productivity, corn and soybean breeding, soil amendments, bio-fertilization, and Extension outreach activities. ... they have established a long-term applied research project entitled “Tillage and Cropping Systems ...

  4. Active carbon and respiration tests can be used to assess soil organic matter dynamics

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/active-carbon-and-respiration-tests-can-be-used-assess-soil-organic-matter-dynamics

    activity and nutrient availability. The team collected more than 1000 soil samples from farmers’ fields and ... long-term cropping system trials across the United States and analyzed them for permanganate oxidizable ... respiration were more related with tillage, leguminous cover crops, and manure additions – practices that are ...

  5. Advanced Soil Health Systems Training for Indiana USDA-NRCS

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/advanced-soil-health-systems-training-indiana-usda-nrcs

    organized a field day on “Hands-on Soil Health” for farmers and two-day “Advanced Soil Health Systems” ... workshops for USDA-NRCS personnel in Indiana. The field day and workshops were held in Wenning Farms, ... (Field day), topics covered included: “What Insects where? Analysis of pit fall trap (insect trap) ...

  6. "Soil is meant to be covered..." Jim Hoorman Speaks about Cover Crops in Soil Health Series Live Streaming

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-meant-be-covered-jim-hoorman-speaks-about-cover-crops-soil-health-series-live-streaming

    Cover Crops. Jim Hoorman, Regional soil health specialist with the Northeast Region NRCS-Soil Health ... crop is designed for a special purpose. Legume cover crops, for instance, are typically used to produce ... homegrown nitrogen. Grass cover crops are used to increase soil organic matter, recycle excess nutrients, ...

  7. The Effects of Soil Conservation Practices on Selected Soil Health Indicators

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/effects-soil-conservation-practices-selected-soil-health-indicators

    selected soil health indicators and the subsequent corn yield in cover cropped hay, wheat and corn cropping ... considered. The field test cost per sample is approximately $40 less than the burst test however the digital color ... reader will increase one time costs for field testing by up to $900 (www.solvita.com). Accuracy of ...

  8. Avoiding Compaction

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/avoiding-compaction

    induced by agricultural machinery often affects soil properties and crop production. Axle load is the ...

  9. Soil, Water, and Bioenergy Resources Program hosts CRDF-sponsored visiting scholar from Ukraine, Sergiy Lavrenko

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/soil-water-and-bioenergy-resources-program-hosts-crdf-sponsored-visiting-scholar-ukraine-sergiy

    lab and field research and learned several new techniques to collect, process, and analyze biological, ...

  10. Soil Health Series- Episode 8 (Soil Compaction)

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/video/soil-health-series-episode-8-soil-compaction

    State University. They discuss “Soil Compaction"- how it affects crop production and soil ...

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