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  1. 2020 Soil Health Survey Across Ohio Farms 

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/farm-research/2020-soil-health-survey-across-ohio-farms%C2%A0

    As part of the 2020 eFields on-farm research project, soil health values and management data were ... collected from multiple trials and research activities. We looked at the data to better understand how soil ... health values are influenced by... soil type and CEC sampling depth past management practices such as ...

  2. Managing Forage Stands Damaged by Fall Armyworm

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/managing-forage-stands-damaged-fall-armyworm

    fields. Base the application rate on a recent soil test. A sufficient nutrient supply will help the crop ...

  3. Carrie Brown

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/carrie-brown

    topics to teach include sustainable agriculture, soil health, invasive weed management, native plants, ...

  4. Home

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/home

    understand. Cost-Effective. Long term improvements in water management, nutrient cycles, and soil food webs ... Soil Health is… Holistic.  S oil health considers chemical, physical, and biological properties, ... which are interrelated and equally important. Feeding the soil, not the plant. Sustainable agricultural ...

  5. Member Resources and Information

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/member-resources-and-information

    Achievement Form (pdf) Word   or  pdf   For 4-H members ages 8-13 as of January 1, 2021 to complete.  This ...

  6. Erosion Control

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

    Overview The top 6-8" of soil (or topsoil) is uniquely able to support plant and microbial ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ... lighter ones, will keep soil aggregates intact to slow the breakdown of organic matter and help prevent ...

  7. Soil Testing

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    visit  http://www.rs.uky.edu/soil/forms/pricelist.pdf or call our office. For information on collecting ... Soil Testing Laboratory that allows us to work with Fairfield County residents and farmers to service ... all soil nutrient testing needs. We have the soil bags, input forms and instructions available through ...

  8. Biological Activity

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

    create biodiversity. A biologically active soil supports natural soil food webs and the interactions that support ... Overview Biologial activity in your soil helps to add organic matter, cycle nutrients, and ... a resilient and healthy soil. Read more:  Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling For increased ...

  9. Steps to Speed Up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    value much in that very mature forage. Before cutting though, keep in mind that the soil should be firm ... then once the soil has dried a bit the crop can be spread out with the tedder. Tedding twice may ...

  10. OFGC Summer Forage Field Days- Crawford County

    https://forages.osu.edu/events/ofgc-summer-forage-field-days-crawford-county

    soil with multi-species grazing. August 28th Licking and Knox Counties (11am- 3 pm) Longhorn cattle ...

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