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  1. Soil Type & History

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/soil-type-history

    NRCS Web Soil Survey. The US Department of Agriculture provides descriptions of specific soil series, ... The Ohio landscape includes a variety of soil types, natural history, and climatic factors which ... contribute to your soil’s inherent properties. Your soil parentage and recent land use history are important ...

  2. Soil Health Assessment 1

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/node/137

    live or farm, visit the NRCS Web Soil Survey. Soil Properties Soil Health encompasses physical, ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil quality and health for ... generations, recent efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present ...

  3. Commercial Soil Testing

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

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/sites/soilhealth/files/imce/WhitePapers/Soil%20Aggregate%20Stability.pdf Soil Sampling for Contaminant Testing (for homeowners) Ohio State's Damaged Soil ... When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ... site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. A standard soil test will provide information on your soil ...

  4. Know Your Plant Requirements

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/know-your-plant-requirements

    To make the best decisions for planting and soil health management you should be knowledgeable about ... your plant requirements and your soils’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of ... Extension Publications Store Visit this store to purchase print or pdf copies of these publications Ohio ...

  5. Soil Health Properties

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/soil-health-properties

    Soil Health encompasses physical, biological, and chemical properties of soil. Common assessment ... methods in each of these areas will help you make sense of what types of information soil tests can ... provide. Coming soon: Read an overview of chemical, biological, and physical properties tied to soil ...

  6. Soil Health Assessment

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

    Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil quality and health for ... generations, recent efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present ... information on soil health measurements or indicators, how these assessments are done, and what they can tell ...

  7. Soil Health Assessment 2

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/node/138

    Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil quality and health for ... generations, recent efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present ... information on soil health measurements and indicators, how these assessments are done, and what they can tell ...

  8. Ohio State soil scientist awarded World Food Prize

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize

    the globe that not only restore degraded soil but also reduce global warming. Read more at  ... https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize. ...

  9. Dr. Jeffory Hattey

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/people/dr-jeffory-hattey

    Dr. Jeffory Hattey Professor of Soil Science 614-292-4328 hattey.3@osu.edu ...

  10. About Us

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/about-us

    Soil health is a critical impact for many areas of agronomy, horticulture, and natural resources, ... well. This site will primarily focus on soils as a growing medium. Below are a list of Ohio State ... Concerns Soil health is the key to water and nutrient availability in an agricultural field setting. ...

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