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  1. Transitioning to organic? A three-year project studies the effects of different transitional strategies

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/transitioning-organic-three-year-project

    factors and, overall, the soil food web. Using a mix of perennial hay during the transition was most ... maintaining the soil food web in a biologically-active state during the cold early spring months in northern ... important factors of future production, such as soil-borne pathogens, soil fertility, and soil structure. In ...

  2. Tips for Using Microbial-based Products

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/april-27-2020-1155am/tips-using-microbial-based-products

    biodiversity vegetable production specialty crops soils soil amendments research product trials ...

  3. Videos on Soil Health and Management Topics

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    Specialist Enhancing Mycorrhizae And Metarhizium Fungus Jim Hoorman, USDA-NRCS, Soil Health Specialist What ... Management Practices Most Influence Soil Health In Corn Production?   Dr. Christine Sprunger, OSU Assistant ... Why Do So Many Farmers Practice 'Soil Balancing' Despite The Lack Of Scientific Evidence? ...

  4. Online Tool Examines Organic Strategies for Weed Management

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    draining soils, frequent cultivation may lead to soil compaction and drainage problems, or field conditions ... showing the predicted impacts over time across diverse objectives (weed seedbank, costs, soil health, ...

  5. Two-Day Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

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    Organic growers know the importance of quality compost for improving farm yields and soil health. ...

  6. Reverse Field Tour Engages Stakeholders in Soil Health Research

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    Stakeholders played a key role in the reverse field tour held on soil balancinglast month at the ... a USDA NIFA funded project to advance understanding of soil balancing methods and outcomes.  Read more... ... Soil balancing ...

  7. Changes to the Ohio Specialty Crop Registry

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    alongside following the label.  Applicators who use the program may want to document when they used the ...

  8. New Study Seeks to Document Organic Dairy Herd Health Practices

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    Documenting experiences from organic dairy farmers and herd health professionals Optimizing animal ...

  9. Organic Weed Control Case Studies

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    included. https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/CAES/DOCUMENTS/Publications/Bulletins/b1021pdf.pdf?la=en Excellence ... http://www.mofga.org/Portals/2/Fact%20Sheets/FS%2020%20Zone%20Tillage%20Web.pdf Ridge Tillage at Hackmatack Farm                ... http://www.mofga.org/Portals/2/Fact%20Sheets/FS%2021%20Ridge%20Tillage%20WEB.pdf To each their own: case studies of four successful, small-scale organic vegetable farmers with ...

  10. Ohio State Extension Fact Sheets on Organic Farming

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    Soil Disinfestation for Management of Soilborne Diseases in Midwestern Vegetable Production HYG-3315 ... https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18 Soil Management Ohio Soil Health Card SAG-1 https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-1 Soil Quality ... Test Kit SAG-4 https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-4 Soil Terminology and Definitions SAG-19 ...

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