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  1. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/menu-position/5/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ... is some chicken wire, water, a glass jar, and a dry clump of soil.  When you immerse the clump of ... soil in the jar of water, the longer it holds together, the better the soil structure to resist ...

  2. Using the Slake Test to Determine Soil Crusting

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/using-slake-test-determine-soil-crusting

    An easy to use test can be done to predict potential soil crusting on farm fields.  All you need ... is some chicken wire, water, a glass jar, and a dry clump of soil.  When you immerse the clump of ... soil in the jar of water, the longer it holds together, the better the soil structure to resist ...

  3. Soil Health Management Resources

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

    Below are free online resources on various soil health management topics.  Runoff and Erosion ... SHEET) Grassed Waterways  (FACT SHEET) Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality  (FACT ... Water Control Structures  (FACT SHEET) Avoiding Compaction  (FACT SHEET) Soil Structure Avoiding ...

  4. Making research available to build healthy soils

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

    a comprehensive soil health assessment test for Ohio that will help farmers test their soils and make important ... Healthy Soil Healthy Environment is a new Ohio State University Extension signature program that ... will create a soil health education and outreach network comprised of Ohio State researchers and OSU ...

  5. LIVESTREAM: Soil Health Series- Making sense of Soil Health Testing

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/events/livestream-soil-health-series-making-sense-soil-health-testing

    Dr. Steve Culman will be the featured guest with the topic “MAKING SENSE OF SOIL HEALTH TESTING ... soil health tests, and understanding how long-term management strategies can build organic matter and ... soil productivity. We engage and work collaboratively with farmers, crop consultants, and educators on ...

  6. Can Soil Microbes Slow Climate Change?

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/can-soil-microbes-slow-climate-change

    details on benefits of improving soil microbiome. We highly recommend that you read the full article at:  ... He reocmmends that "to tip the soil’s fungal-to-bacterial ratio strongly toward the ... fungi". "As the ratio of fungi to bacteria increases, the soil biome becomes more efficient in utilizing ...

  7. Midwest Director of Freshwater Policy

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/605

    staff in a highly networked approach across the Midwest and North America to assess and prioritize the ... partners/stakeholders at all necessary levels. The Director serves as a point of contact to help inform the public, ... activity to increase the level of financial support for TNC projects and priorities. The Director ...

  8. Restoration Ecologist

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/705

    fashion. Experience in soil sciences, including sampling, analysis, and best management practices ... in analyzing, interpreting and synthesizing a variety of data including soil surveys, topographic ...

  9. Ecological Restoration Crew Member

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/635

    the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto ... infrequent supervision. Works as part of a team and does not supervise staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High ... physical work. Experience working in a team environment. Valid driver’s license DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS High ...

  10. O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree- How Sustainable Are Thy Branches?

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/o-christmas-tree-o-christmas-tree-how-sustainable-are-thy-branches

    sustainability trade-offs between real and artificial Christmas trees. Mr. Blake Rafeld (former president of the ... trade-offs between real vs. fake trees. Dr. Elizabeth Toman will present a life cycle analysis of real and ... trees at Christmas 8:50 a.m.    Elizabeth Myers Toman, PhD will present a life cycle analysis of real ...

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