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  1. Introduction to Soils & Tree Selection

    https://butler.osu.edu/events/introduction-soils-tree-selection

    FREE and Open to the Public For registration information, please click here. ...

  2. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ... anticipating farm equipment actions on the roadway will help decrease the risk of collisions.  When approaching ...

  3. Soil Health Properties

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

    methods in each of these areas will help you make sense of what types of information soil tests can ... a commercial soil testing laboratory? Does the lab you normally use offer any soil health analyses? Lab-based ... measurements are generally more reliable and reproducible than field-based measurements. Soil health testing ...

  4. Soil Health Assessment 1

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

    make sense of what types of information soil tests can provide. Chemical   |  Biological    |   ... Physical    (these 3 links do not work yet; click on them at your own peril.) Commercial Soil Testing We ... recommend a commercial soil test for any new field or site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. ...

  5. Soil Health Assessment

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

    areas will help you make sense of what types of information soil tests can provide. Commer cial Soil ... Testing We recommend 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 pH, cation exchange capacity, and the ...

  6. Study Looks at Soil Health Perceptions in the Agricultural Community

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/study-looks-soil-health-perceptions-agricultural-community-0

    do farmers find current soil health tests? Read about the study's key takeaways here. ... How do you define "soil health"? How does that compare to the ways others might define ... took a closer look at how the agricultural community perceives and accesses soil health. Results of the ...

  7. Soil Organic Matter

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-organic-matter

    Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numberous related benefits to soil health. ... enhances your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress during both dry and wet ... periods provides better conditions and a food source for soil biota, leading to improved biodiversity; ...

  8. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    can be a very dangerous chore due to many risk factors-- steep topography, operating along roadways, ...

  9. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    tripping hazards and cluttered areas to decrease the risk of injury. Fences, gates, alleyways, and panels ... you know livestock can hear sounds and pitches that humans cannot? Loud noises scare animals and high ...

  10. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ... require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ...

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