The OSU Soil Physics program provides information to help understand the soil, the
soil water balance, and the surface energy balance to help producers better manage
and conserve their land and water.
Soil Health & Fertility
Management practices for organic soil matter and no-till production systems to influence soil quality.
Understand how sample collections might impact the parameters of soil health assessments and how the parameters change as a function of management practices.
The calibration process for liquid solutions using water.
The basic concepts and benefits of soil water content and soil water thresholds for efficient irrigating practices.
It’s important to know and understand the pH of soils; not only for the crops grown, but also for the herbicides you plan to use and how they will react.
A basic explanation of what nitrogen-rich strips are, how to use them and what their benefits are.
Descriptions of the soil, forage and water tests from the OSU Soil, Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory team for the agricultural community.
The different metal concentrations in the soil throughout locations in Oklahoma and how they affect non-carcinogenic residential and industrial properties.