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Extension and News Articles

Extension factsheets

Hoorman, J., Aziz, I., Reeder, R.C. and K.R. Islam (2011) Tillage effects on building or destroying soil organic matter. SAG-20-11. Ohio State University Extension.

Hoorman, J., Aziz, J., Reeder, R.C., Sundermeier, A. and K.R. Islam (2011) Soil Terminology and Definitions. SAG-17-11. Ohio State University Extension.

Hoorman, J. and K. R. Islam (2011) Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling. SAG-16-10. Ohio State University Extension.

Hoorman, J., Islam, K.R., Sundermeier, A., and R.C. Reeder (2009) Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till. SAG-11-09/AEX-540-09. Ohio State University Extension.

Hoorman, J., Islam, K.R., and Sundermeier, A. P. (2009) Crop Rotations with Cover Crops. SAG-9-09). Ohio State University Extension.

Islam K.R. and A. Sundermeier (2008) Soil quality test kit: A simple test for active organic matter as a measure of soil quality. SAG-4-08, OSU Extension, Columbus, Ohio.February 19, 2016 - Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere


Extension Articles

February 1, 2016 - At Least Four Good Reasons to Boost Soil Organic Matter

January 27, 2014 - Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based ECO-Farming

April 8, 2013 - Ohio State Tests Bioenergy Crops for Fuel, Combustion

June 8, 2013- Soil Health and Cover Crops


Magazine/Newspaper articles/e-news articles

Vinayak Shedekar, Rafiq Islam, Randall Reeder (2014) A farmer-friendly tool for predicting soil organic matter. Ohio Country Journal Article.

Pollock, C. M., Reeder, R. C., and Islam, K. R. 2008. New Trick helps show Value of Conservation Tillage. From the Ground Up, July 2008, (North Dakota).

Islam K.R. and S.R. Wright (2003) Soil quality matters. Nursery News. 18(1), January.

Islam, K. R. 2006. Vinegar dressing too hot for weeds. Farm Show 30: 25.