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Bringing This Chapter to a Close: An Open Letter to the Agriculture Community

As you may or may not have heard, Soil Health Partnership – a project of the National Corn Growers Association – will close its doors on May 28, 2021. SHP has accomplished its original mission of determining the economic and environmental impact of conservation practices and communicating the importance of soil health to farmers and […]

Nebraska Farmer Diversifies for the Future

Angela Knuth’s journey to improved soil health began back in 2005 when she and her husband Kerry made the move to no-till on their Mead, Neb. farm. As third-generation farmers hoping to pass on what they’ve built to the fourth generation, Angela and Kerry are motivated by a desire to leave the land in the […]

New Article Highlights Variation in Soil Health Indicators Over Space and Time

Through collaboration between SHP and Utah State University, a new academic article was published in the June 2021 issue of Soil Security. This scholarly journal publishes original research in soil science and the article focuses on how SHP helps build soil security by supporting the adoption of soil health-promoting practices and monitoring and assessing soil […]

A Whole-Systems Approach to Farming

This blog was guest authored by Kris Johnson of The Nature Conservancy and Clare Lindahl of the Soil and Water Conservation Society.   Science tells us that moving toward a regenerative agriculture system by improving nutrient management and rebuilding soil health in farm fields can deliver dramatic productivity benefits for farmers, while also delivering a […]


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Latest Episode: The Legacy of SHP

Host John Mesko shares his final thoughts on SHP's impact.

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Latest Session: Yield Data & Its Impact on Soil Health Research

SHP team members Keith Byerly and Jacob Ness share how SHP uses yield data to support soil health research.

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