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SHP Explores Wheat’s Role in Soil Health

SHP’s Wheat Week – held September 8-10 – consisted of three consecutive days of virtual events exploring wheat’s role in soil health.

Have a soil health question? Start here!

It’s only normal that questions about soil health will pop up from time-to-time. Questions like: How do I get started with cover crops? What’s the best way to talk to my landowner about conservation practices? What’s it like to use UAVs to check my crops? How can I incorporate grazing into my operation? Well, lucky […]

Planning for Harvest: Utilizing Cover Crops as Forages

Harvest is approaching quickly and, with that, many people are thinking about getting cover crops seeded, if they haven’t already. As you plan for your cover crop, think about what your goals are. Do you plan on harvesting those cover crops for stored forages? Will you have livestock grazing the cover crop? Regardless of which […]

Have armyworms marched into your fields?

Scouting for insect pests is critical for effective pest management. Throughout the growing season there are many different insect pests that farmers should be on the lookout for. Japanese Beetle, Corn Rootworm and Western Bean Cutworm are examples of some of the pests that are consistently detected above threshold levels across the Midwest. Some insect […]


Latest Episode: Farmer Adoption of Best Soil Health Practices is Key

Host, John Mesko, talks with Wayne Honeycutt of the Soil Health Institute.

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Soil Sessions
Latest Session: SHP Field Insights

SHP team members Dustin Brucker, Jim Isermann and Kristin Poley share updates on what they've observed in SHP field trials in the last 6-8 months.

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Farmer Profiles


September 8-10, 2020

SHP Wheat Week


September 29, 2020

Soil Sessions: Yield Data Collection

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