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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 […]

Indiana Farmers Believe in Responsibility to Learn and Share Cover Crop Experiences

Ryan and Carrie Sanders are the owners of Grains and Greens Family Farm, located in Angola, Ind. As the parents of two boys and farmers passionate about sustainability, they are often thinking about the legacy they will leave behind – and that includes soil health. “If we’re not taking care of the soil now, what’s it […]

Don’t be Afraid to Customize Your Soil Health Strategy

When we talk about soil health at SHP, we often talk about how important it is to find a strategy that fits your farm. That’s especially true when you think about how varied soil types and weather conditions can be. Sure, that’s obvious when you start comparing different states – California vs. Maryland or Florida […]


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Latest Episode: Diversification & Innovation Key at Trinity Creek Ranch.

Host, John Mesko, talks with SHP Farmer, Mikayla Tabert.

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Soil Sessions
Latest Session: Nutrient Management

SHP team member Lisa Kubik and Dr. Sally Flis if The Fertilizer Institute share farmer experiences with nutrient management approaches.

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Farmer Profiles

Jason Lay looks at cover crop

January 19, 2021 | 10:00 am CST

The Economics of Conservation Practices

This Soil Sessions webinar will be co-hosted by Dr. Maria Bowman, SHP Lead Scientist, and Vincent Gauthier, Research Analyst with Environmental Defense Fund, as they share findings from a new report looking at the economic impacts of various conservation practices.

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