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May 25, 2021
In this final episode of The People of Soil Health podcast, host and SHP Senior Director John Mesko reflects on the legacy of Soil Health Partnership, the people who have made our work possible and how the organization’s impact will live on for many years to come.Go to resource >
May 20, 2021
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 […]Go to resource >
May 18, 2021
Trey Hill, who owns and operates Harborview Farms in partnership with his father, is no stranger to conservation agriculture. “I’m a Midwestern farm trapped in Maryland, I would like to say. We till a little over 10,000 acres. We grow corn, soybeans, wheat, and some barley for malting purposes,” he explained on The People of […]Go to resource >
May 13, 2021
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 […]Go to resource >
May 11, 2021
Heading back to the family farm wasn’t exactly where Chris Gaesser thought he would end up. “My original plan wasn’t to farm,” he said. “I trained to be an agronomist. I got out of school and I got a job in the industry. I learned a lot and I gained a lot of great knowledge, […]Go to resource >
May 6, 2021
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 […]Go to resource >
May 4, 2021
Founded in 1983 by Dr. Ray Ward and his wife, Jolene, Ward Laboratories has worked closely with SHP over the years to facilitate soil testing and analysis for SHP farmers. Nick Ward, the company’s president, joins host John Mesko on this episode of The People of Soil Health to explain what goes on behind the […]Go to resource >
April 30, 2021
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 […]Go to resource >
April 22, 2021
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 […]Go to resource >
April 20, 2021
Ken Rosenow, alongside his family, is the sixth generation to operate his farm – continuing a legacy that started before the Civil War. While he’s proud of his farming history, Ken is also committed to evolving for the future. That’s one of the reasons why, in 2017, he joined SHP to further his cover crop efforts. […]Go to resource >
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