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Precision ag/Data
Soil Sessions

Fall Preparations for Harvest Success

September 29, 2020

Join Keith Byerly, Field Team Director – West, as he discusses preparing for a successful harvest. During this webinar we will discuss how to accurately collect data and put it into storage for the future, including: A step-by-step process for setting up your yield monitor Special considerations for crops that will not feed well into […]

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SHP team

SHP Welcomes Dr. Lin Liu as UMN Postdoc

September 24, 2020

Dr. Lin Liu recently began working with the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) team through her role as a Postdoctoral Associate at the GEMS Informatics Center at the University of Minnesota (UMN). As part of this unique collaboration between SHP and UMN, she will be working with colleagues to analyze soil health data and disseminate knowledge […]

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Soil science

3 Questions About Harvest Yield Monitors

September 24, 2020

One of the most challenging aspects of farming is that, unlike other areas of life, there’s rarely an in-the-moment chance at a do-over. When the weather is right, it’s time to roll. Planting. Harvest. You only get to do it once under that exact timing, with those exact conditions. That means, when it comes to […]

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Cover crops, Industry partnerships

13. Darrick Steen, SHP Teaches Soil Science

September 22, 2020

Darrick Steen, Director of Environmental Programs for Missouri Soybean and Missouri Corn, says his pathway to an interest in soil health starts with a turkey farm and a father involved in state politics. He grew up watching heated political and regulatory debates around animal agriculture and the environment. Eventually, he found his way to soil […]

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Cover crops, Industry partnerships, Wheat

SHP Explores Wheat’s Role in Soil Health

September 17, 2020

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

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Cover crops, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 3 – Virtual Field Day from Minnesota

September 11, 2020

Learn more about growing wheat and other cover crops for soil health from Minnesota farmers Glenn Hjelle and Trinity Creek Ranch. Additionally, SHP Field Manager Anna Teeter talks with Missy Carlson from Minnesota Wheat about what she’s seeing around the state and all Wheat Week farmer guests join us for a Q&A session..

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Cover crops, Soil science, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 2 – Virtual Field Day from Kansas

September 11, 2020

Learn more about growing wheat for soil health from Kansas farmers Justin Knopf and Mike Jordan. Additionally, SHP Field Manager Keith Byerly demonstrates two easy ways to evaluate soil health and Jay Wiseby from Kansas State Extension shares observations from the 2019 wheat growing season and predictions for 2020.

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Cover crops, Wheat
Videos

Wheat Week Session 1 – The Wheat Industry’s Perspective on Soil Health

September 11, 2020

Join SHP Senior Director John Mesko, as he sits down with representatives from across the wheat industry to discuss why and how their organizations are investing in soil health and sustainability.

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SHP team

Have A Soil Health Question? Start Here!

September 10, 2020

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 […]

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Cover crops, Grazing, Industry partnerships

12. Kent Solberg, Crop Diversity & Soil

September 8, 2020

Kent Solberg is a livestock and grazing specialist for the Sustainable Farming Association, as well as a field consultant for Understanding Ag, and a farmer. He is interested in the ability of well-managed soil to transform farms, families, and even communities. He believes diversity is key. “We’re focusing on these key principles of soil health: […]

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