SHP News Releases

New PED Talks Video Series Digs into Soil Health
Tuesday, 29 October, 2019

New PED Talks Video Series Digs into Soil Health

A series of 10-to-15-minute, science-centered “PED Talks” on soil health has been posted on YouTube. Soil peds are aggregated particles of sand, silt, clay and organic matter. Like their namesake, PED Talks combine soil-related topics including explanations of soil health, how we can improve it, and the progress that’s being made to ensure we have the healthy soils necessary to feed, clothe and fuel the world in the future.

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Mesko To Lead SHP as Senior Director
Monday, 14 October, 2019

Mesko To Lead SHP as Senior Director

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is pleased to announce John Mesko as Senior Director of the organization. Mesko leads SHP leveraging a farmer-focused mission, a strong internal team and a growing community of collaboration.  

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Global Collaborative Launches OpenTEAM™, the First Open Source Technology Ecosystem In the World To Address Soil Health and Mitigate Climate Change
Friday, 02 August, 2019

Global Collaborative Launches OpenTEAM™, the First Open Source Technology Ecosystem In the World To Address Soil Health and Mitigate Climate Change

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment, together with founding collaborators Stonyfield Organic, the USDA's LandPKS project and Foundation for Food and Agriculture (FFAR), today announced the launch of OpenTEAM, the first open source technology ecosystem in the world to address soil health and mitigate climate change. OpenTEAM is projected to provide quantitative feedback on millions of acres of farmland by 2024.

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The Fertilizer Institute partners with SHP as a Data Supporter
Friday, 26 July, 2019

The Fertilizer Institute partners with SHP as a Data Supporter

To better enable the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) to fully leverage its unique data set, SHP established Data Supporters as a new sponsorship level. The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) recently joined this group of SHP supporters, providing funds to analyze data collected from our partner farms. 

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Tuesday, 04 June, 2019

Soil Health Partnership Joins Ecosystem Services Market Consortium as a Legacy Partner Member

 

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP)’s objective is to measure and communicate the economic and environmental benefits of different soil management strategies, and provide a set of regionally-specific, data‑driven recommendations to farmers. Partnerships with other data-driven organizations can help fully realize that goal, which is why SHP is joining the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) in order to advance the development of a market-based approach to promoting land stewardship and to create a market for farmers to benefit from the practices they implement on their land.

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