Pennsylvania: Fall Is the Perfect Time for Soil Sampling Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
Routine soil testing is the foundation of any successful soil fertility program. Without knowing the nutrient levels and soil pH in your crop fields, it is impossible to manage nutrients […]

Minnesota: When It Rains, It Pours: How Heavy Rainfall Can Lead to Nutrient Loss Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
From May to July of this year, 13 inches of rain fell at the Northwest Research & Outreach Center in Crookston — about 3.5 inches greater than the 30-year average. […]

Nebraska: Survey Shows Range of Cover Crop Benefits as Acreage Expands Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Despite the crippling rainfall that significantly delayed planting across much of the country in 2019, more than 90% of farmers participating in a national cover crop survey reported that cover […]

Alabama: Understanding Pathways of Soil Phosphorus Loss Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Educating ourselves about how phosphorus enters water bodies is important for agroecosystem management. Learn about phosphorus loss pathways from phosphorus-enriched soils. Phosphorus (P) is one of the primary nutrients essential […]

California Almonds: Impacts of Soil Variability on Tree Performance Jul 10, 2017

🕔Jul 10, 2017
Many people are aware that soil types play a significant role with tree vigor and productivity, as well as affect management decisions relating to irrigation, pre-plant fumigation, fertigation practices, etc. […]

Soil Health: If it’s Good for Farmers, It’s Good for the Environment – DTN May 19, 2017

🕔May 19, 2017
The Soil Health Institute unveiled its action plan on Thursday for advancing soil health in research, policy and on-farm practices.   The institute — created by the Oklahoma-based Samuel Roberts […]

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN Mar 23, 2017

🕔Mar 23, 2017
Research and promotion of soil health and cover crops got a major boost Wednesday as the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced a […]

North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN Mar 21, 2017

🕔Mar 21, 2017
Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover […]

Flint on Crops: The Soil Needs Some Consideration Too – Commentary Feb 27, 2017

🕔Feb 27, 2017
This is the time of year when we go to meetings where people talk about weeds and herbicides, insects and insecticides, diseases and their remedies and more. Most of the […]

Iowa: Soil Health Conference, Ames, Feb. 16-17 Dec 16, 2016

🕔Dec 16, 2016
Leaving crop residue on the soil surface improves nutrient cycling and, ultimately, soil quality that will increase and sustain soil productivity. Through conservation practices that include balanced residue management and […]

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