The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface

The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface

In this weekly series, farmers, industry, and academic experts will weigh in on practical steps to improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability.

Does It Pay to Improve Soil Health on Your Farm?

Panel discussion with farmers Nathan Brown (Highland County), Matt Falb (Wayne County) and Les Seiler (Fulton County). 

 

What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You?

Steve Culman, Ohio State University, School of Environment and Natural Resources. Download a copy of the slides here.

 

Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield?

Jordon Wade, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Download a copy of the slides here.

 

Cover Crop Management

Hans Kok, Indiana Conservation Cropping Systems.

 

Compaction Solutions

Scott Shearer, Ohio State University,  Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

 

Using Research and Data to Improve Soil Health on Your Farm

Steve Culman and  Elizabeth Hawkins, Ohio State University Extension. Download a copy of the slides here.

 

What's the Return on Investing in Soil Health?

Rick Clark, Green America.

 

Programs and Funding to Support Soil Health

Eric Schwab, NRCS; Mike Thompson, Indigo Ag; and Terry Mescher, H2Ohio.