Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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A group of Pennsylvania ag and environmental groups and an underwear company want you to test your soil health this June by soiling your undies.

In 2020, The Nature Conservancy launched the Farmer Advocates for Conservation program. Through the program, farmers using conservation practices learn how to talk about the benefits they see from them, and encourage other farmers to give them a try.

Improving soil health is important and has many benefits. Regular checkups can provide information on how management practices are affecting soil health.

When Ron Snyder makes management decisions for his Wood County farm, he's trying to promote the biological activity within the soil.

Researchers at Ohio State University and Kent State University are working on the Stark Soil Health Initiative, a project seeking to understand how farm management affects soil health and carbon storage on small farms in Ohio.

Carroll SWCD offers discounts on all of its equipment to give producers an opportunity to see the benefits of practices that promote soil health.

Dirt or soil is one of the most profound, complex, diverse and arguably important things on earth. Soil is the DNA of life. 

Farmers and representatives from ag and conservation groups met for a tour of Woodlyn Acres Farm Aug. 16, focusing on organic farming and soil health.

Learn more about nutrient removal rates and approaches that can be used to maintain and build adequate field fertility and calculate fertilizer needs.

The Scioto watershed is the second highest for phosphorus and nitrogen loads in Ohio. The American Farmland Trust hopes to get that area next in line for H2Ohio funding and other assistance to address water quality issues connected to farmland.