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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.

Soil sampling on a regular basis, nutrient management records and knowing crop removal rates are must-haves for a successful harvest. 

Alan Guebert weighs in on a University of Massachusetts study that revealed 24-46% of topsoil has been lost on intensely-farmed Midwestern land.

Tillage can be part of a holistic soil health management system, according to results of a study released by Pasa Sustainable Agriculture.

Ongoing soil degradation requires action. Many farmers are already making efforts to improve soil health, but everyone needs to be part of the solution.

The Pennsylvania Soil Health Coalition, founded by 15 partner organizations, will focus on farmer support, educational events and research projects.

What if we look at the harmful algal bloom problem as an infiltration issue instead of a runoff issue?