New York Soil Health

New York State’s hub for soil health-related networking, research, education, and outreach
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New York Soil Health for Healthy Food, Profitable Farms, and Protection of Natural Resources

Interest in soil health practices such as reducing tillage, planting cover crops, and using organic amendments has expanded greatly in recent years, yet barriers to adoption persist. Our project facilitates collaboration among the many on-going efforts across the state to implement research, outreach, and policy solutions to address these barriers to adoption.


We are pleased to announce the publication of the New York Soil Health Roadmap. It has been over a year in the making, with dozens of contributors. 


The executive summary is now available at

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Video recordings and materials from the 2018 New York Soil Health Summit.

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Featured Videos: A selection of videos covering soil health principles, soil health economics, cover crops, and more.

NY Soil Health News

NY Soil Health Trailer to Visit Empire Farm Days

The New York Soil Health Trailer will be at the August 6-8, 2019 Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls, N.Y., as part of its summer tour across the Northeast to educate viewers on soil compaction in regional pasture soils.

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Upcoming Events

25-26 July 2019

The 2019 theme “Health and Resiliency from Soil to Table” will cover the importance of grazing livestock with a Soil to Table perspective. National speakers to include Dr. Elaine Ingham, microbiologist and soil biology researcher and founder of Soil Foodweb Inc.

6-8 AUG 2019

The center features soil health experts, themed farmer panels, extensive cover crop demonstration plots, information, raffles, and more.

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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