New York Soil Health for Healthy Food, Profitable Farms, and Protection of Natural Resources
Interest in soil health practices such as reducing tillage, planting winter cover crops, and using compost amendments has expanded greatly in recent years, yet constraints 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 constraints.
NY Soil Health News
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.read more
Cedric Mason, New York Soil Health research support specialist, will be presenting at “Connecting Food, Farms, Soil and Climate: Strengthening Community While Ensuring a Livable Planet”.read more
To help clarify exactly what costs and benefits farmers in New York experience when using soil health-enhancing practices, New York Soil Health conducted a state-wide survey during the winter of 2017-18.read more
Soil Health News
19 Nov 2018
Join us on the Cornell University campus for a seminar on “Cover crops for enhancing soil health in vegetable production,” by Cornell professor of horticulture Thomas Björkman.
15-16 Nov 2018
- Jan Elise Storm, Agriculture Liason, Citizens’ Climate Lobby
- Cedric Mason, Research Support Specialist, New York Soil Health
- Brian Steinmuller, Assistant Director, NYS Climate Resilient Farming Program
- Jesse Tolz, Marketing and Logistics Manager, Field Goods
- Susan Hereth, Education Director, Kingston YMCA Farm Project
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