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.
NYSH Researcher Highlight: Steve Gabriel on Agroforestry
As part of the New York Soil Health Researcher Highlights video series, Steve Gabriel talks about agroforestry (namely silvopasture), how it relates to soil health, and what scientists and farmers are currently doing to innovate the practice.
NY Soil Health News
Steve Gabriel talks about agroforestry (namely silvopasture), how it relates to soil health, and what scientists and farmers are currently doing to innovate the practice.
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.
Enjoy this presentation by New York Soil Health co-PI Harold van Es at a soil health policy forum in Washington, DC that was co-organized by Resources for the Future and Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.
Soil Health News
- Cornell Soil Health Lab News 01/15/2020
17-19 JAN 2020
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY) will hold their annual Organic Farming & Gardening Conference at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY.
12 Feb 2020
Join this Soil Health Workshop in Ontario County organized by Soil Health Specialist Tucker Kautz with Ontario County Soil & Water Conservation District.
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Healthy soils = resilience and increased profits
Healthy soils = plant disease suppression
Healthy soils = improved water infiltration
Healthy soils = protection from erosion