Soil erosionClimate-induced soil changes may cause more erosion and flash flooding

A new study predicts a climate-induced reduction in large soil pores, which may intensify the water cycle and contribute to more flash flooding and soil erosion by the end of the 21st century.

 

Hands Soil Roots ChannelsHow Did Farmer Brown Bring His Dying Land Back From the Brink?

Brown now runs a flourishing 5,000-acre ranch in North Dakota with his wife and their son, Paul, and has become a well-known champion of soil health in the bargain.

 

CovercropSoil Health Benchmark Study

Please share with Pennsylvania farmers who are managing the following types of farms: organic vegetables, conventional vegetables, no-till row crops, and grazing dairies.

Participation includes three subsidized comprehensive soil tests from the Cornell Soil Health Laboratory.

Cover crop test plots, radish used for biotillage Photo credit: Edwin Remsberg and USDA-SAREHealthy Soil Can Suppress Plant Pests, to a Point

A growing number of America’s farmers are using soil health management systems to improve the function of their growing medium.

 

 

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