Dave Wolfe, New York Soil Health co-PI, representing at Albany Soil Health Round Table in February.
As part of the New York Soil Health Researcher Highlights video series, Laurie Drinkwater talks about agroecology, organic matter, and current research on using different cover crop species to manage organic matter fractions in the soil.
In January the Practical Soil Health Specialist Training Program completed their final session. Congratulations to all participants! The specialists will now take their training to the field and work with farmers across New York State.
When carbon is added to the soil, it helps the soil retain nutrients, but it can repress plant-microbe communication by up to 70%, according to new research published Jan. 29 in Science Advances.
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.
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.