American Farmland Trust is seeking a full-time New York Agricultural Stewardship Coordinator to support and grow programs in New York state that assist farmers transitioning to or increasing adoption of regenerative farming practices.
A new chapter on soil health testing was co-authored by Kavya Krishnan, a Tata-Cornell Institute (TCI) scholar studying crop and soil sciences and members of the Cornell Soil Health Lab.
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A multi-disciplinary research team is taking a closer look at dual uses of Kernza (a perennial grain) to increase profitability. Matt Ryan, New York Soil Health co-PI, leads a subcontract on the grant looking at improving the sustainability of cropping systems.
This first preview of the New York State Soil Health Characterization Report focuses on the effects of soil texture on biological and physical soil health parameters. Stay tuned for the full technical report, titled “New York State Soil Health Characterization Report”, which will be published soon.
Please visit the Cornell Small Farms Program resource page which is being consistently updated as new information and resources are available. There you will find ideas on taking care of yourself, your farms, and your communities.