A soil scientist whose research led to improved food production and a better understanding of how atmospheric carbon can be held in the soil to help combat climate change was named this year’s recipient of the World Food Prize.
As of 6/17/20 The Cornell Soil Health Laboratory has re-opened and can receive soil health samples.
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.
A research team including current and former ecologists from Colorado State University said soil biodiversity should be incorporated into the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals – which include zero hunger, sustainable cities and communities, and life on land.
Farms Under Threat is American Farmland Trust’s multi-year initiative to document the status of and threats to America’s agricultural land while at the same time offering policy solutions to save that land.
The Soil Health Institute in 2019 embarked on one of the largest projects to learn about the best ways to quantify soil health.