Bacteria in humans are recognized for the role they play in helping to fend off against disease, but new research shows that plants can benefit from this too.
Recent soil health headlines you may have missed.
These are upcoming soil health events of interest taking place in New York State and nationally.
On October 16-17, a planning committee coordinated by the Soil Health Institute will host a national conference in Silver Spring, Maryland, to identify opportunities to bridge soil health and human health.
David Montgomery kicked off the 54th Nobel Conference, Living Soil: A Universe Underfoote with a lecture on conservation agriculture, encouraging the three pillars of soil conservation: ditch the plow, cover up, and boost diversity.
Cedric Mason, research support specialist with New York Soil Health, gave a Soil and Crop Sciences Section seminar about the results of the soil health survey given to farmers this year.
The newly launched project “Stories from the Soil” is sharing an educational series on soil health management.
American Farmland Trust, a collaborator on the New York Soil Health initiative, announced the selection of 20 participants in their new “Practical Soil Health Specialists” training program.