The New York State Interagency Soil Health Working Group, New York Soil Health Initiative, and Empire Farm Days have announced the Soil Health Center keynote speakers for the 2019 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, N.Y on August 6-8.
Wolfe, saying farmers need support from Washington, advocated for investments to provide longer-term seasonal climate forecasts, create new environmental monitoring systems linked with data analytics for field-level management, and expand adoption of soil health practices.
This recent story in the Guardian reports on how farmers across the world are ditching their plows to protect ecosystems – and it’s working.
Report identifies changes in land and sea use as the most significant direct driver of changes in nature.
Dirt is dead, but soil is alive!
Grist magazine published an excellent cover story on the theme of soil health, especially the efforts taking place in New York, including the New York Soil Health Roadmap.
Locally Sourced Science, a radio show and podcast, recently interviewed Joe Amsili with the Cornell Soil Health Lab.
Aaron Ristow shares five tips from the field to help guide farmers to develop sound farming practices.
Recent soil health headlines you may have missed.