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.
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 the Cornell Soil Health Laboratory is temporarily closed.
Produced by the Soil Health Partnership, “The People of Soil Health” podcast will provide a direct connection into the network of soil health professionals who are focused on the on-farm economic and environmental benefits of soil health.
New research from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences shows organic soybean producers can be competitive using little or no tillage.
New York Soil Health research highlights video series: Peter Woodbury on mitigating greenhouse gases on the farm
As part of the New York Soil Health Researcher Highlights video series, Dr. Peter Woodbury talks about mitigating greenhouse gases on the farm, benefits of these practices and their effects on soil health, and research he is conducting on climate change.
Cornell scientist Jenny T. Kao-Kniffin in the School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences conducts research that centers on the role of soil microorganisms in impacting plant growth, physiology, and fitness.
As part of the New York Soil Health Researcher Highlights video series, Dr. Heidi Reed talks ‘planting green’ – a practice in which farmers plant large-seeded crops directly into a living cover crop.
[OFFER EXPIRED] The Cornell Small Farms Program is generously offering access to any two of their online courses through the end of April. They are taking registrations for up to two courses, and will end this free offer at noon on Friday, March 27, 2020.
The 2020 Symposium is being POSTPONED and will not be held in April.