A new collaborative New York City-based project on improving urban soils has been awarded grant funding from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).
American Farmland Trust and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced the launch of the Genesee River Demonstration Farms Network.
New York Soil Health worked with Empire Farm Days organizers to promote soil health at the 2019 event.
Cornell professor and New York Soil Health collaborator Johannes Lehmann organized a workshop on the Cornell campus with researchers, policymakers and industry representatives to discuss how using pyrolysis technology can help New York reach its climate goals.
The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, legislation that sets the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 85 percent by 2050, was signed on July 18, 2019, by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The New York Soil Health Trailer will be at the August 6-8, 2019 Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls, N.Y., as part of its summer tour across the Northeast to educate viewers on soil compaction in regional pasture soils.
Cornell Soil Health Lab, and lab manager Kirsten Kurtz, are featured in this video from Homestead Brooklyn’s “Plant One On Me” youtube series.
Recent New York soil health headlines you may have missed.
The Soil Health Institute (SHI) has released PROGRESS REPORT: Adoption of Soil Health Systems Based on Data from the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture. The analysis includes a state-by-state breakdown of both cover crops and no-till production.