Soil Nutrition

New edition of cover crop field guide released

Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), composed of representatives from 12 Midwest states and... more »

Ohio Vineyard Soil Management webinar set for Nov. 17

Soils are the unsung hero of viticulture, providing the nutrition and water required to produce high quality fruit and healthy vegetation each year. However, its management is often one of the most misunderstood aspects of... more »

Grant funding available for California Healthy Soils Program

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting applications for its Healthy Soils Program. The program incentivizes implementation and demonstration of on-farm soil health practices that sequester carbon, reduce greenhouse gases and improve... more »

Soil health assessment tool now available for Michigan growers

A Michigan Soil Health Progress Report developed by Michigan State University Extension educators is now available for farmers, agribusinesses, agency personal and crop advisors to assist in assessing and tracking soil health on their farms. [caption... more »

Washington State University releases roadmap for Soil Health Initiative

A 124-page "roadmap that outlines current challenges and pathways to help maintain healthy soils as an agricultural and environmental resource has been released. Washington Soil Health Initiative, recently funded with a $2.1 million annual allocation... more »

PhycoTerra approved for use in residue management

Heliae Agriculture, an algal tech company specializing in regenerative agriculture solutions, announced Oct. 26 that its flagship product, PhycoTerra soil microbial food, has received a label expansion in the U.S. for postharvest residue management use.... more »

CDFA awards $4.14M for research to improve nutrient management

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program is announced on Oct. 25 $4.14 million in grant funding to agricultural organizations and universities. The funding includes $3 million for the University... more »

Applications open for Colorado Soil Health Advisory Committee

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the Department and the Commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program.... more »

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