World Soil Day 2013

World Soil Day is Dec. 5, 2013. While farmers should be managing their soils every day of the year, today is a day to think about soil health and make a plan to help keep your soil healthy. From conservation efforts to erosion reduction to improving organic matter, there are many things farmers can do to encourage healthy soil. Take a look at some of our best soil health articles below!

  • Soil health stories

    • Sep 5, 2013
      Corn and Soybean Digest

      Strip-till benefits 1

      Gary Nelson and his son farm 2,500 acres in Iowa, and part of their operation includes on-farm research for the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust. On that farm, they have continuous no-till, continuous conventional tillage and strip-till the rest of the acres....More
    • Jul 15, 2013
      Corn and Soybean Digest

      NRCS on Watersheds, Water Quality and Conservation Investment

      The annual Conservation Technology Information Center's (CTIC) Conservation in Action Tour held Tuesday and Wednesday July 9-10 in central Illinois' Livingston County was kicked off by the Acting Chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Jason Weller. In this Corn & Soybean Digest video by Editor Kurt Lawton, Weller talks about several key conservation efforts....More

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