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+Soybean Digest

      Strip-till benefits

      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+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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