soil health

Oregon State University and partners to receive $50 million grant for climate-smart potatoes

Oregon State University (OSU) has been awarded a $50 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to work with farmers and Native American tr... READ MORE »

House Ag Committee holds hearing on soil health, regenerative agriculture practices

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on soil health and regenerative ag practices Sept. 14. Witnesses included Jeff Moyer, CEO of th... READ MORE »

Soil Health Institute announces recommended measurements for evaluating soil health

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) announced Aug. 12 its recommended measurements for assessing soil health. These recommendations answer the No. 1 quest... READ MORE »

TerraNu fertilizers reduce nitrogen fertilizer demands

With today’s high fertilizer prices, the increased yield from TerraNu fertilizers delivers a return on investment of two times above nutrient value ... READ MORE »

Using perennial grains as crop field borders

Planting beneficial plants next to gardens and crop fields large and small has been a standard practice for decades, even centuries. The plants provid... READ MORE »

BioSafe Systems releases new plant health promoter

BioSafe Systems' new TerraGrow Liquid is a specialty blend of beneficial microbial organisms formulated to invigorate plant health. When applied t... READ MORE »

Cover crops and potatoes: How effective are they?

There is nothing new about regenerative agriculture; in fact, it’s as old as farming itself. In recent years, however, it has been pushed into the s... READ MORE »

soil-health

Carbon storage study by Soil Health Institute gets funding from Wells Fargo

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) is getting funding from Wells Fargo to assist in identifying microbial indicators of optimal carbon cycling and storag... READ MORE »

Three on-farm conversation trial projects coming to Washington

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $25 million to conservation partners across the country for 18 new projects under the Conservati... READ MORE »

Sheep grazing appears to have positive impact on soil health

The concept of regenerative agriculture is popular these days. The Rodale Institute states that regenerative agriculture “prioritizes soil health wh... READ MORE »


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