Soil Health
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Farmers for Soil Health

John JohnsonJun 2, 2022

Farmers are front-line caretakers of the land who work every day to conserve our natural resources. Doing so allows them to remain economically and environmentally…

Soil Health

U.S. Soybean Farmers Use Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Protect Water

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 2, 2022

Cover cropping is a management practice in which fields are planted not with the specific goal of a harvested crop, but to provide ground cover…

Soil Health

U.S. Soybean Farmers Can Make a Difference in Climate Change

USSEC Staff WriterJan 26, 2022

Climate change is a global concern, and the U.S., along with the rest of the world, is seeking greenhouse gas mitigation opportunities. U.S. soybean farmers…

Research

Crop Residue Decisions Impact Soil Life

American Society of AgronomyAug 6, 2020

The American Society of Agronomy highlighted a Louisiana State University AgCenter research project comparing the impact of no-till and prescribed fire as crop residue management…

Soil Health

Innovative Soil Nutrient Mapping Technology Wins Award

Ohio Soybean CouncilFeb 28, 2020

An innovative soil nutrient mapping and testing platform developed by Persistence Data Mining, Inc. and the Ohio Soybean Council won a 2019 R&D 100 Award.…

Soil Health

Management Practices Impact Carbon Storage in Soils

University of California, DavisFeb 16, 2020

A long-term study at the University of California Davis Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility, in the western U.S., found that practices that increase soil organic…