Soil Health Institute Releases Progress Report

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Based on data from the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture, the Soil Health Institute (SHI) has released PROGRESS REPORT: Adoption of Soil Health Systems. The analysis includes a state-by-state breakdown of changes in adoption from 2012 to 2017 for cover crops and no-till production. Cover crop and no-till practices both support biological activity in the soil. Cover crops are particularly …

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Soil Health Institute Endorses 19 Soil Health Measurements

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After three years of industry collaboration, the Soil Health Institute (SHI) has endorsed 19 national soil health measurements that will help answer the question “Just how healthy (or unhealthy) are the nation’s soils?” “We can’t really know the answer to that question until we have a set of common soil health measurements that scientists and farmers can compare and track …

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Soil Health Institute Offers Grant

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Those looking for funding for reviews of soil health-related scientific literature and supporting compilations need look no further. The Soil Health Institute (SHI) is accepting applications now to June 23, 2017. The SHI will fund up to five grants at a maximum of $8,000 each for preparation of literature searches and summaries of soil health or retailed fields like land …

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