Soil Health Partnership Celebrates World Soil Day

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Soil Health Partnership, Video

The Soil Health Partnership honored World Soil Day yesterday with a fun and educational video.  “Farmers to the Rescue: How Healthy Soil Can Save the Planet” reflects on steps that can be take to protect our most vital resource. “Soil health is the next frontier in agricultural sustainability,” said Nick Goeser, SHP director. “Restoring organic matter through practices like growing cover … Read More

Soil Health Partnership Featured at Conference

Kelly MarshallAg Group, NCGA, Nutrient Management, Soil Health Partnership

Several key organizations have gathered in St. Louis, Missouri this week to delve into soil health as a key element in carbon sequestration efforts.  “C-Quest: Charting a Course for Climate Research in Agriculture,” featured the Soil Health Partnership (SHP), a farmer-led initiative of the Nation Corn Growers Association.  Together with Monsanto Company, Washington University in St. Louis, Foundation for Food and … Read More

Soil Health Partnership Field Days Come to Close

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Conservation, Education, Events, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) field days are coming to an end for this growing season after the series hosted 40 different events in eight states throughout the summer. The events were mainly hosted by farmers enrolled in the program and had regular cooperation from local groups, and were held with the intention of spreading the word about cover crops, … Read More

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Launches

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Audio, Conservation, environment, Farm Progress Show, NCGA, Nutrient Management, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative was announced during the 2016 Farm Progress Show this week to add more support to on-farm conservation programs and practices. First out of the gate, the Collaborative will raise $4 million dollars over five years to support the Soil Health Partnership (SHP), a National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) initiative. The Collaborative was created to support, … Read More

SHP Welcomes New Program Coordinator

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Company Announcement, NCGA, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has recently welcomed Anne Dietz as the new program coordinator for the Soil Health Partnership (SHP), where she will provide support to share information and research across the full network of SHP partner organizations. “Anne is an excellent addition to our team, and we are excited to have her unique skillset to help our … Read More

Field Days Highlight Soil Health Practices

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Soil Health Partnership

Soil Health Partnership field days include advanced farming practices for Indiana farmers with both more and less experience. The summer schedule offers growers the chance to learn from experts and peers and see what’s happening in the world of soil health. The following schedule is planned for August and September: Aug. 11: Harlan, Ind. Aug. 11: Stryker, Ind. Aug. 17: … Read More

Summer Field Days Focus on Soil Health

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Conservation, Cover Crops, erosion, Nutrient Management, Soil Health Partnership, Tillage

With summer in full swing, the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) has kicked off its field days with a focus on how changing nutrient management and tillage strategies, along with cover crop adoption, can create long-term environmental and economic benefits. The field days began in June and will continue through September with a focus on the Midwest, specifically Iowa and Illinois. … Read More

Soil Health Field Days to Help Growers Adopt Practices

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, Soil Health Partnership

For Illinois farmers looking to improve the soil health on their operation, this summer is full of opportunities to learn what others are successfully doing.  The Soil Health Partnership is offering 12 field days throughout the sate to showcase how nutrient management, tillage strategies and cover crops can offer an environmental and an economic boost.  These events run from June … Read More

Summer Events and Contests for Corn Growers

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Conservation, Contest, Corn, Ethanol, NCGA, Soil, Soil Health Partnership, sustainability

A series of field days are being offered throughout Illinois this summer, allowing interested Illinois farmers an opportunity to learn more about progressive agricultural practices and ways to improve the health of their soil. The series, sponsored by Soil Health Partnership, will showcase how changing nutrient management and tillage strategies, along with cover crop adoption, can create lasting economic and … Read More

Register Now for Virtual Field Day

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Events, NCGA, Resources, Soil, Soil Health Partnership, sustainability

Spring means farmers are getting back in their fields again. The Soil Health Partnership is encouraging growers to take something new to the field with them this year.  This farmer-led initiative from the National Corn Growers Association is asking for one hour of time to learn a little more about the soil that will be vital part of every operation. … Read More