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5/13/15 – Maximizing Soil Health

Soil Health is soil managed to its maximum potential through a system of conservation practices, including no-till, cover crops, advanced nutrient and pest management, and buffers and drainage systems where appropriate. Managing for soil health is one of the easiest and most effective ways for farmers to increase crop productivity and profitability while improving the environment. Why should you care about soil health? Idaho Natural Resources Conservation Services Agronomist Marlon Winger joined us to explain.

Find a link to the educational materials we referenced here.

The link to the aggregate demonstration Marlon referenced is here.

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