Can Manure Improve Soil Health?

This post was originally published on the Soil Health Nexus blog.  It has be adapted and re-published here. Is there a correlation between soil health (or soil productivity) and manure? A report recently released from the Soil Health… Read More

2017 Network Milestones

As a new year begins, and we take time to set new goals and resolutions, we would also like to take a moment and recognize the great work of our network initiatives in 2017. Each initiative is taking… Read More

Soil and Water Conservation Society: Looking Ahead

The following interviews have been edited for style and clarity.    Conservation is a word that has sparked in popularity over the past few years.  Often paired within stories around climate change, pollution, and negative narratives, conservation is… Read More

Waste Water?

Manure.  One stage in a rich, life-giving cycle from sun, soil, and water, to  plant, to animal, to kitchen table, and back to the soil again. Sometimes we call manure animal waste. This term signifies a break in… Read More

Improve Your Soil Health Management Systems: Free Webinar

 Soil Health Webinar: Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. CT presented by ISU and NRCS Free webinar is open to anyone interested in improving their soil health management system AMES, Iowa –  Field agronomists, farmers and… Read More

Jerry Hatfield Awarded Hugh Hammond Bennett Award

This content came from the Soil and Water Conservation Society 2016 Conference Brochure The Hugh Hammond Bennett Award recognizes extraordinary national and international accomplishments in the conservation of soil, water, and related natural resources. Jerry Hatfield is a… Read More

Extension Programs Host Land Use and Management Practices to Enhance Water Quality Workshop; Curriculum Available for Use

Fargo, North Dakota –In the Northern Great Plains, livestock production and watershed management often go hand in hand. If not managed properly, this combination can lead to water contaminated with harmful bacteria.  This is the issue Miranda Meehan,… Read More

Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters Workshop a Great Success

Via The Ohio State University Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters Initiative In Columbus, September 14-16, 100 invited participants from 12 states (AR, IL, IN, MD, MI, MN, MS, NC, NE, OH, TN, WI), the District of Columbia, and… Read More

The Current Webinar 4 – Soil Health: What Do We Know, What Can We Do? – Sept 17 · 2 pm CDT

The fourth webinar in The Current speed networking series explores soil health via 10-minute topic presentations and a 20-minute QA/networking segment. The webinar is free of charge and open to Extension professionals across the region. Please use the form below… Read More