Soil Management in agriculture

What is soil management? Soil is one of the main fundaments of food production. Soil management is the application of all actions taken to protect and enhance soil fertility. Proper soil management includes soil conservation and achieving optimal soil fertility and soil health. Organic farming in particular stresses optimal soil management. It uses soil health as its main source of its fertilization and pest control.

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  • Sharon Hull, This Week in the Garden | Soil health is key to successful gardening October 21, 2021 11:47 PM Monterey Herald How successful was your garden this summer? Were the plants healthy and vigorous? Was the harvest all you hoped for? If some plants were struck by disease or pests, or just never grew properly, it is time to think about improving the health of your soil. …
  • Measuring soil health easily and reliably October 20, 2021 6:58 PM Newswise Newswise — October 20, 2021 - Healthy soils are a precious resource. They are vital for protecting ecosystems, maintaining water quality, producing crops, and mitigating climate change. There are numerous indicators to measure soil health. However, these …
  • Applications open for Soil Health Advisory Committee October 19, 2021 9:44 PM The Fence Post - Nebraska -Colorado Department of Agriculture BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the department and the commissioner on matters regarding …
  • Soil health assessment tool now available for Michigan farmers October 17, 2021 4:58 PM WSGW - Michigan A Michigan Soil Health Progress Report developed by Michigan State University Extension educators is now available for farmers, agribusinesses, agency personal and crop advisors to assist in assessing and tracking soil health on their farms. According to …

Toyota launches service on soil cultivation to address issues in agriculture

The Toyota Motor Corporation launch a new support service that aims to improve agricultural productivity and make way for intelligent soil cultivation. Furthermore, it would...

Case studies on soil health improvement help farmers in Minnesota

Three associations from the University of Minnesota released a set of case studies about soil health practices to help farmers learn new experiences. Moreover, these...

Commonland aims to restore land affected by soil depletion

Commonland, a company that conducts land restoration projects, introduces a solution to food security and biodiversity while mitigating soil depletion. Furthermore, the "4 returns" model of...

Conservation technologies help mitigate effects of climate change in India

As India launch a national conference for farmers, the government calls out for scientists to develop water and soil conservation technologies to prevent the...

Forest conservation training paves way for awareness to Ghanaian farmers

27,000 farmers from the different regions of Ghana have participated in Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP) to enhance agricultural production and raise...

Soil test: How to help farmers stabilize source of income?

The government of Tamil Nadu, in India, has mandated its farmers to run a soil test to improve crop yields and income. After sharing success...
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