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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  • Learn about soil health and fertility at Bedford Park Outdoor Program Series event July 30, 2021 12:38 PM 1340 AM WBIW - Indiana BEDFORD – Richard Beckort from Purdue Extension-Jackson County will present on a topic covering many items related to soil health and fertility. Beckort will provide information on soil health and fertility as it relates to lawns, gardens, and more for …
  • Shoring up the corn belt's soil health with NASA satellite data July 29, 2021 3:06 PM Phys.org After the corn harvest last fall, Illinois farmer Paul Jeschke planted a fraction of his fields with cereal rye: 60 acres of the 4,500 he farms with his wife, nephew and brother-in-law, tucked behind a pasture, out of neighbors' sight. That way they …
  • Investing in soil health pays off for Iowa farmers July 29, 2021 8:33 AM Delta Farm Press The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour visited Kelly Nieuwenhuis' farm in O'Brien County recently to showcase soil health and water quality practices at work. The stop, hosted by The Nature Conservancy (TNC), featured agricultural conservation …
  • Soil health systems: 7 things to avoid July 28, 2021 8:31 AM Southwest Farm Press Many articles give advice on what to do for a successful soil health system. Rarely do you see advice on what not to do. For those of you who find the “don’ts” more useful than the “do’s,” here are seven don’ts for your soil health system: 1. Don’t put …

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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