Soil Health Partnership

Soil Health Partnership names new executive director

· August 16, 2018

The Soil Health Partnership has a new executive director whose had a fascination with plants from early in her childhood. From her time growing up in New England, through her education and work in agriculture in the U.S. and around the world, Shefali Mehta has followed her passion, launching a notable career as an agricultural […]

Soil in good or bad shape? Soil health indicators will tell

· May 14, 2018

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) is narrowing down the field of soil health indicators to use to measure whether soil is healthy or not. According to Dr. Steven Shafer, Chief Scientific Officer of SHI, the lack of widely-applicable measurements and methods for assessing soil health are significant barriers to adopting soil health practices and systems. […]

Soil Health Partnership prepares for more robust soil sampling

· March 13, 2018

The seeds of good data have been planted—and the Soil Health Partnership is eager to harvest early results. The organization’s team is currently preparing for another round of robust soil sampling, a critical part of identifying, testing and measuring farm management practices that improve sustainability through soil health. An initiative of the National Corn Growers […]

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