If farmers can get paid for an ecosystem service of carbon sequestration, while improving their soil’s ability for a greater return on investment, why not?
A $19 million research project is aimed at understanding how a farmer or rancher’s grazing management decisions impact soil health on pasture and rangeland.
When the word “pesticides” is used in Scientific American, it usually means bad hype for those of us who grow crops. And hype may be louder than reality.
If there are over 100 trillion microbes in the human gut alone, imagine how many microbes are in fields helping crops to grow.
Farmers must engage consumers and explain that we have shared values in regard to our animals and the sustainability of the environment.
What is this notion of pH, and why is it so mission critical? The symptoms of a problem are drawn out in farm soils: its creeping acidity, so to speak.
Soil health tests are not the same as soil tests, but the question is which do you need to be a productive and sustainable grower, no matter the scale.