Items Tagged with 'Soil Health Institute'


GO Seed Hires Dr. Shannon Cappellazzi to Head Research

Cappellazzi will be working with GO Seed’s partners and customers, Ag Research Services, the National Ecological Observatory Network, Oregon State University (where she serves on the courtesy faculty) and research collaborators across the U.S., Canada and Mexico to better understand how plants impact the microbial life within the soil.
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Ag Groups Discuss Barriers to Soil Health

Attendees included farm organizations, farmers, environmentalist groups, experts from Cornell University, the Department of Agriculture, plus representatives from the Soil Health Institute, New York Farm Bureau, Northeast Organic Farming Association, the New York State Vegetable Growers Association, and American Farmland Trust. Participants in the roundtable discussed their own efforts to improve soil health, as well as some of the barriers they’re facing. Find out more in this article from the Mid-Hudson News (Newburgh, NY).
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Report Analyzes Farm Bill Impact on Soil Health

The Soil Health Institute and National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition have released a report serving as a comprehensive review of each new provision and its role in advancing soil health. The report also compares funding for soil health in the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bills.
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Multiple Companion Cover Crops Enhance No-Till Soil

Keith Berns and his brother Brian co-own Providence Farms and Green Cover Seed in Bladen, Neb. They farm 2,500 acres, including corn, soybeans, rye, triticale, peas, buckwheat and sunflowers using continuous no-till and a variety of cover crop strategies to maximize the health of their soil.
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Attend the 2022 National No-Tillage Conference

Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees.

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