Using Tarps to Control Weeds & Reduce Tillage

“Tarping” or covering the soil with plastic silage tarps is becoming a popular weed management strategy for smaller scale vegetable farms.

Do Healthy Soils Grow Healthier Food?

It seems logical that healthier soil could grow healthier food. But how do we measure this and demonstrate it scientifically?

Plant Nutrition for Urban Soils

Urban soils can pose unique challenges for growers. Learn how to identify and address your soil’s quality and health issues.

Soil Health Benchmarks 2021 Report

What are the soil samples, field management records, and first-hand experiences from 100+ farms telling us about soil health?

Insights on Common Soil Health Challenges

Through our Soil Health Benchmark Study, we’re discovering soil health problems farmers are facing. During this webinar, we review several common soil health challenges and explore how farmers are working to fix them.

Wet Fields Obstruct Operations & Soil Health at Chicano Sol Farm

A vegetable farmer grapples with improving soil health on her persistently wet fields.

Tough Weather is Tough on Soil: Rebuilding Soil Aggregates at Woodside Vu Farm

We explore how a row crop farm could utilize cover crops to remediate the damaging effects wet weather has had on its soil aggregate stability.

My Soil Health is Excellent, Now What: Improving Efficiency at Blue Mountain View Farm

A farmer considers how he can improve efficiency—and therefore profit—on his third-generation pastured livestock farm.

Introduction to the Soil Health Benchmark Study

During this webinar, we’ll explain how you can participate in our Soil Health Benchmark Study, which will help you not only implement more sustainable soil management techniques but also maximize yields and profits.

Whole Farm Management with FarmOS

They say “What gets measured, gets managed.” Given that there is a lot to manage on a working farm, effective record-keeping tools are essential to the success of any farm business.

Exploring Connections Between Soil Health & Nutrition at Blackberry Meadows Farm

Can soil health influence the nutritional value of produce?

Stuck in a Rut: Stagnant Organic Matter Levels at Bending Bridge Farm

Farmers collaborate to troubleshoot stagnant organic matter levels.

Too Much of a Good Thing: Compost Brings Phosphorus Challenges to Red Earth Farm

Excessive phosphorus has negative consequences for crop yields and the environment.

Hands-On Soil Health

Learn about our Soil Health Benchmark Study and how you can participate.