The North Central Region Soil Health Nexus is a university-led team dedicated to increasing access to research-based soil health knowledge, extension and resources.
The team was created in 2015 with funding from the North Central Region Water Network. The team is structured around research, extension and outreach, and resources and communications with representatives from all 12 North Central Region states.
Soil Health Digital Cafe Series
The Soil Health Nexus is hosting a series of informal soil health webinars featuring Extension soil health experts and researchers from across the region discussing the latest soil health research, resources, and news. The webinars will take place monthly; they will be an hour in length with 20-minute presentation, followed by 10-minutes of Q&A and then a casual 30-minute Digital Cafe where attendees can continue to discuss the topic in more depth with Soil Health Nexus members.
Ag Policy and How it Impacts Soil Health Practice Adoption – April 21 @ 2 pm Central
The April Soil Health Digital Cafe will feature Lara Bryant and will focus on Policy Making related to Soil Health. From crop insurance, to Farm Bill conservation programs, to state programs, to corporate sustainability protocols, policy has had far-reaching impacts on agriculture in the US and worldwide. Learn about major US policies impacting soil health practices, for better or worse, and how to be a part of the nationwide discussion.