The Soil Health Nexus team is dedicated to increasing regional access to soil health research, knowledge, extension, and resources. This webpage serves as a hub for research-based soil health resources throughout the region.
Check back often, as we continue to build out our resources!
The Digital Cafe Webinars are a series of informal soil health webinars discussing the latest soil health research, resources, and news. The series is being archived and is available here.Learn More
Soil Health is defined as the suite of biological, chemical, and physical properties and which enable soils to function as a vital living ecosystem that sustains all life above and underneath the soil surface.Learn More
Monthly articles on soil health from Soil Health Nexus members and partners.Learn More
There are three types of soil properties: physical, chemical and biological.Learn More
This data-brief shares the results of the Soil Health Nexus team’s recent study of soil health perceptions. The survey works to identify barriers to adoption, characterize resource needs, and examine how different audiences define soil health.Learn More
Learn how to conduct various soil health demonstrations and in-field assessments.Learn More
Learn more about on-farm research for soil health, from hosting to implementing, sharing results and involving citizen scientists.Learn More
Explore the latest research on the relationship between manure, soil health, and water.Learn More
Find University, Extension and USDA NRCS soil health resources by state.Learn More
This edition of The Current featured the latest research from across the region on the connection between cover crops, tile drainage and tillage timing on nutrient and sediment runoff.Learn More
Links to recorded presentations and associated proceedings related to Soil Health from the 2019 Waste to Worth Conference in Minneapolis, MN.Learn More