Soil Health Demonstration Videos

Soil Health Demonstration: Slump Test

Christina Curell from Michigan State University Extension overviews how to conduct a slump test to help assess soil health.

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Soil Health Demonstration: Compaction

Charles Ellis from University of Missouri Extension shows how to analyze soil compaction.

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Soil Health Demonstration: Tabletop Rainfall Infiltration

Gary Lesoing from University of Nebraska Extension will show you how to use a tabletop rainfall simulator

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Soil Health Demonstration: Organic Matter

Todd Whitney from University of Nebraska Extension talks about how organic matter interacts with the soil.

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Soil Health Demonstration: Soil Texture

Leslie Johnson from University of Nebraska Extension talks about an activity to explain soil texture and water infiltration.

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Soil Health Assessment: Earthworm Counts

Christina Curell from Michigan State University Extension overviews how to do an earthworm count to help assess soil health.

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Soil Health Assessment: Grass Soil Pit

Gene Campbell with the NRCS assesses a grass soil pit.

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Soil Health Assessment: Row Crop Soil Pit

Travis Harper with University of Missouri Extension assesses a row crop soil pit.

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Soil Health Assessment: Rainfall Infiltration

Gary Lesoing with University of Nebraska Extension looks at rainfall infiltration rate for soil health.

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Soil Health Assessment: Soil Temperature

Gary Lesoing with University of Nebraska Extension discusses the importance of soil temperature with soil health.

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Soil Health Assessment: Collecting Rainfall Simulator Samples

Paul Gross with Michigan State University Extension discusses how to collect soil samples for a rainfall simulator.

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Soil Health Assessment: Residue Cover

Leslie Johnson with University of Nebraska Extension talks about residue counts and the transect method.

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Soil Health Assessment: Bulk Density

Todd Lorenz with University of Missouri Extension shows you how to sample for bulk density.

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Soil Health Assessment: Soil Core Test

Todd Lorenz with University of Missouri Extension shows how to use a core sampler instead of a soil pit.

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