Tag Archives: soil health

24Mar/21

Evaluating soil health and soil carbon dynamics in Midwestern cropping systems

As part of the Soil Health Nexus Digital Cafe Series, Brian Dougherty of Iowa State University, presents “Evaluating soil health and soil carbon dynamics in Midwestern cropping systems”. This presentation was originally broadcast on March 24, 2021.

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24Feb/21

Soil Health for Nebraska Wealth: What the Nebraska Healthy Soils Task Force is doing to help farmers

As part of the Soil Health Nexus Digital Cafe Series, Keith Berns of Green Cover Seed, presents “Soil Health for Nebraska Wealth: What the Nebraska Healthy Soils Task Force is doing to help farmers”. This presentation was originally broadcast on February 24, 2021.

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10Feb/21

Second Annual Panhandle Soil Health Workshop set for March 5

The second annual Panhandle Soil Health Workshop sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center will be an online event for ag producers, consultants, and others in the region. The workshop will take place on March 5 from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on the Zoom cloud meeting platform. Registration is needed and can be done online.

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26Jan/21

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 11

The Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference will provide information to growers who are just getting started with cover crops and to those who are already making cover crops part of their operation. The conference will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST with in-person check in at 12:30 p.m.

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30Nov/20

How do we collectively conceptualize “soil health” and how do we use that to guide meaningful research and extension?

How would you define “soil health”? How do you think others would define it? You have likely seen people using the term “soil health” to refer to concepts that you personally might not personally think fit the definition of soil health. You are not alone! Inconsistent definitions of soil health can make communication difficult and even confusing.

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23Sep/20

Soil Health and Climate Resilience

As part of the Soil Health Nexus Digital Cafe Series, Gregg Sanford with University of Wisconsin, presents “Soil Health and Climate Resilience”. Diverse and perennial cropping systems are recognized for their soil health benefits, but that’s not all these cropping systems have to offer. A recent analysis using 26 years of data from the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trail (WICST) shows that these systems also provide the co-benefits of long-term stable production and resilience to a changing climate, both hallmarks of sustainable or regenerative agricultural systems. In this webinar, Gregg discusses the findings from this long-term analysis of perennial and diverse agroecosystems and their importance for farming in a changing climate.

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