Category Archives: General Soil Health

Articles on general soil health issues

Soil Health Video Blitz

There have been several videos or video series that have caught my eye over the past few months and I’m going to put them all in one post now. I’ve only viewed about half of these to date and many are real … Continue reading

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World Soil Day, & stuff

Ok, since the FAO (the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organization) has declared Dec 5th World Soil Day, I thought I’d better get back to posting some blog content. Yes, that’s a bit tongue-in-cheek as I’m not exactly a fan of … Continue reading

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The Soil Carbon Coalition and Challenge

Peter Donovan asked me a while back to make a pitch specifically for his “Soil Carbon Challenge” and I’m finally getting around to it. Sorry Peter, it’s been a crazy summer. I’m including this link directly to his challenge page on his … Continue reading

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COMET Farm Online Tool by USDA

This looks a like a really interesting and powerful tool. It’s purpose, in a nutshell, is to help producers understand and manage their operation to maximize carbon sequestration (and building soil health) and minimize energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Healthy Soil Microbes, Healthy People

This is a great article brought to my attention by friends on Google+. Mike Amaranthus & Bruce Allyn did a good job of authoring this summary of the relationship between healthy soil microbes and healthy human microbes. Everything is indeed … Continue reading

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