An Introduction to Soil Health Practices identifies and explains the cause of several conditions that often lead to common resource or agronomic concerns for farmers, including erosion, compaction, weed pressure, and nutrient loss. Featuring the experiences of six Illinois farmers and referencing scientific research throughout, the guide offers practical solutions that will address these common concerns while building soil health and supporting more resilient farming systems in Illinois. It also highlights practical benefits that can be achieved by the adoption of conservation practices, focusing on practices that have potential for statewide application.
An Introduction to Soil Health Practices
Torey Colburn, Frank Rademacher
Chicago, Il: Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership
November 13, 2023
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