Ways to Leverage Microbes to Boost Fall Crop Yields

Whether you are planting winter wheat, cover crops, strawberries, or some other fall crop, leveraging soil microbes may help you nurture a healthier, stronger crop, improve root mass, and increase […]

Soil Health Institute’s 6th Annual Meeting – Soil Health: Enriching Soil, Enhancing Life

Soil Health: Enriching Soil, Enhancing Life will be an online virtual meeting designed to connect the science of soil health with the information requested by farmers and the environmental benefits […]

Soil Health Field Day

What’s covered? Roller crimping Alternative forages Drone seeding demo Seeding equipment Contact Lance Klessig to RSVP – (608) 780-2134. See flyer for more details.

Do healthy soils grow healthier food?

It seems logical that healthier soil could grow healthier food. But how do we measure this and demonstrate it scientifically? Exploring links between the nutrient density of food and the […]

Equipment demonstration, soil health, and drought resiliency

Join  Martin Larsen at his farm to learn about his equipment. Larsen will be showing his interseeder, no-till drill, and corn planter. Larsen will also discuss how to continue to […]

Build Healthy Soil

Join Wisconsin Women in Conservation and learn the principles of healthy soil and how strategies like leaving the soil undisturbed and planting cover crops can increase the rich, dark, stable […]

Northern Soil Compaction Conference

Do you feel like soil compaction is squeezing your yields? Learn about what you can do to prevent and fix soil compaction at the Northern Soil Compaction Conference, held virtually […]

Compost on the Farm

Interested in soil health? Join us for a virtual field day on compost as a tool for improving soils. Keynote speaker Phil Foster will share details from his many years […]

Farming with Soil Life Short Course

In this course, participants will discuss common soil invertebrates, their ecology and roles in soil health, scouting methods, and management strategies to increase beneficial soil animal populations. Xerces presenters Stephanie […]

Improving Water Quality and Soil Health on Tile Drained Lands in Minnesota and Wisconsin

The Discovery Farms Programs in Minnesota and Wisconsin concluded a conservation innovation grant project focused on water quality and soil health on tile drained fields in the fall of 2020. […]