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What Makes Healthy Soil?

What Makes Healthy Soil?

One of the easiest steps you can take to improve soil health is to create uniform density by using proper vertical tillage techniques. Uniform density makes it easier for crop roots to penetrate.

Take the first step toward more stress- and drought-resistant soils by adopting the Systems Approach to soil management

Nearly 75 years ago, USDA soil scientist Charles E. Kellogg wrote: "Essentially, all life depends upon the soil." Expressing a similar sentiment, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said: "The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself."

Think about it: No matter how much management, labor and fertilizer you apply, and regardless of the quality of seed you plant, it’s the soil that underpins how much food and fiber you produce.