Resources for “Soil Health”
Positive associations of soil organic matter and crop yields across a regional network of working farms
The amount of soil organic matter (SOM) is considered a key indicator of soil properties associated with higher fertility. We quantified the relationship between SOM and yields of corn (Zea mays L.) and silage for a dataset of 170 fields arrayed across 49 farms in a network of growers based in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Click here to read.
Digging deeper into soil health
Soil Health preliminary analysisDownload Article (pdf)
Measuring soil health
Results from biological and physical soil health measurements performed by UW Discovery Farms on Tile and Nitrogen Use Efficiency project fieldsDownload Article (pdf)