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How Are Farmers Leading Conservation Efforts in America?

Quora | Posted 10.05.2016 | Green

How are farmers leading the way with conservation efforts? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are...

5 Signs Of Healthy Soil In Honor Of World Soil Day

Claire O'Connor | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green
Claire O'Connor

There are more organisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there are people on the planet! Each of these organisms, including earthworms, bacteria and fungi, has a special role to play in building a healthy, resilient soil community that is pest- and disease-resistant, soaks up water like a sponge, and provides nutrients to growing crops.

The Next Step: Adding Cover Crop to a No-Till System (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

From Cooking Up a Story: Dan Forgey, farm manager at Cronin Farms in South Dakota, has been using no-till management for more than 17 years. Over that...

Getting at the Roots of Climate Change: Food

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

We know that a third of global greenhouse gas emissions come from the way we produce, process, distribute, and consume food, but there are some real obstacles to lowering this figure.