Soil Health

Cornell plant disease scientist receives international honor

A Cornell University plant disease scientist has been honored for her work in improving crops. Maria Harrison is an adjunct professor in the sectio... more »

House farm bill first draft opposed by National Young Farmers Coalition

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn “G.T.” Thompson has released his discussion draft of the House Farm Bill. The proposed legislation m... more »

Wilbur-Ellis hosts California FFA leaders

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-E... more »

Soil inoculant released by ProGro

ProGro BIO has announced the commencement of its 2024 U.S. expansive in-field trial program. Building upon the success of its 2023 program, which e... more »

OFRF program supports farmer-led research

Tim and Becky Colby own Colby Farms, a 14-acre farm in Papillion, Nebraska, where they produce vegetables, fruits and some livestock products for thei... more »

Organic farming group offers soil course in Spanish

Editor's note: Spanish-language version below. (Español abajo.) The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) is offering a free online course in... more »

Fridays on the Farm: Kyle Haroldson

Editor's note: In its Fridays on the Farm series, the USDA recently featured Kyle Haroldson, an organic farmer in Brookings, South Dakota. He started ... more »

Rodale study looks at cover crops as living mulch

The Rodale Institute California Organic Center has preliminary results from its 2021 study exploring cover crops as an alternative to black plastic mu... more »

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