RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — The Soil Health Institute (SHI), the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, released today a series of virtual soil health field days. The video tours include conversations with cotton growers and soil health specialists in Arkansas and South Carolina, according to David Lamm, Project Manager of Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton. The series of 13 videos are publicly available on SHI’s YouTube Channel.
HEALTHY SOILS FOR SUSTAINABLE COTTON
2-State Tour – 13 Virtual Field Day Events
BUILDING SOIL HEALTH – THE VIEW FROM ARKANSAS
- Building Soil Health in Arkansas
- Cotton Soil – Conventional and No-Till
- Introducing the Furrow Runner Plow
- Cover Crop Seed Selection
- Cover Crop Seed Mixes
- Wide Row Cotton
BUILDING SOIL HEALTH – THE VIEW FROM SOUTH CAROLINA
- Soil Health in Richland County (South Carolina)
- Measuring Bulk Density
- Measuring Soil Temperature
- Principles of Regenerative Agriculture
- Warm Season Cover Crop Mixes
- Warm Season Cover Crop Growth
- Wrapping Up in Richland County (South Carolina)
The virtual field day videos are part of the Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton project, which provides farmer-focused education and training events delivered by Soil Health Institute scientists, partnering with local soil health technical specialists and farmer mentors who have implemented successful soil health management systems. The project aims to increase the adoption of soil health management systems among cotton producers while documenting environmental and economic benefits.
Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton is supported through the generosity of the Wrangler® brand, the VF Corporation Foundation and the Walmart Foundation. For more information about the project and access to the video series, visit https://
–Soil Health Institute
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