The SD Soil Health Coalition has collaborated with a variety of radio stations and organizations across the state to air monthly “Soil Health Tips” and other audio. These short segments focus on a variety of different soil health topics, please enjoy the tips selected to air this month!
Small Grains Increase Profitability
Cycling of Nutrients with Shawn Freeland
Since 1990, the Dakota Farm Talk radio program has been keeping South Dakota’s agricultural industry up to date with what’s happening in today’s farming & ranching. Aired each weekday on a dozen SD radio stations, Dakota Farm Talk is a unique program for South Dakota’s grain & livestock producers.
Feb. 7, Let Mother Nature Be Your Guide
2023 Soil Health School Registration Open!
The 2023 Soil Health School will be held August 28-30 on the farms of Anthony Bly and Bruce Carlson near Garretson, SD! There will be classroom sessions, field excercises, discussion panels, and opportunities to network with researchers, industry professionals, and experienced producers who can help you on your soil health journey! Class size is limited, so learn more and register today!
News & Events
Long-term research reveals advantages of diverse crop rotations
By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – It can take time for scientists to build new knowledge of biological processes, especially when those processes play out over the course of years. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service North Central...
‘Park the chisel’: First step toward soil health can be simple
By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – The benefits of improved soil health for agricultural producers and gardeners are numerous and valuable – reduced input costs, improved profitability, drought and flood resilience, reduced erosion, improved water quality, increased wildlife...
Saline Soil Management: More Money With Fewer Crop Acres
By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – Salinity areas. Trouble spots. White deserts. Regardless of what they’re called, saline soils are a problem for South Dakota. White, salty areas where nothing grows are a common sight in fields across the state. “The amount of salinity that's...